Great read about datamining, and nice animation (via Bloomberg)

The Brutal Fight to Mine Your Data and Sell It to Your Boss. Silicon Valley makes billions of dollars peddling personal information, supported by an ecosystem of bit players. One of them, an upstart called HiQ, is going up against LinkedIn in a battle for your lucrative professional identity.  By Drake Bennett     SaveSave

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New video: artificial intelligence and the future of business and humanity. Gerd Leonhard’s Spark 2017 keynote at Capgemini 2017 CXO Forum, Pebble Beach CA

Here is the video of my entire keynote. You can download the slide deck via this link.  Download the MP4 mobile version 250MB here. Special thanks to CapGemini for making this video available!  

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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.  

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New video interview Futurist / Humanist Gerd Leonhard on Digital Happiness: Technology vs. Humanity?

Thanks to Sogeti for making this video available

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You will lose your job to a robot—and sooner than you think (a rather dark view but… worth reading), via MotherJones

“Until we figure out how to fairly distribute the fruits of robot labor, it will be an era of mass joblessness and mass poverty.”You will lose your job to a robot—and sooner than you thinkhttp://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/10/you-will-lose...

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