New video: conversations with Gerd #4: Futurist Gerd Leonhard explains the megashifts

The Megashifts are a key meme in my new book Technology vs Humanity – this video explains the basics.  Go to for some more details.   Related video: Some images

Slides and video: my presentation at Esprix Forum 2017 in Luzern: Humanity and Technology: The Future (in German)

… on my German blog Menschlichkeit der Technologie Zukunft Gerd Leonhard Esprix Luzern 2017 Public Deck low res  

‘Artificial Intelligence’ Has Become Meaningless / good points via The Atlantic

“Deflationary examples of AI are everywhere. Google funds a system to identify toxic comments online, a machine learning algorithm called Perspective. But it turns out that simple typos can fool it. Artificial intelligence is cited as a barrier to strengthen an American border wall, ...

New Podcast with fellow speaker and Futures Agency Member Thimon de Jong: digital transformation, media, truth, trust and… tech vs human?

My fellow Futures Agency member Thimon de Jong and me just had a really good chat on the future of trust and on the general topic of humanity and technology. This is an engaging and informative talk I think; be sure to check it out.  My Soundcloud channel is here btw. About Thimon Future ...

No, Robots Aren’t Killing the American Dream? Interesting argument via NYT

While breakthroughs could come at any time, the problem with automation isn’t robots; it’s politicians, who have failed for decades to support policies that let workers share the wealth from technology-led growth Read more via the NYT: No, Robots Aren’t Killing the American Dream

New video: conversations with Gerd #3: technology is not what we seek but how we seek

An important distinction. Watch this short clip below, or watch all ‘conversations with Gerd’. Or download high-res version via my new GerdCloud2 (Public Google Drive). Produced by the fabulous Jean Francois Cardella and TFA Studio, as always!  

Meet Futurist Gerd Leonhard in Athens April 26 / 27: Exponential thinking / Future of Leadership

I’m delighted to collaborate with Sargia Partners, led by Georgia Kartsanis, to bring 2 very special workshops to beautiful Athens, April 26 and 27, 2017.  Here is an early announcement of the first event, April 26. Read more or sign-up here. More details will be announced soon. If you’re around please join ...

Gerd Leonhard presentation at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business: Technology and Humanity – current challenges and issues

Here is my deck from yesterday’s event: Stanford Talk School of Business Gerd Leonhard PUBLIC low res   PDF 35 MB The Next 10 Years: Technology With or Versus Humanity? Gerd Leonhard, futurist, will share his thoughts about the influence of technology on political polarization. Find out more about my new book ‘Technology vs Humanity’, ...


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