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Read this manifesto for sustainable capitalism (good Al Gore quote)

Manifesto for sustainable capitalism | Climate Spectator "We are once again facing one of those rare turning points in history when dangerous challenges and limitless opportunities cry out for clear, long-term thinking,” Blood and Gore argue in their Wall Street Journal article. “The disruptive threats now facing the ...

Good resource: An Illustrated Guide to the State of Sustainability (US numbers)

Via ThinkProgress.org Some key snippets (quoted): Commercial and industrial efficiency is something that companies are taking more seriously. But the fact is, we waste around 85% of the energy produced in the U.S. And we’re not getting much better. Vehicle emissions are growing slightly. Last year, the Obama Administration ...

Blood & Gore’s Manifesto For Sustainable Capitalism – must read (and chew:)

“We are once again facing one of those rare turning points in history when dangerous challenges and limitless opportunities cry out for clear, long-term thinking,” Blood and Gore argue. “The disruptive threats now facing the planet are extraordinary: climate change, water scarcity, poverty, disease, growing income inequality, urbanization, massive economic volatility ...

Cool paypal video on the future of shopping (and money:)

Made me think. A lot.  Btw: get my daily made-me-think shares via Futureof.biz Related articles Personal Branding in the Digital Age: Futurist, Author and Keynote Speake Gerd Leonhard (audio podcast) (gerdleonhard.typepad.com) Gerd Leonhard: New futurist conversation with Ross Dawson: Open vs Closed Systems (video) (mediafuturist.com) New video: futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard ...

Personal branding in the digital age: new video

This video is part of a new series of 5-7 minute videos I recorded here in Basel, Switzerland in July. This episode shows about how I use social networks and mobile-optimized platforms / apps to spread the word about what I do. I also provide a few examples of the ...

New video: my talk at MidemNet Academy 2011 on Innovation: music industry learnings from other industries

This is a good one – loads of information in here, and pretty well recorded. More details and PDF with all slides, here. Enjoy and spread the word. Subscribe to my video RSS feed, here, if you want (download all videos directly to iTunes, watch on your iPod etc).   Related articles 2010 ...

Nice future-gazing presentation by JWT Intelligence: 100 things to watch in 2011

I just ran across this pretty interesting presentation by JWT Intelligence on Slideshare – take a look. There’s loads of interesting stuff in here, and it’s presented very nicely.  On my end, I will probably not offer any particular predictions for 2011 – it seems like there are so ...

Social Media for Music Professionals (Berklee College of Music Seminar)

Last week, while in Boston, I was invited by my Alma Mater (Berklee College of Music) to do a workshop on how social media can help musicians and music professionals to build a better career for themselves.  The PDF is here (8MB), and the M4V file (iPod, 500 MB) ...

A lesson via Google: always add value at a very low cost (gMail priority inbox)

Google is the master of keeping us happy by constantly rolling out new features that add serious incremental value to our experience – but probably don't cost them very much: see the latest innovation in gMail, the priority inbox. I will add this to my future presentations on The Future ...

Video: The Future of Selling in a connected World (Google Insights event in Zurich, June 2010)

Finally, here is the video from the Google Insights event in Zurich, on June 10, 2010 (please go here for my previous post on this, as well as the PDF and the embedded slideshow). Download the M4V file (350MB)

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