Tag: Twitter

Inc. magazine lists me as one of the top 30 Internet of Things 'experts'…

Inc magazine and John Rampton just published a list of the top 30 Internet of Things experts; and I am delighted to be included along with Scoble, David Poque, Chris Pirillo and Guy Kawasaki. I am not so sure that being an ‘expert’ is all that desirable, really, but hey… it’s ...

Update: VIDEO and pdf with my slides. Agency Symposium in Hunter Valley (AUS): the future of advertising, marketing and agencies

More information on this event here.  Download the PDF: Future of Business Marketing Advertising Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard Public-web  8.5MB Dropbox version (same file). Dropbox high res version (34 MB PDF) NEW: the video is now available   The Future Of Business, Media And Advertising – The Next 5 Years The exponential progress in technology is ...

▶2 short BBC Interviews on the Future of Television (Futurist Gerd on YouTube)

▶ Gerd Leonhard BBC Interview on the Future of Television – YouTube. These clips were recorded in NY in 2012. Thanks to the BBC for making this available.  

Nielsen releases study that proves causal relationship between Twitter and TV ratings – Lost Remote

Nielsen has just released a major study for the social TV world. The study “proves there is a causal relationship between Twitter conversation and TV ratings — the volume of Tweets influences the number of TV viewers,” as described by Twitter’s communications team referencing Nielsen’s big announcement. Source:http://lostremote.com/breaking-nielsen-releases-study-that-proves-casual-relationship-between-twitter-and-tv-ratings_b38426

Home Tweet Home: A House with Its Own Voice on Twitter (guest post by Marizanne)

This is a guest post by Marizanne Knoesen, Gerd’s and the The Futures Agency’s content and research manager. Many TFA followers found this post interesting and hopefully you do too 🙂 As weird as a Twitter-enabled house might seem, it offers a glimpse of the future. As interest grows in the ...

The Open Web Is Dead – Long live the Open Web. Good read by Chris Saad: lead don’t just cheerlead !

Insightful post, below. Main point for me: LEAD don't just cheerlead 😉 The Open Web Is Dead – Long live the Open Web | Chris Saad Lead not just cheerlead In our obsession with being seen by our micro-audiences as ‘thought leaders’ or ‘futurists’ it’s always very tempting to watch which way the ...

Jeff Jarvis: consumption now is creation, too

Jeff Jarvis said in 2005 (!): "In fact, the act of consumption is now an act of creation. There are so many examples. When I search on Google, I am finding stuff for me but when I click, I am adding to the wisdom of the crowd that makes Google ...

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 ...

Gizmodo’s take on Google – serious stuff, food for thought and debate

Some very powerful comments on where Google is headed, below. I'm pretty sure I don't agree with quite a few points made in this piece but it's certainly some very good food for thought so … Take a look! The Case Against Google (via Gizmodo) Some of the best snippets (and my ...

Video interview, review of my talk at Digital London: from Ego to Eco (Futurist Gerd Leonhard)

Here's a brand-new video from DigitalLondon 2012; good interview with many key topics covered such as sustainability, making money in a networked society, control versus trust, access versus ownership, future of content,  climate change and global warming, how to become a networked company, why interdependence is the future, and much ...

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