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DLD News


After the Ashley Madison Hack, Can Online Encounters Stay the Course?

Rachel Solomon

The hack of infidelity website Ashley Madison was a shock on several levels. For starters, it was massive, seizing 300GB of data on the site's 37 million users. Secondly, it exposed Ashley Madison ...

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DLD London Breakfast: Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Serpentine Marathon series

Melissa von Faber-Castell

As a kick-off to the 10th edition of the Serpentine Marathon, DLD organized its annual London breakfast at the spectacular Zaha Hadid designed Magazine Restaurant. This year’s Marathon’s theme ...

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Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist on When Video Needs Exhibition Space, and Not YouTube

Nick Clunn

When Hans Ulrich Obrist thought as a teenager that he might want to work as an art curator, he knew of no schools that offered a straightforward curriculum on the subject. Undeterred, he designed ...

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Internet Bullies: A Vocal Minority Who Need Silencing

Rachel Solomon

In today's highly interactive and public Internet space, all content and individuals — even the most benign — are growing increasingly vulnerable to online abuse, or "Internet shaming." Whether ...

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Chinese Startups: Playing Catch-up and Adapting

Amy He

China's tech scene is a relatively young one with enormous potential. The talent pool is deep, and in a country whose burgeoning middle class is almost as big as the entire U.S. population, ...

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Little Sun Charge's Kickstarter Connects the Global Village: An Interview with Olafur Eliasson

Jonathon Narvey

Power to the people. That's the promise of Olafur Eliasson's Little Sun Charge Kickstarter campaign, which has already more than tripled its funding goal of €50,000, with weeks left to go. The ...

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Will You Join the Transhuman Evolution?

Kathleen Raven

For much of existence, Homo sapiens have labored to simply survive. Now, centuries after technological and biomedical breakthroughs, humans can edit the human genome, print 3D body organs, and ...

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The Future of Education

Jack Heyward-Tuck

The very first DLD Academy brought together three thought leaders in the field of education: Esther Wojcicki, journalist, teacher and founder of the innovative Media Arts Center at Palo Alto High ...

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17 million wearable devices were shipped to customers in 2014. But wearables are just a small part of a bigger phenomenon, the IoT business, machines connected and able to talk to other machines. ...

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Wearables for Payment

A workshop for understanding how a wearable is designed, what technology can we integrate into it, what are the most common features and how they work for the user. The dynamics of the session ...

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Workshop! Healthy Lifestyle 101

Astrid Purzer is the founder of Detox Delight, the first delivery service of fresh juices and nutritional cleanses. The attendees to the workshop learnt how to make a detox program and how to ...

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Connected Health

Empowerment for Patients?

New technologies are allowing new ways of approaching healthcare, of digitally relating patient and doctor, of providing tools for easiest and fastest online diagnosis. Some of these game changers ...

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