Esther Dyson


Esther Dyson (@edyson on twitter) is executive founder of Wellville, a nonprofit project dedicated to showing the value of investing in health. Wellville advises five communities in the U.S. on accelerating their own health initiatives. Dyson is actively involved in policy and fundraising for the project and spends her extra time nurturing start-ups, with a recent focus on health care.

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Attention Economy 2.0

Attention has always been an important currency in the media world – but digital media services and platforms have rewritten the rules of how to capture the attention of billions, and turn it into profits. Silicon Valley insider Esther Dyson and journalist Jochen Wegner take a deep dive into the latest developments. They also explore…
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Out of Space

Catherine “Cady” Coleman is one of the few people in the world who can say she’s gone to outer space – twice. “I always thought space was somewhere else but space is part of where we live,” said the retired NASA astronaut. In a conversation with Esther Dyson, Coleman shared her extraordinary experiences with the…


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Coronavirus: Managing A Crisis That Changes Everything

Drowning in news about the Covid-19 pandemic? We’ve created an overview of reliable sources, expert voices, studies and interactive tools. Take a look!
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Quick Take: Highlights of DLD20

An astronaut, a Nobel Prize winner, a chess champion, many champions of a sustainable future: Take a look at select videos of DLD20.
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