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New Podcast! Chapter 7: The Digital Obesity Pandemic

Here is our latest podcast based on Chapter 7 of Gerd's best-selling...
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Offline is the new luxury! A short conversation with Futurist, Keynote Speaker and Author Gerd Leonhard

https://youtu.be/d_p6t8KWezk Download the MP4 file: PUBLIC...
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Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? Some serious food for thought via The Atlantic

"A generation shaped by the smartphone and by the concomitant rise of...
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Resist the Internet – read this nicely put heretic piece

  “Compulsions are rarely harmless. The internet is not the opioid...
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Feature in Blick am Abend (Switzerland, in German): Zukunft des Reisens, Futurist Gerd Leonhard

If you speak / read German, this was just published in Blick am Abend here...
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Good example of how obsession with our mobile devices may cause us to miss out on the best things in life…

... the picture pretty much says it all:) A sign of the times....
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The Apple Watch looks good – too good, actually: distractions + outsourced thinking spells digital obesity

Update: read this very much related Guardian article on why multi-tasking...
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My best ‘digital heretic’ slides so far

In the past 2 years - since the summer of Snowden, really - I have become...
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New opinion piece on CNN Money: “the disturbing consequences of ultra-connectivity” (Gerd Leonhard)

CNN Money just published a new opinion piece penned by me, and edited by...
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Sonae FINCO’14 – Flash Interview with Gerd Leonhard on Digital Obesity and what makes us human

In this short video short at SONAE's Finco event in Lisbon (see more here,...
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WE THE DATA – 2 nice videos via YouTube #datamyning (John Perry Barlow)

https://youtu.be/HijZCWgd1dM via WE THE DATA -...
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Great Video on what I call digital obesity: Can We Auto-Correct Humanity? – YouTube (Prince Ea)

Can We Auto-Correct Humanity? - YouTube. Thanks to Jonathan Marks for...
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The Pointlessness of Unplugging : The New Yorker (good read related to my Digital Obesity meme)

Interesting point below; yet I think of unplugging more like scheduling...
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