Category: Resources

Some of my best slides and memes from the past 6 weeks: AI, technology vs humanity, digital ethics, megashifts…

… use as you like – all under creative commons attribution non-commercial license. More pics here, and here, and hereūüôā SaveSave

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 Рthe most essential Future Principles ...

Nice report on Artificial Intelligence and Business (via Raconteur)

Download it here Around 30 per cent of UK jobs could be automated by 2030. At the same time, artificial intelligence or AI technologies are forecast to give the UK economy an additional £640-billion boost by 2035. The Artificial Intelligence for Business special report, published in The Times, covers how AI will ...

Must read: 2017 Edelman Trust Report – welcome to a world of distrust

The new Edelman trust report just came out and it’s full of stats and data that shows how trust is in decline everywhere… read more here 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer – Global Results from Edelman  

Americans love technology, but are not so sure about enhancing their bodies (Pew Study, WaPo)

Good read via The Washington Post¬†delineating the findings of a new Pew Internet report: A¬†majority of Americans said they would be ‚Äúvery‚ÄĚ or ‚Äúsomewhat‚ÄĚ worried about three specific biomedical technologies chosen by Pew: gene editing, brain chips and synthetic blood. In all these cases, worry about the technology outweighs the excitement ...

The 2016 Mary Meeker Internet Trends Report is here: HUGE resource, my fav stats

Dive in! ¬†KPCB source¬† 2016 Internet Trends Report from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Some best-of’s:  

Brilliant new report on the future of work/jobs and the impact of technology/automation (Oxford Martin School, CITI)

If you are wondering how jobs, work, education, training, social policy and business are changing worldwide because of technology, automation and what I call the ’10 ations’, you¬†really should download¬†read this brilliant new report. A quick comment: I would add that I think¬†we need to look at lot more towards what ...

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

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

The 150 Things the World’s Smartest People Are Afraid Of (some nice quotes here)

Every year, the online magazine¬†Edge–the so-called¬†smartest website in the world, helmed by science impresario John Brockman–asks top scientists, technologists, writers, and academics to weigh in on a single question. This year, that query was¬†“What Should We Be Worried About?”, and the idea was to identify new problems arising in science, ...

Great conversation on digital transformation with Jamie Good and Kim Laughlin (using the new blap video app)

We used a new tool called Blap to record this video – and it turned out great. Thanks to Jamie and Kim for setting this up! See their post on this, here. Gerd Leonhard, Futurist, Author and Speaker, has a wonderful viewpoint on the future that is grounded in reality: that ...


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