Life & Society

What is democracy and how has it evolved? What will the various models used nowadays look like in the future? To what extent does it impact our happiness? Can we scale Swiss democracy to massive countries like...
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What is democracy and how has it evolved? What will the various models used nowadays look like in the future? To what extent does it impact our happiness? Can we scale Swiss democracy to massive countries like...
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Peter Ohnemus is the founder of dacadoo, a startup combining mobile technologies, social networking, 
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David Pescovitz is co-editor/managing partner of Boing Boing and a research director at Institute for the Future, a not-for-profit thinktank in Silicon Valley. For more than two decades, Pescovitz has been at the forefront of...
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What can we learn about corporate governance from occupiers? What can entrepreneurs learn from hermits? What can the pharmaceutical industry learn from its patent robbers? In this talk, Alexa Clay explores the role of misfits...
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After 8 years in a suit and tie as an economist and strategy consultant in Australia, Joel bought himself a big knife and moved to Barcelona, to start a cooking school. Now he’s changing the way people travel and eat, running...
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The Holzmarkt adventure started with Bar 25, one of Berlin’s most famous underground clubs Juval and his partners in crime founded in 2003. It quickly became a legendary venue, attracting movie director Quentin Tarantino and...
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What are the desirable qualities in a communication network? Affordability, ubiquity, reliability, privacy, convenience. In the developing world, mobile networks are delivering telephony and broadband where it has never gone...
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In this presentation about the "Villes Vivantes" project with the City of Geneva, Lift and Interactive Things, Benjamin Widerkehr describes how the huge quantity of data generated by mobile phone usage can be employed to...
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Is information overload really new? Anais Saint Jude will provide a bit of perspective by looking at another great period of innovation: the 17th century.
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