May 3rd, 2016 by
Category: Futuristgerd

Cyborgs could be beginning of the end says futurist


Futurist Gerd Leonhard has issued a warning against an increasingly connected and online society. He says that the threat to security will only increase as devices become more connected through the ‘internet of things’.


He also told BBC Click about the risks that could develop from an increased reliance on artificial intelligence.


Terminator Genisys footage courtesy of Universal Pictures UK.



Note: I actually don’t feel that negative about our future — this is a danger but it’s still early enough to make the right decisions, today.




Man machine futures


The choice we have (John Hagel)

Author: Gerd Leonhard

In the words of American poet John Berryman, “the possibility that has been overlooked is the future”. Most of us are far too busy coping with present challenges to explore the future in any depth – and when we do our own cravings and fears often run away with us, resulting in utopias or dystopias that are not very helpful in terms of planning and decisions. Today’s professionals, leaders and their organisations need a dedicated, passionate long-term understanding of the future if they are to successfully navigate the exponential waves of change. For countless individuals and organizations that intelligence is called Gerd Leonhard.

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