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 !

Updated: VIDEO, audio and slide-deck from my presentation at FTA 2018 EU Commission event in Brussels: the 10 Future Principles for EU Policy-Makers

UPDATE July 20 2018: finally, here is the video! Download the MP3: 10 Future Principles and what they mean for EU Policy Makers EU FTA 2018 Gerd Leonhard Keynote MP3   This is a my entire keynote plus Q&A session at FTA 2018 (the annual EU Commission’s Joint Research Centre – Future in the Making ...

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 ...

Google goes for the wow at I/O, but what about privacy? – CNET

  “We tell Facebook all about ourselves, but Google knows the real us,” says Brian Solis, an analyst at the Altimeter Group. “That’s why it’s so incredible — and also so dangerous at the same time.”” Google goes for the wow at I/O, but what about privacy? – CNET https://www.cnet.com/news/google-goes-for-the-wow-at-io-2018-but-what-about-privacy-ai-virtual-assistant/ via Instapaper   SaveSave

Futurist Gerd Leonhard talks to Business Insider about cryptocurrency, the professions that will disappear over the next 20 years, and why he quit Facebook

Nice piece on my work:) English Polish (original) Thai Leonhard: Everyone should take responsibility for their business. Whatever you create as a tool, it can change culture and society and you are responsible for all consequences. Just like factory owners are responsible for environmental pollution. Leonhard says: “So if you create an AI tool, you’re ...

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