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While we all have large networks on social media and business platforms, real connection and long-lasting, meaningful relationships remain rare and exclusive – especially in a business context. In this DLD Sync session, Susan discussed with DLD’s Founder and Connector-in-Chief, Steffi Czerny, what the key elements for forging real relationships are.
Key Insights: What We Learned at DLD All Stars
A world in crisis is also a world of opportunities. This was on full display at DLD All Stars, our three-day online conference that featured…
The Incongruity Between Technology and the Social Fabric
Former Google ethicist Tristan Harris co-founded the Center for Humane Technology after realizing how manipulative many social media platforms have become – doing everything to…
What’s Next, Jimmy?
In his DLD All Stars presentation, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales analyzes the current technology landscape and explains what separates “good tech” from “bad tech” –…
Never Give Up
Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize 2021, Maria Ressa has become an international symbol of hope and resilience due to her tireless fight for freedom…
How to Stay Sane in Times of Division
From Covid-19 to climate change: It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by a sense of perennial crisis – in politics, society and nature. Award-winning author Elif…
Civil Society & Tech: A Benevolent Partnership?
While technology companies have brought many positive developments to our world, they have not always lived up to their responsibilities towards society. LinkedIn founder Reid…
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…
How Can We Trust Social Media Again?
What can you believe anymore? Social media are full of misinformation and manipulation. DLD speakers explain what could be done. Some solutions lie with us…
The Breakdown of Trust
A loss of trust in institutions is affecting our beliefs, but why is this happening? We’ve all been there, the moment you find yourself considering, if even for a split second, that a conspiracy theory might just be possible. In this conversation with Rachel Botsman, author and Oxford University Trust Fellow, we discussed what happens to us when we live in a social and political climate that makes it extremely hard to know whom or what to trust.