Join us for The Great Debate on Technology and Humanity during MWC Barcelona February 28 2017

I am very excited to announce that me and my company, The Futures Agency, has teamed up with Tim Leberecht and his team to present a very unique event in Barcelona, during Mobile World Congress 2017, on Tuesday February 28, 6pm, at the House of Beautiful Business  (Casa de la Seda Sant Pere Més Alt 1 Barcelona Spain). You … Continue reading "Join us for The Great Debate on Technology and Humanity during MWC Barcelona February 28 2017"

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Presentation deck and video (NEW): ACEPI Portugal Digital Summit – the future of humanity and business (updated)

I always enjoy Lisbon and the Portuguese audience.  More details on this event.  Updated Dec 30, 2016 (better PDF) Future of Humanity Business Gerd Leonhard Portugal Digital Summit Public low res High res version 30MB PDF: Future of Humanity Business Gerd Leonhard Portugal Digital Summit Public UPDATE: here is the video (Nov 24 2016)

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New podcast: a conversation with Tim Leberecht (The Business Romantic) and Gerd Leonhard (Technology vs Humanity)

I just recently discovered Tim Leberecht’s work on Ted and on Youtube, and am currently reading his book ‘The Business Romantic.’ Similar to fellow futurist Richard Watson, and fellow ‘team human’ thinker Douglas Rushkoff, my work and Tim’s work have some pretty amazing overlaps, and many of our key messages (see some of mine, below) are very … Continue reading "New podcast: a conversation with Tim Leberecht (The Business Romantic) and Gerd Leonhard (Technology vs Humanity)"

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Video and slide-deck: 8th Forum Haute Horlogerie IMD Lausanne: the technologies that will change our lives (updated)

What a day  to give a presentation about technology … as the USA prepares to enter the dark ages under the leadership of Donald Trump…  see my response on that, below. via GIPHY More about the Horlogerie event here.  A review of the event (and my talk) was recently added here. Be sure to watch … Continue reading "Video and slide-deck: 8th Forum Haute Horlogerie IMD Lausanne: the technologies that will change our lives (updated)"

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The Coming Clash Between Man and Machine: Technology versus-and-with humanity?

The Coming Clash Between Man and Machine  by Gerd Leonhard, Future Thinker, Author of Technology vs Humanity You may be busy posting your latest updates on social media or Christmas shopping on Amazon, but maybe unbeknownst to you we are living through the most significant days in human history. Not only is computing poised to soon become ‘conversational’, invisible and ‘cognitive’ and surpass the … Continue reading "The Coming Clash Between Man and Machine: Technology versus-and-with humanity?"

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