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Our Brave New World
In his DLD Summer talk, Rod Beckstrom, former Director of the National Cybersecurity Center in the United States, analyzes the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on both a global and a personal level. “Wha…
Science Works: The Power of Basic Research
The Covid-19 pandemic has shown both the benefits of science as well as the need to explain its benefits better, as Ann-Kristin Achleitner (University of Munich) and Robbert Dijkgraaf (Institute of Ad…
Scott Galloway: Twenty-One
In his trademark rapid-fire fashion, NYU professor Scott Galloway analyzes current trends in technology and business for the year ahead. His predictions include: Apple will buy Peloton, Amazon will mo…
Stoicism & Corona
What’s the best way to get through the corona crisis and deal with the mental stress induced by the pandemic? Rolf Dobelli recommends stoicism – the art of enduring hardship by strengthening the mind.…
Beautiful Numbers
Things may look dire due to the Covid-19 pandemic but no, it’s not all bad. While times of crisis may make it seem as if the world is going in the wrong direction, in many ways life has improved drama…
Rethinking the Future of Science
The Covid-19 pandemic has had the effect of alerting the entire world to the dangers of future viruses that could wreak even more havoc. Merck Group CEO Stefan Oschmann and Pardis Sabeti, Professor of…

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