Category: Futurism

Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the Internet & PC (pretty amazing)

Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the Internet & PC – YouTube. Be sure to read this Wired piece on him, as well. In 1974 Arthur C. Clarke told the ABC that every household in 2001 will have a computer and be connected all over the world. Courtesy of Australian Broadcasting Corporation.  

New video: so what do Futurists actually do? Futurists Andrew Musgrave, Neil Jacobson, Doug Vining, Gerd Leonhard Conversation

What do Futurists actually do? Futurists Andrew Musgrave, Neil Jacobson, Doug Vining, Gerd Leonhard – YouTube. This video features a short conversation between Andrew Musgrave, Doug Vining and Neil Jacobson of FutureWorld South Africa  and me;  we discuss what it means to be futurists, and what it does not (e.g. magic ...

New Video: Futurists talk about Naked Leadership: Neil Jacobson, Anton Musgrave, Gerd Leonhard, Doug Vining (FutureWorld.org)

Futurists talk about Naked Leadership: Neil Jacobson, Anton Musgrave, Gerd Leonhard, Doug Vining – YouTube. PS: sorry for the cell-phone flittering in the beginning of the video – we are trying to find a way to fix this:(  — any idea anyone?

Video: a conversation with fellow futurist Dr. James Canton, on Sustainability

Recorded last week, in Mill Valley, CA, this is Part 3 of a conversation between me and Futurist Dr. James Canton. This video is part of the new MeetingsOfTheMind.tv series (launching soon). Topics discussed include general sustainability trends and predictions, 'green future' opportunities, the future of capitalism and 'growth & ...

New video: Digital Media Strategist Carlo Donzella and Futurist Gerd Leonhard talk about Smart Cities

  This is the 3rd pilot for my new web-tv show called Meetings of the Mind (MotM), soon to be available at www.meetingsofthemind.tv). In this episode I talk to Carlo Donzella, in Rome / Italy see https://twitter.com/nerissimo  As an advisor to the Lazio Region of Rome, Carlo has recently been involved ...

What may happen in the next hundred years (John Elfreth Watkins amusing predictions from 100 years ago)

In 1900, an American civil engineer called John Elfreth Watkins made a number of predictions about what the world would be like in 2000…. read more via the BBC. I just ran across this image of Watkins' predictions from 1900, and thought they would make a very good 2013 kick-off / ...

A conversation with fellow Futurist Anton Musgrave (audio)

Anton Musgrave is a fellow futurist from South Africa and co-founder of Future World, and a great chap to talk to. This conversation is about what futurists do and what we don't do:)  Check it out.     Anton Musgrave and Gerd Leonhard Futurists       

Video of my talk at Repretel Costa Rica: the future of television, media, radio and broadcasting

Audio-only version is now available on my mobile app (the entire 2 hours); excerpt below. Enjoy:))) Gerd Leonhard Talk at Repretel Costa Rica  

On tour in Brazil October 30 to November 12: Porto Alegre, Rio, Sao Paulo

I will be spending 2 weeks in Brazil, doing 5 speaking gigs, some workshops and many other meetings and get-togethers – really look forward to this! Meet me in Porto Alegre BRAZIL at the Congress of Innovation Oct 30 / 31, or in Rio Nov 1-4, or Sao Paulo Nov 5-12:))  ...

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