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Here is the slide-deck from my presentation at Mobile Week Barcelona: the future is now – 9 key future-principles

Here is the deck – that was a fun event! Gotta love Barcelona every time! mobile week barcelona future is now 7 key principles gerd leonhard low res  PDF 12MB

Why Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google Need to Be Disrupted (good read via Esquire)

  “Meanwhile, Facebook and Google (now known as Alphabet) are together worth $1.3 trillion. You could merge the world’s top five advertising agencies (WPP, Omnicom, Publicis, IPG, and Dentsu) with five major media companies (Disney, Time Warner, 21st Century Fox, CBS, and Viacom) and still need to add five major communications ...

Until March 1: write a review and get a free copy of Gerd Leonhard’s book “Technology vs Humanity”

If you are interested in reviewing Gerd Leonhard’s new book we will send you a free promotional copy. This offer is limited to the first 30 people that contact us before March 1, 2018. Interested? Use our contact form or send an email to emily@thefuturesagency.com and we will have a book delivered to you ...

The Revolt Against Silicon Valley’s Failed Dream- hard hitting post by Umair Haque

  “I’ve warned for a long time that organizations — whether societies or corporations or political parties — must focus, in this troubled, fractured age, on mattering to people: really improving and transforming their lives. The “backlash” tech faces now is what happens when you don’t. More accurately put, people and societies are losing trust ...

There Is One Thing Computers Will Never Beat Us At: Imperfection!

  “In the world of the future, automated perfection is going to be common. Machines will bake perfect cakes, perfectly schedule appointments and keep an eye on your house. What is going to be scarce is human imperfection.” There Is One Thing Computers Will Never Beat Us At – NewCo Shift https://shift.newco.co/there-is-one-thing-that-computers-will-never-beat-us-at-f66af30565f0 via Instapaper    

New keynote video: exponential change and the future of technology and humanity (Gerd Leonhard Applause Digital XChange 2017)

Thanks to Applause San Francisco for inviting me and for making this video available.  

New keynote video: Technology and Humanity – what’s our future? Futurist Gerd Leonhard at Sogeti Digital Happiness event, Brussels Nov 2017

Nice one … imho:) At Sogeti Executive Summit 2017: ‘In Pursuit of Digital Happiness’. For more info about the event see: https://www.sogeti.com/ summit2017 and labs.sogeti.com

My presentation at MARCA2018 in Bologna: exponential change, the megashifts and what it means for brands

As promised, here is my deck from my talk at #marca2018 in Bologna today. A special ‘thanks’ to Valerio at Ambrosetti for inviting me. ADM Bologna Keynote Deck Gerd Leonhard Futurist Megashifts PUBLIC  20MB PDF Some key slides SaveSave

Facebook is no longer ‘social’ anything – it’s an AI-platform that needs to be regulated (updated)

Last year’s reports that some apparently well-funded Russian entities used Facebook to systemically disseminate fake news and seed widespread dissent during the 2016 U.S. elections is not only worrisome because of the damage that is being done to the democratic process, the impact on the credibility of social media and the ...

My presentation at FreedomLabs Amsterdam / Dutch Future Society, today: technology and humanity, the next 10 years

That was a great event!  Here is my slide-deck as promised:) Creative Commons license applies, as always.  We’ll have a video coming up soon, as well – be sure to subscribe to my Youtube channel. Technology humanity Dutch Future Society Amsterdam Gerd Leonhard Futurist Speaker  25MB PDF Check out my ‘new’ book ...

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