Tag: Social Network

Brands: Put Your Taproot Into the Independent Web (via John Battelle)

Writes John Battelle: "In seminars, writings, conferences, and speaking gigs around the world over the past couple of years, I’ve started using a phrase when asked my opinion of what a brand’s social strategy might be, in particular when it comes to Facebook. The context is nuanced (I’m a fan ...

My contribution to Mashable’s 9 Bold Predictions for the Digital World of 2020

I recently  was invited to chime in on this snappy collection of 2020-predictions done by Amy-Mae Elliott at Mashable, along with some of my peers and esteemed futurist colleagues such as Ian Pearson, Jim Carroll and Dave Evans.  Take a look.  Here is my piece: Connecting the Cloud With the Crowd"By ...

Must-read: Jeremy Rifkin: Energy-sharing is the new internet (Wired UK)

This is precisely where technology and energy issues intersect. Brilliant. Reading his book right now, btw. Jeremy Rifkin: Energy-sharing is the new internet (Wired UK) "The TIR will lay the foundations for a collaborative age. Its completion will signal the end of a 200-year commercial saga characterised by industrious thinking, entrepreneurial markets ...

New Video: Zukunft der Medien / Future of Media (MediaFutureDay TPC Switzerland – in German)

Please note: this video is in GERMAN language. It's the entire closing keynote of Future Media Day at TPC in Zurich, Switzerland, on January 24, 2012 see http://emedia.tpcag.ch/?page_id=162 Topics: the future of TV, social TV, OTT & mobile TV, future of content, advertising and content consumption. ...

Kickstarter – Funding to Turn Passions into Businesses (Forbes)

I tend to agree with sentiment – crowd funding is becoming feasible. Nevertheless, it can be a very brutal experience for those who try it and fail, so… Beware of your expectations. Giving money is the utmost expression of giving attention, in a way, but it is also crossing a ...

About Facebook – and their upcoming IPO (io9 piece and nice infographic)

A few days ago, I contributed a few comments to an io9 piece on the future of Facebook – read the whole thing here. Douglas Rushkoff is also quoted (and needless to say, he has a slightly different opinion on Facebook:) Here are some of my quotes: "Facebook has a bright future," ...

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 ...

New video: about being a Futurist, the future of education (Interview)

Uploaded by SaladaCorporativa on Dec 15, 2011 (note: these interviews are in English) Video em inglês. Nesse vídeo Gerd Leonhard, autor, palestrante, CEO da The Future Agency e Professor convidado da Fundação Dom Cabral fala sobre o que o é um futurista, a ...

Social TV explained

Nice, short video Related articles Gerd Leonhard: New video: "Friction is Fiction" explained (mediafuturist.com) Why Social Networks are the new TV & Radio: Futurist and Keynote Speaker Gerd Leonhard (gerdleonhard.typepad.com) Personal branding in the digital age: new video (mediafuturist.com) Futurist Conversations: The Future of Money (Ross Dawson & Gerd Leonhard Video) (mediafuturist.com) New video: futurist conversations: ...

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