Category: IoT

The dangers and challenges of the Internet of Things – crucial points made by Bruce Schneier

Bruce Schneier is one of the most brilliant thinkers when it’s about security and technology, in general. His recent piece ‘Click here to kill everyone’ is a must-read for anyone looking at the future of technology, and in particular the Internet of Things (IoT). While preparing for my upcoming keynote at ...

Why the IoT Will Give Rise To Artificial Intelligence (good read via Forbes )

“Chatbots have received some attention recently, as several large companies have announced progress in their development. The ultimate goal is for these to replace all other platforms across devices—covering laptops, tablets, smartphones, and everything else in IoT. Rather than opening a browser, searching for “Italian food” by area, and then ...

The Internet of Things – the challenges of building a new Meta-Intelligence (new Gif)

Just starting working on some more IoT-related keynotes … here is something early on this, below, giffed:) Read this post on Medium

Video and slides: IAPP Data Protection Congress in Brussels, today: Technology and Humanity (updated)

Great event here in Brussels today, see more details here. NEW:  here is the video of my keynote My new book TECHNOLOGY VS HUMANITY, as mentioned, is here – buy as many copies as you can:::) Gerd Leonhard, Futurist, Humanist, Author, CEO, The Futures Agency: Gerd Leonhard focuses on ‘hard futures’, eventualities that are ...

Internet of Things could be used as spy tool by governments says US intel chief (Arstechnica), and Bruce Schneier on the IoT

I have been thinking about this for quite some time, and now I ran across this morsel… what are we going to do about this? “In the future, intelligence services might use the loT for identification, surveillance, monitoring, location tracking, and targeting for recruitment, or to gain access to networks or ...

Marc Andreessen on the IoT: ‘In 20 years, every physical item will have a chip implanted in it’

I tend to agree on this prediction but … would a world like this be heaven or hell – what to you think ?  Please comment below. Or read my take on the IoT here   “Andreessen is a fierce believer in the impact of this wave of software-driven sensor startups. His core thesis ...

IBM’s global C-Suite Study 2015. Key message: form your own futures squad!

IBM just published their 2015  global C-Suite study – and it points clearly in one direction: companies and their leaders are spending more time and resources on contemplating their future – and they are turning to external thought-leaders for advise. I can only confirm that – the interest in future-discovery has skyrocketed ...

Smart farming and IoT… will become the new normal (video)

Watch this! Disclosure: Cisco is a client of mine (but this post is unrelated to that fact:) Read more on my views on The Internet of Things

3 new podcasts with fellow future thinker and keynote speaker Rudy de Waele: the future of work/jobs, humanity, IoT

3 new tracks you’ll enjoy.  More about and from Rudy here and here IoT Videos by Gerd Humanity Keynotes by Gerd Direct MP3 downloads (all provided under creative commons attribution / non-commercial license)

My Internet of Things story on Wattpad: read it on your mobile!

I am investigating publishing options via WattPad – this is the first story. Read it on WattPad More IoT stuff from me and … even more  

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