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Robots, Manners and Stress
Yes, robots can stressed out too – and when that happens things can get ugly, even dangerous for humans, as Cambridge University researchers Ross Anderson and Ilia Shumailov explain in their DLD Summe…
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…
Digital Health: Technology’s Next Frontiers
This DLD Summer panel discussion takes a deep dive into the converging worlds of health, medicine and technology. Merck Group CTO Laura Matz and Brainlab founder Stefan Vilsmeier provide expert op…
Interspecies Design
Paola Antonelli (MoMA) and Lucia Pietrouisti (Serpentine Galleries) call for principles of co-design with other species and leaving the superior position of the anthropocentric framework. The first st…
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…
Personal Genomics: What’s Next?
Precision medicine and personal health require deep knowledge about the body – and each person’s biological characteristics. With her company 23andMe, Anne Wojcicki has pioneered the field of personal…
Quantum Computing: Blessing or Risk?
From research and finance to healthcare and aerospace: Quantum computing is opening up new possibilities for solving some of the most pressing issues of our time. “Some people say that quantum computi…
Marcus du Sautoy (Oxford University) left, Eduardo Terrazas (Architect, Artist) centre, Hans Ulrich Obrist  (Serpentine Galleries) right speaking at DLD Munich conference 2020, Europe’s big innovation conference, Alte Kongresshalle, Munich, January 17 2020rrFree press image © Jason Andrew for DLD
Traditionally, the realms of arts and sciences were kept separate from each other. However, increasingly, both artists and scientists are seeing the benefits of breaking down the silos and engaging in…

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