Category: Gerd’s Memes

Some of my best slides from the past 6 weeks: technology, humanity and the future (a special FuturistGerd collection of visual memes)

All images are licensed under creative commons non-commercial attribution license (i.e. you can use all images if you provide proper credit to futurist Gerd Leonhard). You can also download these images via my Flickr Stream.  

Anything that can be digitised or automated, will be – but anything that cannot will become extremely valuable (new gif)

    Download the .mov file: anything digitized or not useless humans vs androrithms final Read more about Androrithms (that which cannot be digitised)

New video: conversations with Gerd #4: Futurist Gerd Leonhard explains the megashifts

The Megashifts are a key meme in my new book Technology vs Humanity – this video explains the basics.  Go to for some more details.   Related video: Some images

New video: conversations with Gerd #3: technology is not what we seek but how we seek

An important distinction. Watch this short clip below, or watch all ‘conversations with Gerd’. Or download high-res version via my new GerdCloud2 (Public Google Drive). Produced by the fabulous Jean Francois Cardella and TFA Studio, as always!  

Gerd Leonhard’s Megashifts: digitization, mobilisation, screenification, disintermediation, decentralisation, automation, intelligization, virtualization, anticipation, robotisation

It seems like all those ‘…ation’-words are naturally converging right now;  in almost every keynote I am touching on these trends that may, on one hand, mean very good things for all of us, but may also result in a future that is increasingly less ‘human’. I have taken to calling ...

Some of my quotes on Big Data and the Future of the Internet / ICT

The Sacramento Bee has a good list with some of my quotes on these topics: “We are in the final throes of the complete convergence of telecoms and media” according to futurist Gerd Leonhard. He refers to this union as “telemedia”, which has profound implications for the wholesale telecoms industry. Companies ...

▶ Bill Clinton Talks About one of my key themes: “Interdependence” On “Larry King Live” – YouTube

▶ Bill Clinton Talks About “Interdependence” On “Larry King Live” – YouTube. Brilliant stuff from Bill Clinton. Read my thoughts on Interdependence here and here.

From the Future of Business to the Future of Humanity: announcing a shift in focus and speaking topics

Download the PDF with this post (click for PDF) or go straight to my new speaking topics A Personal Fork in the Road. If you have seen me speak, you’ll know I’m a passionate person. I’m passionate about a lot of things and I believe passion is the essential ingredient if ...

Some of my key memes, images (feel free to reuse as you like, with reference:)

Gerd Leonhard’s Memes, a set on Flickr. that I keep coming back to


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