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When software eats software - Sid Sijbrandij of GitLab & Jon Bruner of O'Reilly Media

3/22/2017
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The pace of development is now moving so fast that smaller and smaller teams are disrupting incumbents on an increasingly regular basis. One of the companies that most emphasise this are Gitlab whose CEO speaks about their rise to prominence. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology...

Duration:00:14:52

The face of the robot revolution - Ben Goertzel & Mike Butcher

3/22/2017
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Ben Goertzel, Chief Scientist at Hanson Robotics, and Mike Butcher, Editor-at-large at TechCrunch. Hanson Robotics have been at the forefront of expressive and interactive humanoid robots. So how will their and their newest robot fare in a real live interview with a top journalist? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s...

Duration:00:14:16

The Midas touch: Steve Anderson in conversation

3/21/2017
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Steve Anderson, Founder of Baseline Ventures, and Miguel Helft, San Francisco Bureau Chief of Forbes. Instagram's first investor, and the number two on the Midas list, on why investing is more art than spreadsheets. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global...

Duration:00:23:27

The legacy of social media -Alfie Deyes, Jake Paul & Mamrie Hart

3/21/2017
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Vine, YouTube, Snapchat, social media stars crop up overnight but what can make them a sustained success? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global meeting place for the world’s most disruptive technology companies and those interested in how that disruption...

Duration:00:18:41

Entrepreneurs need a God Complex to drive innovation

3/21/2017
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Ryan Smith, CEO of Qualtrics, Dave McClure, Founder of 500 Startups, and Erin Griffith, Journalist at Fortune. Two titans of the tech space debate the idea of whether entrepreneurs need to have total self-belief. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global...

Duration:00:24:42

Love & tech in the time of Tinder - Sean Rad & Farrah Storr

3/21/2017
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Sean Rad, Co-Founder & Chairman of Tinder and Farrah Storr, Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan UK. Tinder is moving beyond dating to a place where it is really about discovery. Whether it's a person, a group, a political party, an advertiser's product, or a job, Tinder is expanding beyond what was originally envisioned. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web...

Duration:00:33:43

World war media - Cait O'Riordan, Justin Smith, Till Faida & Michael Hirschorn

3/21/2017
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Cait O'Riordan, CPIO of the Financial Times, Justin Smith, CEO of Bloomberg Media, Till Faida, Founder & CEO of Adblock Plus, and Michael Hirschorn, CEO of Ish Entertainment. How can the media survive and indeed thrive from now on? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An...

Duration:00:19:13

Upvoting and the hidden hand - Alexis Ohanian, Ryan Hoover & Kurt Wagner

3/21/2017
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Alexis Ohanian, Co-Founder of Reddit, Ryan Hoover, Founder of Product Hunt, and Kurt Wagner, Senior Editor of Recode. Does upvoting give us a clear ability to predict the future? The founders of two of the hottest online communities talk about the power and limitations of aggregated approval. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become...

Duration:00:17:40

Space won't be the final frontier - Naveen Jain, Mike Massimino & Derek Mead

3/21/2017
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Naveen Jain, Founder of Moon Express, Astronaut Mike Massimino, and Derek Mead, Editor-in-chief of Motherboard. With space travel now becoming privatised and Moon Express planning to launch the first commercial mission beyond the earth's orbit, is the ordinary man any closer to space travel? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become...

Duration:00:18:52

Is ego the biggest reason for failure?

3/21/2017
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Dave McClure, Founder of 500 Startups, Eileen Burbidge, Partner of Passion Capital, Justin Kan, Partner of Y Combinator, and Laurie Segall Senior Technology Correspondent for CNNMoney. Realising you are wrong when you have been right for so long can be challenging. A panel of some of the world's leading investors discuss the perils and pitfalls of the boss who has outstayed their welcome. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150...

Duration:00:25:13

Films will exist in formats we can't yet imagine - William Sargent, CEO of Framestore

3/21/2017
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The world's leading SFX company will tell us how the future of film has yet to be imagined. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global meeting place for the world’s most disruptive technology companies and those interested in how that disruption can transform...

Duration:00:15:18

A new era of mobility - autonomous driving in 2021 - Elmar Frickenstein

3/21/2017
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Elmar Frickenstein is the Senior Vice President Fully Automated Driving, Driver Assistance of BMW Group. What has to be done to be ready for the future of autonomous driving in 2021? BMW sets out its key facts. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global...

Duration:00:14:17

Designing security and safety for billions - Alex Stamos, CSO of Facebook

3/21/2017
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The CSO of Facebook discusses the issue of privacy in the modern world. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global meeting place for the world’s most disruptive technology companies and those interested in how that disruption can transform their businesses...

Duration:00:17:20

What place do ethics and values have in technology?

3/21/2017
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Joe Lonsdale, Partner at 8VC, Darian Shirazi, Founder of Radius, Joe Green, Social Entrepreneur, Tristan Harris, Co-Founder of Time Well Spent, and Laurie Segall, Senior Technology Correspondent for CNNMoney. Is it possible to be both successful and have a positive impact? Technologists and entrepreneurs of our generation are in a position to have a more widespread, positive impact on the world than any group in any previous generation can they achieve this? In six short years, Web Summit...

Duration:00:21:03

The age of knowledge - Albert Wenger, Managing Partner of Union Square Ventures

3/21/2017
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There is a scarcity of knowledge, and we are facing as profound a transition as has been seen in the history of the planet. One of the world's leading VCs delivers his report: The age of knowledge. In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global meeting place for...

Duration:00:15:40

Is anybody investing anymore?

3/21/2017
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Qasar Younis, Partner & COO at Y Combinator, Christine Herron, Managing Director of Intel Capital, Josh Elman, Partner of Greylock, and Chris O'Brien, European Correspondent at VentureBeat. Venture capital investment in tech startups has fallen by a third signalling growing caution at levels not seen since the dotcom bubble. Where is this leading us? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference...

Duration:00:23:54

IPO secrets - Jeff Lawson, Sarah Friar &Miguel Helft

3/21/2017
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Jeff Lawson, Co-Founder of Twilio, Sarah Friar, CFO of Square, and Miguel Helft, San Francisco Bureau Chief at Forbes. In a quiet period for IPOs, Square and Twilio have been two notable exceptions. Why did they take this path, when so many others have steered clear? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most...

Duration:00:20:17

Europe's tech scene - second best?

3/21/2017
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Gillian Tans, President & CEO of Booking.com, José Neves Founder & CEO of Farfetch, Nicolas Brusson, Co-Founder & CEO of BlaBlaCar, Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation of the European Union - Commision, and Mike Butcher, Editor-at-large at TechCrunch. With the disparate cultures and wide geography, is Europe's tech scene performing as it should and how, in a post-Brexit world, can greater cross-country synergies be formed? In six short years, Web...

Duration:00:23:02

Bots- What Are They Good For? - David Marcus & Loic Le Meur

3/21/2017
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David Marcus, VP of Messaging Products at Facebook, and Loic Le Meur, Founder & CEO of Leade.rs. Bots are playing an increasing role in messenger apps. How exactly do they improve things? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so fast. Web Summit has become “Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace”. An unrivalled global meeting place for the...

Duration:00:19:45

The benefits of technology are worth sacrificing our privacy for

3/21/2017
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Salil Shetty, Secretary-General of Amnesty International, Robert Scoble of Scobleizer, and Kurt Wagner, Senior Editor of Recode. Are we paying too high a price for the advancement of technology and is our privacy suffering as a result? Just how much should we be willing to give up in order to facilitate the next big thing? In six short years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 50,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. No technology conference has ever grown so large so...

Duration:00:30:14