Category: Artificial Intelligence

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 ...

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 ...

New Podcast: riveting audio conversation with Futurists Calum Chace and Gerd Leonhard: AI, the Singularity, the Future of Humans and Machines

Calum Chace and me don’t agree on many issues – I’m a humanist and Calum is a science fiction writer and AI advocate.  Having said that I really love talking to him, debating these replay mind-boggling issues with him. Listen to this podcast or download it for later. I think ...

My presentation at Livro com Debate in Lisbon (Portuguese Technology vs Humanity Book Event), with Alexandre Quintanilha

Thanks to my Portuguese publisher, Gradiva, and the Ordem dos Medicos for organising this presentation and discussion about my Technology vs Humanity book (portuguese version). Here is the deck from my presentation (20MB PDF): Livro com debate gradiva lisbon gerd leonhard technology vs humanity public deck futuristgerd low res Media coverage here. Início ...

Meine Präsentation: Bucerius Symposium Hamburg “Schafft der Mensch den Menschen ab”

Hier ist das Slidedeck | Here is the PDF (in German).  More details about the event here. PDF 20MB:  Technologie und Mensch Bucerius Lab Hamburg Gerd Leonhard Public Deck low res   Technology vs. Humanity? Die Gelegenheiten und Herausforderungen der nächsten 10 Jahre Gerd Leonhard // Moderation: Daniel Opper Der digitale Fortschritt beschleunigt sich rasant: ...

New interview with Gerd Leonhard in TheGuardian: How we handle money, what we drive and how we even divorce will become cheaper and simpler soon, says a leading futurist

… just went online via TheGuardian (thanks to Juliet Stott) “The way we bank, borrow money and buy products such as insurance, cars and legal services will change dramatically due to exponential advances in technology. Leading futurist Gerd Leonhard, whose clients include Vodafone, Prudential, Lloyds Bank and UBS, spoke to Guardian ...

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