Life & Society

Nicolas Nova, principal at Near Future Laboratory and professor at HEAD Geneva, was the moderator of the closing session of Lift16: 
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David Li, co-founder of XinCheJian, China's first hackerspace, and Hacked Matter, is revolutionizing the way we treat e-waste through a worldwide...
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Lorenz M. Hilty, professor of informatics and sustainability at the University of Zurich, attempts to use the transformational power of digital technologies to...
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Laur Fisher, research scientist at MIT, project manager of Climate CoLab, attempting to crowdsource solutions to the world’s biggest problems, starting with...

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Reto Schnyder heads the basel-based innovation studio / corporate company builder Break/Through Ventures. He works with his team across industries and has worked with many of the big players in food like...
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Marcel is a digital epidemiologist working at the interface of population biology, computational sciences, and the social sciences. He obtained his PhD at ETH...

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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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