Tag: Steve Jobs

Is it time to become exponentially human?

By Gerd Leonhard, Future-Thinker and Humanist, Zürich, Switzerland, November 7, 2016 IS IT Time to become exponentially human? Machines can increasingly mimic the human brain and may indeed soon outpace it in certain respects such as calculations per second or storage capacity.  Yet I believe that for the foreseeable future no mechanical apparatus, ...

Future of Broadband: TeleMedia Ecosystems (from the Auckland NZ conference)

I just finished my presentation at the Future of Broadband conference here in Auckland, New Zealand, and sure enough, someone from TechToday(NZ) has already reviewed and summarized some of it, see below.  I will make the video available as soon as I have it, on my Youtube channel. The slides I ...

Read this manifesto for sustainable capitalism (good Al Gore quote)

Manifesto for sustainable capitalism | Climate Spectator "We are once again facing one of those rare turning points in history when dangerous challenges and limitless opportunities cry out for clear, long-term thinking,” Blood and Gore argue in their Wall Street Journal article. “The disruptive threats now facing the ...

Blood & Gore’s Manifesto For Sustainable Capitalism – must read (and chew:)

“We are once again facing one of those rare turning points in history when dangerous challenges and limitless opportunities cry out for clear, long-term thinking,” Blood and Gore argue. “The disruptive threats now facing the planet are extraordinary: climate change, water scarcity, poverty, disease, growing income inequality, urbanization, massive economic volatility ...

Bottom lines: Steve Job’s Vision of the World

Not to be a total Steve Jobs fanboy here … but this is a pretty amazing bottom line delivered by a bearded Steve 🙂 "When you grow up you tend to get told the world is the way it is and you're life is just to live your life inside ...

Amazing video: what a small child does with the iPad: it’s a playing tool!

There is so much to be learned from this video – be sure to watch it. Clearly, the iPad (and hopefully, many other cool tablets that will follow in its wake now) is an altogether different way of 'computing'. GUI becomes NUI (natural user interface), at last. Finger-sweeping on a ...

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