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Gerd Leonhard’s Megashifts: digitization, mobilisation, screenification, disintermediation, decentralisation, automation, intelligization, virtualization, anticipation, robotisation

It seems like all those ‘…ation’-words are naturally converging right now;  in almost every keynote I am touching on these trends that may, on one hand, mean very good things for all of us, but may also result in a future that is increasingly less ‘human’. I have taken to calling ...

Some of my best slides and images on the future of media, content and publishing

Here are a few ‘best-ofs’ from some recent presentations. All images are provided under creative commons attribution non-commercial license – re-use accordingly:) Download the PDF: The future of media bottom lines futurist speaker gerd leonhard-web   ...

Must-watch video: fireside chat with Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin with Vinod Khosla (via The Verge)

Fireside chat with Google co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin with Vinod Khosla – YouTube.  Will comment in more detail after I have digested the whole thing.

What the New York Times Could Have Been (via LinkedIn, Michael Moriz, Sequoia Capital)

What the New York Times Could Have Been | LinkedIn found via Francois Mazoudier Really good piece on what went wrong with the NYT’s digital strategy and what Naspers did right, instead. The bottom line is, of course, that Naspers success was / is not based on ‘selling content’.  Here are the ...

The future of free: the slides from my presentation at the GDI/Cisco think-tank event in Zürich, today

Here are the slides from the GDI/Cisco event in Zürich today Future of Free GDI Gerd Leonhard futurist 14MB PDF  or download via GerdCloud.com / Dropbox  or use my Owncloud server (same file)

The Future of The Professions and Professional Services (my presentation at the Managing Partners Forum in London today)

Here are the slides from talk and presentation at the Managing Partners Forum in London, today. We will have a video available soon, as well, I believe. MPF London Future of Professional Services Gerd Leonhard Futurist Speaker-web  13MB PDF High res version via dropbox 30MB PDF   High res version via Owncloud (same) Some ...

PRISM Futures: is is time to consider a boycott of US technology platforms? Or: we love you guys… but enough is enough!

Image above by Gizmodo NEW: Portuguese version here. MUST READ: my HBR Blogs ‘call for boycott’ is here.  German version here Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for digital matters: ‘If I were an American cloud provider, I would be quite frustrated with my government right now’ President Obama in 2005: “A lack of oversight ...

Interesting Q&A: Linda Stone, former tech exec, on conscious computing (via Smartplanet)

http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/pure-genius/q-a-linda-stone-former-tech-exec-on-conscious-computing/9891 “The first iPhone was released six years ago. The first iPad only three years ago. Amazingly, we interact with these glowing prosthetics as much as (if not more than) we engage in old school tête-à-têtes. When it comes to our overall wellbeing, what are the consequences of this massive ...

We can’t let the Internet of Things become the Tyranny of Things — Tech News and Analysis

http://gigaom.com/2013/03/24/we-cant-let-the-internet-of-things-become-the-tyranny-of-things/ If you’re one to track the Q rating of tech trends, then you know the cloud is so last minute and big data is good for little more than wrapping fish at Whole Foods. For 2013, it’s all about the Internet of Things.

How mobile has changed daily news consumption and why you need to understand it

http://www.themediabriefing.com/article/2013-04-05/user-day-usage-mobile-news We all know smartphones and tablets have revolutionised how consumers access media content. But away from the big picture there are essential details to consider, such as when consumers access your content.

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