What You Need to Know Episode #3: Why we should be optimistic about the future. New video by futurist Gerd Leonhard.
What kind of future do we want for our children? What kind of ancestor will we be? So you may ask: How do we maintain HOPE and a positive outlook in a world that (right now, in August 2022) seems to go from bad to worse - climate emergency, war, inflation, food crises, energy crises, fake news, disinformation and the global decline of democracy. Yet, riffing off Kevin Kelly's protopia I derive hope from the fact that while our problems seem to be increasing, our capacity to deal with them is increasing even faster.Read more
New Podcast: Speaking across differences – Futurists Bill Halal and Gerd Leonhard
gerd leonhard and bill halal podcast on speaking across differencesRead more
Is Degrowth a useful approach to combat global warming and for designing “The Good Future”?
One could argue (and many have) that the solution to global warming would be to radically stop anything that creates more CO2, such as flying (or traveling, in general), eating meat, going to work in an office (i.e. work IRL rather than virtual), and so on. In fact, this is one of the key themes […]Read more
The Future of Education: STEM & HECI (Humanity, Ethics, Creativity, Imagination). A short explanation (video)
The end of routine is coming, but it's NOT the end of human work. If we focus on what only humans can do - the human-only skills, traits and mindsets.Read more
Must-watch video: Futurist Gerd Leonhard Explains: Nature Deficit Disorder & Digital Obesity
Many people have asked me to explain what nature deficit disorder is, and what I mean when I speak about digital obesity. So I made this short video!Read more