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Slide-deck from my talk at the PWC Banking Day in Luxembourg today

PwC Banking Day 2018 – Banking on the move: embracing new dynamics This year’s edition will be focused on Banking on the move: Embracing new dynamics. 2017 has been another year of boundless change for the Luxembourgish business environment and we expect that 2018 will be much the same. We very much look forward ...

Forget learning to code, bosses value collaboration and communication – EQ is the future !

  “The report found that while automation is requiring workers to maintain technical fluency across roles, the rise of machine-led tasks makes it necessary for them to do what machines can’t, which is to be adaptable, critical thinkers who can lead and communicate well.” Forget learning to code, bosses value collaboration and ...

Must-read: “Purely intelligent creatures, whether people or machines, are bad for humanity” Sundar Sarukkai on AI

I just ran across this really powerful piece on AI, by Sundar Sarukkai, quoted below – really changed the way I think about AI. High-lights and images are mine. Here it is! The real worry about these technologies is the emphasis on intelligence rather than other characteristics of human beings. AI is ...

My presentation at the Vodafone IoT Conference in Lisbon, today: the 9 IoT Future Principles

Here is the deck, below – event details are here “A nossa sociedade está a evoluir no sentido de um novo paradigma: Internet of Things (IoT). Considerando ser o melhor parceiro para implementar uma sociedade mais tecnológica e inteligente, a Vodafone desmistifica o tema com um debate qualificado com foco em ...

Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs (says Kei-Fu Lee)

Must read post by VC Kei Fu Lee It will soon be obvious that half our tasks can be done better at almost no cost by AI. This will be the fastest transition humankind has experienced, and we’re not ready for it. China will have at least a 50/50 chance of winning ...

The IoT Talent Consortium appoints futurist Gerd Leonhard as Special Advisor

Delighted to announce this unique partnership! Beaverton, OR; February 20, 2018: The IoT Talent Consortium (IoTTC) has today announced the appointment of renowned futurist, author, and keynote speaker Gerd Leonhard as Special Advisor. Together, they will work towards addressing the exponential change driven by IoT-enabled digital transformation while assisting the IoT ...

Video, audio and PDF: Futurist Gerd Leonhard at Mobile Week Barcelona: the future is now – 9 key future principles (updated)

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 Gerd Leonhard Keynote Future is NOW BCN download Audio MP3 35MB Update March 22 2018: here is the video! Download the MP4 file here ...

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 ...

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.  

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