About Gerd LeonhardIn 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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Here is the PDF from my presentation at the Nasscom BPM Summit in Bangalore today: Technology, Humanity and the Future
Will humanity need its own protection agency? Scenes and slides from the Technology vs Humanity book launch event in London
PRESS RELEASE: Gerd Leonhard’s new book: Technology vs. Humanity – The coming clash between man and machine
Best quotes from: Computers, the Internet, and the Abdication of Consciousness (Stephen Talbott, 1995!)
The new tech overlords: technology companies are now officially the most powerful entities in the world
▶ Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard on Jibo and so-called social robots (TedX Brussels), Digital Ethics – YouTube
The Futurebots are here: IBM Watson ingests 2,000 TED Talks, now answers your deepest questions. The end of Futurists? Take the Poll.
The complete video of my recent keynote on artificial intelligence (Envestnet India Trivandrum Event)
The Singularity, Virtual Immortality and Consciousness: Simulation is not duplication (via Robert Lawrence Kuhn)
On artificial intelligence, jobs and growth: “Homo sapiens will be split into a handful of gods and the rest of us”. Good read and link to new BoAML report