Category: Trends

New video: digital transformation in travel, tourism, airlines: TFA presents #6 (conversation)

This sixth episode of ‘TFA presents’ features futurists Simon Torrance, Rohit Talwar and Gerd Leonhard talking about the future of travel, tourism, airlines, and how that relates to big data and technology. The Futures Agency http://thefuturesagency.com/ is a global network of some 30+ futurists that do speaking engagements, conferences, future ‘experiences’ i.e. seminars ...

Video and slides from my keynote on #NewWayToWork for IBM at Cebit Hannover

More details on this event UPDATE June 15 2015: here is the video with my keynote NewWayToWork Gerd Leonhard Cebit March 2015 IBM Public-web  5 MB PDF NewWayToWork Gerd Leonhard Cebit March 2015 IBM Public   20MB PDF and some best-of’s:  

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 slideshow on the future of marketing, advertising and the Internet (best-of by Gerd Leonhard)

The future of marketing, advertising and the Internet: Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard from Gerd Leonhard Download the PDF (low res): future of marketing advertising internet Futurist Gerd Leonhard SS-web

Audio-version of my keynote at FINCO SONAE 2014: digital transformation and the future of business, commerce and technology

Here is the audio-only version of my FINCO 2014 talk High res dropbox MP3 (96MB) or via my OwnCloud Server Download the slides here Be sure to watch this related video (short clip with an interview)

Genetically Modified Food is the Future, says Nicholas Negroponte (me, I’m not so sure about that)

In the food department you could argue that genetics is their equivalent of [digital] bits and that you can create meat synthetically from the genes of meat.  In other words you can do artificial meat.  People are doing it at the moment.  So, you know, just a tiny sample of ...

This is your brain on mobile (via Medium): obsession with eternalising the moment?

This is a MUST-READ piece This is your brain on mobile — Medium by Jeremy Vandehey.  Best snippets: As a human being, many of these triumphs are trumped by the overwhelming anxiety phones have instilled in us. We’ve trained ourselves to constantly seek refuge from boring, everyday life through our phones. We’ve ...

Rebooting Business: the slides from my presentation at Fort Collins Startup Week. New vimeo and youtube videos

More information on Fort Collins Startup Week. Download: Rebooting business Gerd Leonhard Futurist FCSW14 Public-web (7MB PDF)  or use the Owncloud version 7MB (same file) Dropbox high res version (30MB PDF) Update:  a nice review of my talk just went online at the Northern Colorado Business Report website: Tech Challenges creating Future Opportunities But it’s ...

The 2nd episode of The Future Show is now available: the future of knowledge and learning

Today I am delighted to present episode #2 of The Future Show with Gerd Leonhard. The first episode on ‘privacy failure’ already gathered over 70.000 clicks! If you like this one, please do share it as widely as possible. Thanks! A big thank you once again to my producer Shaheera Asante De Waele In ...

New roles for technology: Rise of the robots |Must-read via The Economist

Prepare for a robot invasion. It will change the way people think about technology via New roles for technology: Rise of the robots | The Economist.

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