Some new memes and bottom lines: technology vs humanity

My amazing design and graphics team has just cooked up another batch of ‘quote cards’ with some cool new nuggets derived from some recent keynotes. Enjoy!    Re-use OK under creative commons non-commercial attribution license, as usual. Some gifs below, as well:) ...

My new short film on the Ethics of Technology (Digital Ethics), Brands and the Future of Humanity – must watch

My art director and film producer Jean Francois Cardella has really outdone himself with this short film: a hard-hitting story, great quotes and tag-lines, very unique animations and a really compelling soundtrack.  I think you’ll like this one a LOT:) If so, please share it as widely as possible. Download the ...

Google is Reportedly Looking to Take Over Call Centers With Its Duplex AI Assistant (automation is finally getting real) via Gizmodo

  “If Google can find its way into the business of automated phone calls for companies, it could creep its way into a massive profit center. The research firm ResearchAndMarkets projects the cloud-based customer call center market will reach about $21 billion by 2022—up from $6.8 billion in 2017. Of course, as ...

New Keynote Video in Cinemascope Format: Technology and Humanity: The next 10 years Futurist Gerd Leonhard at iProspect Summit 2018

Topics covered in this talk: In a world where technological progress is exceedingly exponential and combinatorial, how will we define what is human, and what is not? What will humans do, in the future, and what will be done by technology? What should and what should not be automated? From ...

Some of my best slides and memes from the past 6 weeks: AI, technology vs humanity, digital ethics, megashifts…

… use as you like – all under creative commons attribution non-commercial license. More pics here, and here, and here🙂 SaveSave

It’s time to rein in the data barons (great read view MIT technology review)

“Jonathan Taplin, the director emeritus of the Annenberg Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California, argues in Move Fast and Break Things, his book about the power of the internet giants, that rebel artists have long had to deal with “suits” who control distribution of their work. But the ...

Exciting new film: Gerd Leonhard and Telia Finland present: At the heart of intelligence

A really different and entertaining film on the future of data, AI and man-machine relationships; filmed at the brand-new TELIA FINLAND data center.  Check it out !

My presentation at the FTA 2018 EU Commission event inn Brussels, today: 9 Future Principles for Policy-Makers

More about this event, here FTA2018 Brussels 9 Future Principles Gerd Leonhard Public Deck low res  20MB PDF

Updated: Video and illustrations: the most important Future Principles (Futurist / Humanist Gerd Leonhard)

UPDATED:  here is a new video on the same topic, from the May 2018 Thoughtworks LIVE London event: Here are the essential slides from my keynote I gave yesterday, in Boston – the most essential Future Principles ...

We need to talk about AI! A new short-film by Futurist Gerd Leonhard: the essential stuff you need to know about artificial intelligence

Here is my latest short film (the others are here) outlining my views on my #1 speaking topic: humans versus/with machines, artificial intelligence and the future of humanity in a world where machines can hear, see, speak, learn and ‘think’. On the one hand, artificial intelligence (AI) clearly has the capacity ...

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