Tag: United States

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 ...

Revolucion – a new kind of chess game

This seems to be the what we see around the world, these days, from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street. Great illustration, below. Food for thought. Source.

Great video by Tiffany Shlain: connected Creativity (MIPTV)

Can't wait to see her new movie. "Honoured by Newsweek as one of the "Women Shaping the 21st Century," Tiffany Shlain is an award-winning filmmaker, founder of The Webby Awards and co-founded the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Her award-winning new feature documentary " Connected: ...

Some of my best interviews and related media coverage of my work (PDFs)

Epoca Brazil, on Facebook (Portuguese) April 2011:  Download Epoca Brazil Gerd HSM Magazine, Brazil (Portuguese) June 2010:  Download HSM gerd eComm conference / blog interview on Telemedia (Sept 2009):  EComm-Interview  DDB strategy blog guest post: Data is the new Oil (Nov 2010):  The Future  Enjoy and feel free to spread or repost anywhere. Related articles New ...

All creative work is derivative (video +)

Check out this really cool video by Nina Paley, setting forth the exact same thought that I expressed at TedXNewStreet in London last year (slides / post, video) in my talk on The Future of Copyright and IPR: in a networked society, all (…well, I said, almost all) creative work ...

New Video: Gerd Leonhard, Media Futurist, at ictQATAR Connected Event

This is a very nicely produced video (and the speaker isn’t half bad either;).  The slideshow is embedded below. Future of Media: Gerd Leonhard @ICTQatar ConnectedSpeakers Event View more presentations from Gerd Leonhard Related articles The future of business: review of my talk at FPA business solutions conference (mediafuturist.com) Data is the new Oil: video ...

The Future of TV and Social Media (video from MIPTV, April 2010)

A couple of interesting morsels in this talk: the flat-out convergence of TV and the Web – and what it really means. And here is the Blip.Tv version

Why Spotify won’t solve the structural problems of the music industry (video interview at Monaco Media Forum)

Fellow Futurist and Keynote Speaker Monty Metzger recorded this video while we were both attending the Monaco Media Forum in November 2009. Some bottom lines: Giving fair and reasonable permission is a much better strategy than complaining about so-called digital piracy The problems of the music industry are way beyond Spotify, and ...

Tim Berners-Lee video: 1991: type in ‘hypertext’ and feel the power of the links

Image via Wikipedia Tim Berner's Lee, the co-inventor of the Internet (CERN, August 1991), with a brief statement on how it all got started – a nice reminder;) Related articles by Zemanta Tech Weekly: Sir Tim Berners Lee and the BBC's Virtual Revolution (guardian.co.uk)


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