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Martin Seligman: We Aren’t Built to Live in the Moment (why we are all futurists) via NYT

  “What best distinguishes our species is an ability that scientists are just beginning to appreciate: We contemplate the future. Our singular foresight created civilization and sustains society. It usually lifts our spirits, but it’s also the source of most depression and anxiety, whether we’re evaluating our own lives or worrying ...

How technology disrupted the truth : must read via TheGuardian

“Twenty-five years after the first website went online, it is clear that we are living through a period of dizzying transition. For 500 years after Gutenberg, the dominant form of information was the printed page: knowledge was primarily delivered in a fixed format, one that encouraged readers to believe in ...

Why We Need to Pick Up The Alvin Toffler (RIP) Torch

“All around, technology is altering the world: Social media is subsuming journalism, politics and even terrorist organizations. Inequality, driven in part by techno-abetted globalization, has created economic panic across much of the Western world. National governments are in a slow-moving war for dominance with a handful of the most powerful ...

My deck from Google Atmosphere Brazil June 9 2016: the future of work and leadership

Here is the deck from the Google event in Sao Paulo Future of Work Leadership Google Atmosphere Brazil Gerd Leonhard Public-web   Best-of slides:

The future of marketing: man and machine (my deck from FODM 2016 in London)

Here is my deck from today’s FODM event in London Future of marketing man or machine FODM 2016 London futurist gerd leonhard Public deck  40MB high res Future of marketing man or machine FODM 2016 London futurist gerd leonhard Public deck-web 10 MB low-res Keynote:The ultimate marketer of the future – human or machine? If ...

Video and slides: my talk on digital transformation, 2020 opportunities / challenges (Deutsche Bank Transaction Bankers Forum 2016 in Frankfurt)

Below is the complete video with my keynote -thanks to Deutsche Bank for making this available ! Download the slides (10MB pdf)  DB Transaction Bankers Forum FRA 2020 Opportunities Gerd Leonhard SHARED-web Here is the audio podcast version     And some best-of images for your delightment

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