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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 ...
Food for Thought
Otto Group Media Lunch
Following an engaging talk on the Brave New Customer and the future of retail, Torsten Ahlers, CEO of Otto Group Media, hosted an exclusive lunch for the DLD community, friends and partners in ...
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 ...
Bird Migration & Peacekeeping
Birds are often symbols in our society - e.g. freedom or power. The barn owl is recognized as a bad omen in the Middle East, but Mansour Abu Rashid, Prof. Yossi Leshem, and Prof. Alexandre Roulin ...
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 ...
You are what you eat – The Future of Food
A healthy diet is important – but often hard to implement in the daily life. Edward Shenderovich (Kite Ventures) welcomed on stage Josh Hix (Plated), Esther Dyson (HICCUP) and Chuck Templeton (S2G ...