Society & Politics
Circularity: “The Biggest Obstacle Is Managing Radical Change”
Joe Iles, Programme Lead at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, explains how the circular economy can gain traction – in business and our personal lives.
AI Summit 2023 Preview
Artificial intelligence takes center stage at our event on September 7 in Munich. Who’s speaking and which topics are on the agenda? Take a look!
“Successful AI Means Responsible AI”
How can artificial intelligence advance humanity and benefit society as a whole? Google executive Ewa Duerr says responsible use of the technology is key.
Good or Evil? How AI Is Transforming Life, Work and Society
Will artificial intelligence turn out to be a blessing or a curse? DLD speakers from science, business and technology share expert opinions.
How Ecosystems Power Progress
Innovation is a global competition, and many regions try their best to win. But what does it take to create future champions? These DLD23 expert talks give answers.
The Earth Data Revolution
In this conversation Will Marshall, Founder & CEO of satellite imaging company Planet Labs, and Zanny Minton Beddoes, Editor-in-Chief of the Economist, highlight how technology is speeding up the news…
Freedom of the Press
Free speech is an invaluable asset – so precious, in fact, that one of the first things dictators do is try to suppress it. One way to achieve this goal…
5 Things We Didn’t Learn from the Pandemic – But Should Have
How much change did the pandemic really bring – and have we perhaps missed any opportunities? “We had this extraordinary inflection point where we could have fundamentally reinvented the way…
There are a lot of things that AI can do amazingly well. The big question is: How do we deal with the ethical implication of many AI applications? To shed…
Africa is a continent of tremendous potential and opportunities. This talk focuses on the question of how Africa can realize its potential further, and where the continent is already overtaking…
Challenges of Generative AI
The rise of generative AI systems like ChatGPT and DALL-E has raised both excitement and concerns over the capabilities of artificial intelligence in general. How good, how reliable are these…
World After Capital
As co-founder of Kitchen Stories, a highly successful cooking app, Verena Hubertz could have enjoyed stardom in the German startup scene. Instead she decided to move into politics. Now a…
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In this DLD20 conversation, New York Times reporter Mike Isaac sat down with Gavin Wood, co-founder of Parity Technologies, to examine how “to make the Internet great again”, what is spurring the developments of blockchain and what “Web 3.0” will look like.…
In 2014, MIT researchers Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee published their book The Second Machine Age, which takes an in-depth look at the impact of rapid technological advancement and automation on the economy, the labor market, and society. It became an international…