Category: Consumer Rights

Video and slides: IAPP Data Protection Congress in Brussels, today: Technology and Humanity (updated)

Great event here in Brussels today, see more details here. NEW:  here is the video of my keynote My new book TECHNOLOGY VS HUMANITY, as mentioned, is here – buy as many copies as you can:::) Gerd Leonhard, Futurist, Humanist, Author, CEO, The Futures Agency: Gerd Leonhard focuses on ‘hard futures’, eventualities that are ...

Thomas Piketty proposes flight tax to raise climate funds (and I’d be inclined to support it)

Read the piece at The Guardian   This proposal makes sense to me – even thought I’d be hit hard by it, myself, given how much I travel for my keynotes and talks. I have suggested something quite similar 5 years ago when I argued that we should pay 2x for each plane ...

New opinion piece on CNN Money: "the disturbing consequences of ultra-connectivity" (Gerd Leonhard)

CNN Money just published a new opinion piece penned by me, and edited by Alanna Petroff, in connection with their Mobile World Congress Barcelona coverage. Here are some of the most crucial snippets: Smartphones and mobile devices have given each of us a ‘second brain,’ allowing us to navigate new cities without getting ...

New video: my opening keynote presentation at the ITU Telecom World Leadership Summit for the Future in Doha, Dec 7, 2014

Take a look at all related ITU Future Summit resources and links here Download the slides: ITU Future Summit Gerd Leonhard Opening Presentation-web

Good video: Consumers International on their new strategy

Consumers International – Who we are – New Strategy This video incorporates many concepts that I support in my work, as well, take a look… http://youtu.be/_ykcyRIZIOU

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