Do markets undermine our morality?

You choose: EUR 10 cash in hand, but the mouse in front of you dies. Or no money, and the mouse lives. How do you decide? Behavioural economist Armin Falk presents the results of this experiment here and at the Academy of Behavioral Economics.


How clothes can learn to understand us

With his startup Holition, Jonathan Chippindale has developed clothes that understand our feelings. Find out how Chippindale creates new customer experiences with augmented reality and how clothes can also warn us about air pollution – here or at the GDI Retail Summit.


Nominate your Thought Leaders 2016 now!

The annual Thought Leader Index highlights the ideas and thinkers that have shaped business and society this year. You can play your part by nominating thought leaders.


The Future of power and influence in a connected world - Scenario Report

Ideas change the world – and the world changes ideas. The scenario report analyses how regional power structures influence the dissemination of these ideas.

Lev Manovich: "Selfies are windows into society"

Digital market research neglects a huge source of information on potential customers: pictures. Why research into selfies can offer companies a competitive advantage, explains the Professor of Computer Science at the GDI Retail Summit and in an interview here.


“The introduction of a basic income is inevitable”

Renowned speakers from around the world, including Robert Reich, Erik Brynjolfsson and Yanis Varoufakis, discussed the future of work and unconditional basic income at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. The videos and transcripts of the most important debates can be found here.

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12th European Trend Day – the best photos

Speakers, guests and impressions in the gallery of our media partner NZZ Online.