Tag: Arts

Resetting the music business (good review of my keynote at SPOT festival)

Wired UK's Duncan Geere has just published a really astute summary of my keynote at the annual SPOT music conference in Arhus, Denmark, see below. It's not that I haven't been saying this for the past 10 years but I think I may have phrased it all a bit bitter:) ...

Big data and the stalker economy (via Forbes)

Here are some snippets from a very interesting piece via Forbes.com; expressing exactly the same issue I have been looking it while researching the big data topic for my new book. Stay tuned. Big Data and the Stalker Economy – Forbes "Google offers free email, word processing, mapping, analytics, video, videoconferencing and ...

The future is already here: Samsung introduces gesture, voice controlled TV

Pretty amazing stuff. Next stop: Telemedia Related articles Gerd Leonhard: New video: My Keynote on Broadband Futures (from the future with high-speed broadband conference in Auckland) (mediafuturist.com) Gerd Leonhard: The Future of Business, shared by @gleonhard – Here's a few screenshots from various… (mediafuturist.com)

Video of 2010 Zuck Interview: some very interesting Facebook context

I just ran across this video in a very well-written Atlantic.com piece called the Ballad of Mark Zuckerberg, here. This is a must-read and must-watch. "Zuckerberg, Jeff Jarvis has declared, "sees Facebook as a next step in the net's evolutionary scale toward humanity." And so the young CEO has become ...

Rupert Murdoch Calls Google a “Piracy Leader”

My comment: mind-boggling numb-skullness:) "News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch has only been on Twitter for two weeks now, and I’m now dubbing him the new @ShitMyDadSays. He holds nothing back on the social site, and has already stirred up some stuff by admitting MySpace screwed the pooch. via thenextweb.com Related articles Pirates! Rupert Murdoch ...

2020Plus: Social Futurist’s Twelve Trends for 2012

De-Gadgetisation – 2012 will see a drive to recalibrate our reliance on digital communications. New studies will emerge showing the impact of Absent Presence and Constant Partial Attention, which limit human ...

Must watch video: Kevin Kelly on Attention Flows: The Future of the Digital Media Landscape.

This video says it all – 5* brilliant, MUST WATCH. Related articles Content Futures: short video by Futurist Gerd Leonhard (mediafuturist.com) Futurist Conversations: The Future of Money (Ross Dawson & Gerd Leonhard Video) (mediafuturist.com) Gerd Leonhard: New video: "Friction is Fiction" explained (mediafuturist.com) New video: futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on the future ...

MUST WATCH: PressPausePlay Movie, related 9-minute excerpt of interview with me (future of music ++)!

I am delighted to be involved with PressPausePlay, a movie about digital creativity, funded and promoted by Ericsson, featuring people such as Hank Shocklee, Seth Godin, ZeFrank, Sean Parker, Larry Lessig and Mike Mesnick. And it's finally out and available! Here is what it's all about:  "The digital ...

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 ...

Great video by Tiffany Shlain: connected Creativity (MIPTV)

Can't wait to see her new movie. "Honoured by Newsweek as one of the "Women Shaping the 21st Century," Tiffany Shlain is an award-winning filmmaker, founder of The Webby Awards and co-founded the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Her award-winning new feature documentary " Connected: ...

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