Archive for January, 2016

The evilification of Facebook: Gerd Leonhard about to quit Facebook!

The Futures Agency’s CEO Gerd Leonhard is thinking about leaving Facebook – and he needs your help in deciding this. “Facebook now generates 35% of my traffic to this site and my Youtube channel, yet I am seriously thinking about ending my posts and contributions to Facebook, and may delete my profile and my pages altogether.” Gerd

Cognitive technologies in the technology sector (report)

Deloitte University Press recently released an insightful report titled “Cognitive technologies in the technology sector – From science fiction vision to real-world value“. It’s an overview of how some tech companies are using cognitive technologies to create innovative new products and services, pursue new markets, and

IoT: Unleashing the Mother of all Infrastructures

On a January 26th Game Changers Radio show, a panel of Futurists (including Gray Scott and myself) will focus on the Internet of Things (IoT) and its world changing implications. Here are some of my thoughts in advance of that discussion. I’ll start with a

In Praise of Plagiarism (guest post by Tim Cole)

By Tim Cole Is intellectual property theft? Listening to the high-pitched arguments about digital piracy one could almost assume that copyright or commercial legal protection of intellectual property are a law of nature; something we always enjoyed and that’s been around forever. Not so: The

Does Opec face a mortal threat from electric cars?

Got read via The Telegraph UK depicting how OPEC refuses to acknowledge what’s happening with cars and transportation – the OPEC report is a massive exercise in denial. Some snippets: “This is a brave call given that Apple and Google have thrown their vast resources

Tomi Ahonen’s New Year Blog Post: Mobile Mobile Mobile

Read it here If Your New Year’s Resolution Is ‘Mobile’ (or perhaps, ‘more mobile’) – Mobile mobile, uber alles (Expanded): welcome to my occasional ‘new year’s blog’ about the big picture, written for executives considering some new strategies for the new year. So you decided you’ll