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DLD NEWS

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Life, Science and Intelligent Birds - An Interview with Auguste von Bayern

Lukas Kubina

Auguste von Bayern is scientist at the Zoology Department of Oxford University, specialized in comparative cognition and the mind and intelligence of crows and parrots. The goal of her research is ...

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How Joy is Protecting the World

Another one of these preachers trying to persuade us to stop eating animals? Yawn. But wait a minute, this one comes with a new concept: “Carnism” is derived from the Latin word “caro” meaning ...

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The Powers of Coding – An interview with She++

Karen Khurana

While technology has an increasing impact on our daily lives from social relationships to politics, female computer scientists actively influencing these developments are still in short supply. ...

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Living and Working in the 21st Century

Gabriele Zedlmayer

What are the most valuable business skills in today’s economies and job markets? Beyond talent and functional expertise, companies now also seek people who can think and collaborate globally, work ...

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Now or Never - How Taking Risks Can Change Your Life

What do Sydney, Buenos Aires, Mumbai, Shanghai, Honolulu, San Francisco, London, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Tel Aviv, Addis Abeba and Havanna have in common? Journalist and writer Meike Winnemuth has ...

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CULA Revisited - A Tea Set Designed by Olaf Nicolai

Lukas Kubina

Tea time in style. Olaf Nicolai premiered working with porcelain for the historic Nymphenburg manufactory in 2010. As the DLDw13 is taking place in this magic setting, it's time to revisit their ...

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Prototypes of a Networked Society

I am very much looking forward to joining the DLD Women conference this year – and I am quite interested in the topic of young women & the Internet. As a design researcher, one of my research ...

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A Dozen Chairs

John Gerzema

Many Israelis know that Shimon Peres had brought a new way of working to the office of the president, and one visit to the presidential palace is all it takes to see how. Efrat Duvdevani, Peres’s ...

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How Business and Philanthropy Merge to Empower

(Lacking) Corporate Social Responsibility by global companies recently has gained infamous attention through the collapse of a factory building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in April this year. Most of ...

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What is the weather you bring with you?

Julia Ju

During my time at Stanford I went to an event nearly every day: leadership conferences (why women are the better leaders), hero workshops (what you can learn from action hero marketing), food ...

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Contraception and Conception – The Story of Carl Djerassi

Karen Khurana

Few people can claim to have had a more fundamental impact on women's personal lives, modern family structures and global demographics than chemist and multi-disciplinary thinker Carl Djerassi. ...

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Firefox Developers are Mobilizing Against Data Snooping

DLD Team

The resistance against the monitoring program “Prism” is rising. Under the slogan “Stop Watching Us” Firefox developers oppose the monitoring of the Internet and telephone data through the NSA ...

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Nothing is Impossible. Jeff Pulver’s Personal Reboot.

Lukas Kubina

This is the incredible story of Jeff Pulver. One beyond 140 characters. It’s the story about his personal struggle to bypass the bypass, about hacking his behaviour patterns, circumventing surgery ...

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Beuys and Ella in One Villa

Lukas Kubina
Those were the days. Extravagant „Malerfürsten“ (princes of art) were building their villae suburbanae on green grass. The dawn of an epicentre of modernism settled just outside the cities’ former boundaries. In front of the Propylaeum, Realist painter Fr

Those were the days. Extravagant „Malerfürsten“ (princes of art) were building their villae suburbanae on green grass. The dawn of an epicentre of modernism settled just outside the cities’ former ...

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