Tag: Social Network

Facebook is no longer ‘social’ anything – it’s an AI-platform that needs to be regulated (updated)

Last year’s reports that some apparently well-funded Russian entities used Facebook to systemically disseminate fake news and seed widespread dissent during the 2016 U.S. elections is not only worrisome because of the damage that is being done to the democratic process, the impact on the credibility of social media and the ...

Brands: Put Your Taproot Into the Independent Web (via John Battelle)

Writes John Battelle: "In seminars, writings, conferences, and speaking gigs around the world over the past couple of years, I’ve started using a phrase when asked my opinion of what a brand’s social strategy might be, in particular when it comes to Facebook. The context is nuanced (I’m a fan ...

My contribution to Mashable’s 9 Bold Predictions for the Digital World of 2020

I recently  was invited to chime in on this snappy collection of 2020-predictions done by Amy-Mae Elliott at Mashable, along with some of my peers and esteemed futurist colleagues such as Ian Pearson, Jim Carroll and Dave Evans.  Take a look.  Here is my piece: Connecting the Cloud With the Crowd"By ...

Must-read: Jeremy Rifkin: Energy-sharing is the new internet (Wired UK)

This is precisely where technology and energy issues intersect. Brilliant. Reading his book right now, btw. Jeremy Rifkin: Energy-sharing is the new internet (Wired UK) "The TIR will lay the foundations for a collaborative age. Its completion will signal the end of a 200-year commercial saga characterised by industrious thinking, entrepreneurial markets ...

New Video: Zukunft der Medien / Future of Media (MediaFutureDay TPC Switzerland – in German)

Please note: this video is in GERMAN language. It's the entire closing keynote of Future Media Day at TPC in Zurich, Switzerland, on January 24, 2012 see https://emedia.tpcag.ch/?page_id=162 Topics: the future of TV, social TV, OTT & mobile TV, future of content, advertising and content consumption. ...

Kickstarter – Funding to Turn Passions into Businesses (Forbes)

I tend to agree with sentiment – crowd funding is becoming feasible. Nevertheless, it can be a very brutal experience for those who try it and fail, so… Beware of your expectations. Giving money is the utmost expression of giving attention, in a way, but it is also crossing a ...

About Facebook – and their upcoming IPO (io9 piece and nice infographic)

A few days ago, I contributed a few comments to an io9 piece on the future of Facebook – read the whole thing here. Douglas Rushkoff is also quoted (and needless to say, he has a slightly different opinion on Facebook:) Here are some of my quotes: "Facebook has a bright future," ...

2020Plus: Social Futurist’s Twelve Trends for 2012

De-Gadgetisation – 2012 will see a drive to recalibrate our reliance on digital communications. New studies will emerge showing the impact of Absent Presence and Constant Partial Attention, which limit human ...

New video: about being a Futurist, the future of education (Interview)

Uploaded by SaladaCorporativa on Dec 15, 2011 (note: these interviews are in English) Video em inglês. Nesse vídeo Gerd Leonhard, autor, palestrante, CEO da The Future Agency e Professor convidado da Fundação Dom Cabral fala sobre o que o é um futurista, a ...

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