Category: Speaking Topics

Important interview with Futurist Gerd Leonhard on IEET: Technology Could Bring Heaven on Earth, or Create Hell

IEET just published an interview with me here. Thanks to Hank Pellissier for making this happen. IEET: Can you expand on your comment in the video, where you say: ”we will see more changes in the next 20 years than we did in the previous 300” ? Gerd Leonhard: This is a statement I ...

Hilarious video compilation: they (the robots) took our jobs!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZBYLIUqmIs Found via TheNextWeb and Andrew Keen (be sure to look at the links !!) I’m not sure if it’s really good or bad news. Both, probably. But the deserved selection of Martin Ford’s prescient Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future as the 2015 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of ...

Exponential organisations, digital transformation and the future of banking: a short video conversation with keynote speakers Yuri Van Geest and Gerd Leonhard (TFA presents series #8)

There are some real nuggets in this talk my friend and colleague Yuri Van Geest, co-author of the must-read book ‘Exponential Organisations’, discussing the future of banking, money and financial services. The other TFA presents videos are here. Related images:

5 short video excerpts from my keynote at Learning Technologies 2015 (London): the future of work, learning, and knowledge

Here are some short snippets from my Learning Technologies 2015 talk, 2-3 minutes each. I think all of these are worth looking at as they provide some crucial take-aways from my keynote in a very short time  

▶ Watch this clip about the #PrivacyProject – amazing how little most people know about what their mobiles do with their data

via ▶ #PrivacyProject – YouTube. Watch TheFutureShow episode on privacy Some related images

The future of media, publishing, advertising: a conversation with Yuri van Geest and Gerd Leonhard (TFA presents #5)

This is the latest addition to ‘The Futures Agency presents‘, featuring a conversation with Yuri van Geest and me.  Yuri is the co-author of the must-read book ‘Exponential Organisations’ and Singularity University NL ambassador, for more details see http://gerd.fm/18ib43s and futurist Gerd Leonhard http://www.futuristgerd.com   Yuri and me discuss the key trends in media, content, publishing, ...

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 speaking topic: digital transformation in telecommunications and ICT

As some of you may know, I have always done quite a bit of work in telecom, mobile and ICT but am now getting a lot more requests for speeches, seminars and advisory sessions on this topic. I reckon this is partly because of some recent developments such as Facebook/WhatsApp, ...

10 useful futurist terms and memes: Futurist Gerd Leonhard’s favourite neologisms

10 Futurist terms and memes that everyone should know about PDF download 3MB:  Gerd’s 10 useful futurist terms and memes New: Spanish translation by Fernando del Rio  (PDF: 10 Términos Y Expresiones Futurista) I recently ran across George Dvorsky’s nice post on io9.com entitled ’20 Crucial Terms Every 21st Century Futurist Should Know’. Last week I ...

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