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Why the Singularity is certain to happen in my own lifetime, and how it matters (Futurist/Humanist Gerd Leonhard)

I recently came to an important realisation: I will most likely see the so-called Singularity happen in my own lifetime. I’m 56, and I believe that this inflection point at which computers, ‘thinking machines’ and AI become infinitely and recursively powerful is no more than 20-25 years away, at most ...

Video and slide-deck of my keynote at SHIFT 2017, Turku Finland: technology vs humanity.

It’s always great to speak in Finland, and being at the SHIFT 2017 event was a great pleasure, as well. Below is my deck from my talk; we will have a video available soon, as well. Btw: if you sign up for shift 2017 right now you can win a free copy ...

TV Interview on the future of technology, banking, digital ethics & humanity: Gerd Leonhard SIBOS 2016

Watch this pretty far-ranging interview, covering a lot of really important themes from my book and of course from The Future Show LIVE which premiered at SIBOS 2016 as well Experience the future like never before with this innovative event concept designed for challenging decision makers. Technology is changing our world exponentially ...

Gerd Leonhard and The Future Show at SIBOS 2016: man machine futures, technology vs humanity?

This piece was published during Sibos 2016: Gerd-leonhard-SIBOS MAG 2016 pdf  (download the PDF to read the entire piece) One of the keynote speakers at this year’s Sibos, American futurist and author Gerd Leonhard, argues for an urgent rethink of the relationship between man and machine. Here he explains why the big decisions rest ...

Gerd Leonhard: La tecnologia tra paradiso e inferno: good interview (in Italian)

“Puoi espandere il commento che fai nel video [Umanità vs Tecnologia], dove dici “vedremo più cambiamenti nei prossimi 20 anni rispetto ai 300 anni precedenti”? È una frase che uso per semplificare la natura esponenziale in aumento di ciò che oggi stiamo vedendo nella tecnologia: è sempre più vero che quasi ...

The Future of Business: towards a new relationship of technology and humanity (6 key findings by Futurist Gerd Leonhard)

We are at a pivot point: humanity will change more in the next 20 years than in the previous 300 years. Below are the 6 key challenges and opportunities facing society, business and governments in the next 10 years as a result of the exponential speed of technological development. Note: this is a summarised version of my chapter from the book ‘The ...

▶ Must-watch: Microsoft's HoloLens Live Demonstration: how we look at reality is rapidly changing. This is big.

Wow. Mind-boggling possibilities. Why would you ever NOT want to wear this:)) This is HellVen, no doubt:)) The challenge is no longer the technology (well, some of that remains), but how it will change who we are (i.e. social, cultural, ethical). Be sure to read this review by ArsTechnica, as well. Some ...

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