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Pioneering Health Care Technology
Mary Lou Jepsen surely deserves to be called a technology pioneer. Most recently, she was an engineering executive at Facebook working on its Oculus virtual reality gear; before that she spent ...
Reconquering Values in the Light of Populism
Enlightenment For Humans and Robots Alike
In the spirit of this year's theme, experimental psychologist and Harvard professor Steven Pinker discussed reconquering values of enlightenment in conversation with journalist Andrian Kreye ...
Data Collected by Butterflies
Localising forest fires, estimating biomass or carbon storage – analysing the quality of habitants for certain animal species. All that is possible thanks to remote sensing and essential for ...
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 Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, works on defining what life actually ...
Pushing the Boundaries of AI
From speech recognition to automatic driving, AI applications are advancing at a fast pace. Artificial neural networks combined with big data will continue to impact the way we work, communicate ...
Biotopia & Collective Behavior
To provide a first taste of what to expect in BIOTOPIA we are joined by leading expert on collective behaviour Professor Iain Couzin and Icarus founder Professor Martin Wikelski, introduced by ...
Fixing Education for the AI Age
(CO-CREATED BY COGNITIONX)
Without doubt, Artificial Intelligence will soon enough impact every aspect of our lives. How can education profit from machine learning systems? And what are the most important skills we need to ...
AI & Ethics
As AI is emerging at a high speed and will soon play a role in decision-making concerning life and death, it is crucial to think about the possibilities of hardwired ethics. Jennifer Schenker ...
Designing Life: The Genomic Revolution
Next up is Julian Savulescu of Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics talking about the advancements of gene editing and why we should embrace this technology. We see three important ...
Spaces For Innovation
Carlo Ratti of MIT talks about how the city is changing today. • The city how Le Corbusier envisioned it in the 20th century where every space had a specific function is changing into one where ...
As we head into the weekend we share the low down from a week coverage of CES 2017. I’m surprised to see video conferencing as one of the buzz words but “education through speech recognition” is ...
How to hack the brain
Hello New York! Welcome back to DLDnyc and let's start the second day with some really important questions: Why do we so often fail to act in our own best interest? And what are the forces that ...
The code of life
Steffi Czerny, Managing Director of DLD Media and co-founder of DLD Conference, welcomed the scientist Riccardo Sabbatini on the stage. He talked about the human code – the genetic instructions of ...