Video of my keynote at Bristol Technology Showcase 2019: Technology, Humanity and The Future
This is the complete recording of my keynote at https://bristoltechnologyshowcase.com/ Nov 8 2019, on the coming 'convergence' of humans and machines, exponential change, the game-changers, the Megashifts; AI, Digital Ethics and much more.Read more
Sacha Baron Cohen’s speech at ADL 2019 event: #mustwatch on Social Media !
Sacha Baron Cohen’s hard-hitting and merciless talk on Social Media (ADL conference) MUST WATCH “Sacha Baron Cohen is the well-deserved recipient of ADL’s International Leadership Award, which goes to exceptional individuals who combine professional success with a profound personal commitment to community involvement and to crossing borders and barriers with a message of diversity and … Continue reading "Sacha Baron Cohen’s speech at ADL 2019 event: #mustwatch on Social Media !"Read more
Announcing ‘Business Rewired’ – a new report on the future of work, via XERO, in collaboration with Futurist Gerd Leonhard
New technology and trends are changing the way we work. Our Xero experts interviewed small business owners and talked to futurist author, Gerd Leonhard; and Sunday Times columnist, business author and broadcaster, Emma Gannon, to explore current trends businesses should embrace to prepare for – and thrive in – the future.Read more
Here is the Pdf with my slides from IAB Copenhagen today!
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Announcing an important new 2020 speaking topic: the new Human Renaissance!
Gerd Leonhard announces a new renaissanceRead more
Gerd Leonhard’s presentation at Digital Copenhagen 2019: Technology, Humanity: the future (and what about Marketing?)
Pretty cool event here in Copenhagen today: Digital Copenhagen 2019. Here is my slide-deck used for this keynote:Read more
Gerd Leonhard Interview at Volvo Art Session 2019: Technology and Humanity
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Volvo Art Session 2019, Zurich: here is my keynote on Technology vs Humanity (and on cyborgism) *video!
Technology and Humanity: our future Should we become exponential, as well, or should we respect our limitations? My keynote at the 2019 Volvo Art Session in Zurich More details on my talk here JUST HIT THE PLAY BUTTON! gerd leonhard keynote excerpt at volvo art session 2019 gerdbot happiness (download MP4 excerpt)Read more
The battle for our data – European Data Sovereignty? Must watch video by France24 (English)
Some very good comments and astute observations here! With Marie Barbe Girard, Fabrice Ebelboin, Johnny Hugill and Mathieu Nohet “Europe’s handing over its sovereignty to Silicon Valley and China. That stark warning this week from none other than Germany’s chancellor. The Information Age we live in means it is no longer about who makes steel […]Read more
Huge changes in the car industry are coming… told you so 7 years ago:)
The end of the gas engine is casting a huge shadow over the entire automotive industry: but there is life after the ‘valley of death’! Mercedes Benz to lay off 1000s as the world switches to electric cars From the economist daily newsletter: “Daimler hit the brakes. The German automaker told investors its move towards … Continue reading "Huge changes in the car industry are coming… told you so 7 years ago:)"Read more
2020 predictions about automation and the future of work from Forrester
“Over 1 million knowledge-work jobs will be replaced in 2020 by software robotics, RPA, virtual agents and chatbots, and machine-learning-based decision management. So predicts research firm Forrester in a new report published today, “Predictions 2020: Automation.” It also estimates that 331,500 net jobs will be added to the US workforce next year, human-touch jobs that […]Read more
My presentation at Swissquote Trading Day 2019 in Zurich: here’s the PDF (in German)
From the Swissquote event in Zurich yesterday; here is the PDF with my slides: The next 10 years: challenges and opportunitiesRead more
Here is my presentation and deck: Bristol Technology Showcase: Technology and Humanity – the Future
That was a really amazing event! We should have the video soon as well; for now, as promised, here is the PDF with my slides!Read more
Technology and Humanity: key memes and images from some recent presentations (gallery)Read more
I will ensure that everything I invent, enable and sell increases HUMAN FLOURISHING, first and foremost – we need a Hippocratic oath for technologistsRead more
My keynote at SIBOS Innotribe 2019: Technology and Humanity – The FutureRead more
We have the tools and technology to work less and live better
Technology to work less and live better aeon.co/ideas/we-have-the-tools-and-technology-to-work-less-and-live-better via InstapaperRead more
Meet me for my keynote at AEROSPACE BRISTOL: Bristol Technology Showcase November 8 2019. 5 short video interviews to get ready:)
This will be an exciting event! I will do the closing keynote on Nov. 8 – right in front of the Concorde airplane! Have a look at the program, and get your tickets here. The Bristol Technology Showcase (BTS) is focused on emerging technologies and those themes encompassed in the 4th industrial revolution with a […]Read more
Are the brain implants of the future actually “thinking devices”?
“San Francisco of about two dozen tinkerers, Jonathan Toomim argued it was a logical next step. “We already use devices – our smart phones – that offload a lot of our cognition and augment our memory. This is just bringing the bandwidth between the human brain and those to a higher level,” said the self-described […]Read more