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Why the Singularity is certain to happen in my own lifetime, and how it matters (Futurist/Humanist Gerd Leonhard)

I recently came to an important realisation: I will most likely see the so-called Singularity happen in my own lifetime. I’m 56, and I believe that this inflection point at which computers, ‘thinking machines’ and AI become infinitely and recursively powerful is no more than 20-25 years away, at most ...

2017: Goodbye to the Age of Replication, welcome back to Originality: productivity… is for Robots.

By Gerd Leonhard, Future Thinker The current Age of VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity) might be seen altogether differently in the future. It is unlikely that the Romans of 476 AD saw themselves as vanishing or going under, although they knew something was changing with the disappearance of the last ...

Slides from my presentation at the London Futurists event Birkbeck College: Technology versus Humanity

Thanks for having me at this event. Here is the slide-deck: technology-versus-humanity-gerd-leonhard-presentation-futurist-london (20MB PDF) Futurist Gerd Leonhard’s new book has the provocative title “Technology vs. Humanity: The coming clash between man and machine”. This book brings together mankind’s urge to upgrade and automate everything – including human biology itself – with our timeless quest for freedom ...

Explore the key messages in Gerd Leonhard’s book ‘Technology vs Humanity’

(Updated Feb 10, 2017) My new book ‘Technology vs Humanity’ has been available in print and electronic versions since September 2016.  I am now getting way too many interview requests and general questions so I figured it may be useful to provide some simple answers in this ,cheat sheet’, below. I have posted the key memes ...

PRESS RELEASE: Gerd Leonhard’s new book: Technology vs. Humanity – The coming clash between man and machine

PRESS RELEASE: NEW BOOK – Technology vs. Humanity: The coming clash between man and machine Read the exclusive preview PDF: Technology-vs.-Humanity- Gerd Leonhard Preview In his latest book ‘Technology vs. Humanity’, futurist Gerd Leonhard once again breaks new ground by bringing together mankind’s urge to upgrade and automate everything (including human biology itself) ...

All of Gerd’s topics to-date

This is a list of all my previous topics from the past 3 years Contact me here for rates and other details. Human Futures Business Media Society Future of Work Education & Learning Philosophy Futurism     Human Futures 1) Human-machine relationships: what the future holds Humans and  ‘intelligent machines’ are increasingly interconnecting and overlapping. The Internet of ...

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