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Hudema Klimastreik

Before the big #ClimateStrike

A new protest generation is forming – this time against climate change. In the run-up to the Global Climate Strike on 15th March, GDI researcher examined whether the movement is growing beyond its European roots and whether it will enact large behavioural changes.

14.03.2019
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Anjan Chatterjee

Ideals of beauty from the Ice Age

Attractive people are favoured. Why? Surprisingly, it’s not because of the perceived superficiality of the Internet age. Neurology professor Anjan Chatterjee explains more in a TED talk.

07.03.2019
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An Xiao Mina

How the Internet has changed protest movements

The Internet has made protest movements like Women's March, Climatestrike and Refugees Welcome global, says Harvard researcher An Xiao Mina. But where do protest movements get their inspiration from, today? And where do they find their audience? In a video and at the GDI Retail Summit An Xiao Mina gives insights.

07.03.2019
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Carl Guyenette

Living stories instead of reading them

3D cinema is passe. Today, it’s all about immersive storytelling. To become part of a story yourself, to experience it physically, is no longer fiction. Carl Guyenette, one of the field’s most creative minds, explains in a video and on GDI Trend Day.

06.03.2019
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Tim Wu

Tim Wu: "We must break up the empires of the online world”

Tim Wu, one of the most prominent commentators of the US tech-industry, recently critises the growing power of Facebook, Amazon, Google & Co. in the "SonntagsZeitung". In an opinion piece in "The New York Times" he reinforced his point. On 13 March 2019 the media superstar will talk at GDI.

06.03.2019
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Ran D. Balicer

AI: "In 12 hours, you'll have a heart attack."

Ran D. Balicer, professor at Ben Gurion University, is sure that the days of the know-it-all doctor are numbered. In a TED talk and at the GDI conference «The Power of Predictions», the physician explains how his algorithm can make increasingly accurate and individual predictions about the course of diseases.

28.02.2019
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Map Climatestrike

Generation #ClimateStrike – Snapshot of a radical movement

Within months, Greta Thunberg's individual school strike against climate change turned into a movement that brings hundreds of thousands of students onto the streets for the #ClimateStrike. Who mobilises Generation Z? An analysis.

22.02.2019
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Sarah Diane Eck

How Sandblock disrupts the billion dollar industry of loyalty programs

French startup Sandblock wants to revolutionise customer loyalty with blockchain. CEO and co-founder Sarah-Diane Eck explains her business model in a video – and at the GDI Retail Summit.

07.02.2019
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Agrawal

How cheaper predictions will change the world

Forecasts that cost less and less and improve at the same time will change the world. The world-famous AI expert Ajay Agrawal is certain of this. For example, AI predictions have revolutionised autonomous driving, Agrawal explains in a video and on at the GDI on 4 June 2019.

07.02.2019
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Infographic Communication Teaser

How do we communicate tomorrow?

From books to phones to internet and smartphones–our communication is evolving rapidly. Which new forms of interaction will change not only our language, but our lives, will be the topic of the 15th European Trend Day. This infographic shows an overview.

05.02.2019
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