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DLD All Stars, arts, culture, talks

The Art of Planetary Storytelling

Discover highlights from our arts and culture talks at DLD All Stars, with international top speakers from culture, science, politics and business…
DLD Sync, biological manufacturing

Grow Your Phone! The Age of Biological Manufacturing Is Here

If the 20th century was the Age of Physics, the central technology of the 21st century will be biology. Despite marvelous advances in areas like health care, we have only seen a tiny part of what this powerful technology can do. Multiple industries are turning towards biological manufacturing as an integral part of their business strategy, particularly if they are concerned about sustainability.
DLD Sync, bio technology, biotechnology, George Church, Ellen Jorgensen, Jamie Metzl

The Machinery of Life & The Future of Human Evolution

Moderated by Jamie Metzl, author of Hacking Darwin, scientists Ellen Jorgensen and George Church discussed the possibilities of biotechnology and gene editing in medicine and health. Ellen Jorgensen is the Chief Science Officer and co-founder of Aanika. She holds a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology and has spent more than 30 years in the biotechnology industry.
DLD video, walking, health, mobility, Jeffrey Schnapp, Shane O'Mara

Future of Walking

Walking has a number of surprising benefits that help to improve our health, posture and, most surprisingly, our mind. “Your brain is much more active…
Osh Agabi, Koniku, airport security, digital health, biotech

Turning Biology Into Technology

Koniku founder Osh Agabi has a daring plan: He’s developing a new kind of of biochip made from brain tissue in order to create sensors…
Mary Lou Jepsen, DLD conference, 2018

“We Can Look Inside Heads!”

Ping-pong session at DLD Munich 18: Author and MIT scientist Andrew McAfee and Openwater founder Mary Lou Jepsen ask each other questions. Mary Lou Jepsen…
Petra Schwille, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry

Of Real Planets & Synthetic Cells

One important part of DLD’S DNA are the life sciences. Breaking it down to the essentials, Petra Schwille, Director of the Max Planck Institute of…

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smart cities, urbanization, urban planning, future of cities

The New Code of Cities

How will the corona crisis change office life? What should cities do to reinvent themselves for tomorrow? MIT researcher Carlo Ratti and Steelcase VP James Ludwig shared plenty of ideas in their DLD Sync session…

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