Tag: IPhone

The impact of the iPod (Mashable), me: “genius of fake-control model”

Amy-Mae Elliott interviewed my for this nice Mashable piece the other day.  Here are some good snippets from me and from others that were interviewed: Leander Kahney, editor of Cult of Mac and author of The Cult of iPod, sees the iPod’s primary impact in terms of the “connected device. ...

People of the Screen – and what it means (new video)

Riffing off Kevin Kelly's theme in this short video, I comment on what is this trend means for creators, curators, publishers and consumers. This video is part of a new series of short videos I filmed in Switzerland, this summer (all between 5-10 minutes) – visit my Youtube channel to ...

Data is the new Oil: must-read PDF by the World Economic Forum

This report is a really great find, and a must-read for anyone interested in what can best be summarized as the convergence of the data and attention economies (thanks, HuffPo and Bianca Bosker) : Download PDF WEF_ITTC_PersonalDataNewAsset_Report_2011 “We are moving towards a “Web of the world” in which mobile communications, social ...

Mobile Trends Africa 2020 slideshow

Seriously good stuff in here, via Futures Agency partner Rudy De Waele Mobile Trends 2020 Africa View more presentations from Rudy De Waele Related articles Thinking 2020: The Future of Mobile in Africa (whiteafrican.com) Mobile technologies take hold to shape the future of Africa (thenextweb.com) DIGITAL DAILY: Tablets Will Generate 17 Percent of Wireless Data Demand ...

Must-watch video from TOC 2011: Kevin Kelly on “Better than Free: How Value Is Generated in a Free Copy World”

Absolutely brilliant and fascinating stuff by one of my favorite thinkers (and a great influence on my own work), Kevin Kelly.  This is one of his most concise talks and he really covers IT ALL in here so… be sure to spend 25 minutes on this video; it's ...

The Networked Society: a quick overview (Ericsson event at Mobile World Congress 2011)

I really enjoyed doing this event with Jeff Cole, Stephen Berlin Johnson, and the Mikkelsen brothers (Refugees United), at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, on Monday. My slideshow is below, and you can watch the 11-minute video here, as well. Welcome to the Networked Society Gerd Leonhard MWC 2011 View more ...

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 ...

Video: Music Like Water (and just as valuable)

Check out this short video on the topic of "Music Like Water". Related articles 2010 brings further decline in U.S. recorded music sales, time to face it: access will indeed replace copies. (mediafuturist.com) Short interview at ICTQatar: the future of media, music, advertising… and futurism (mediafuturist.com) Is traditional content licensing fit for the digital ...

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 ...

A quick summary: the future of media

Just a quick infographic / collage on the future of media, below. For more details, check out this video, and this slideshow.. and the links below. Enjoy. PDF: Download Gerd Leonhard summary future of media Related articles Short interview at ICTQatar: the future of media, music, advertising… and futurism (mediafuturist.com) The ...

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