Archive for July, 2012

futuristgerd: Future of Retail – 20 key retailing trends – UK consumer changes – Hermes retail conference keynote (by pjvdixon) Good talk by my colleague Patrick Dixon

IBM @ SXSWi 2012: Interview with Stowe Boyd (by IBMSocialBiz)

Open vs Closed Systems: where is it going? Futurists Gerd Leonhard & Ross Dawson discuss (by gleonhard)

futuristgerd: (via Facebook’s financial results rattle Wall Street – Gerd Leonhard comments: Facebook is valuable but the turbo-capitalism that it lives in, now, is seriously overheating even the best companies. This is a structural crisis, and Facebook is it’s poster-child. Related articles Monetizing Digital

Simon Torrance on Web 2.0 (by AlcatelLucentCorp)

2012 Myers Advertising and Marketing Spending Forecast – Part 2 – By Jack Myers (by JackMyersVideoReport)

futuristgerd: (via Mary Meeker Explains Internet 2012: The Full D10 Interview (Video) – Kara Swisher – D10 – AllThingsD) A real morsel – must watch! Related articles futuristgerd: A fascinating new report from Associate Professor… (

#140conf NYC 2011: Stowe Boyd, “Social Cognition: How Twitter Makes Us Smarter” (by 140Talks)

(via Self-Driving Cars: Coming Soon to a Highway Near You by Dave Levitan: Yale Environment 360) Bladerunner gets closer every day:) (says Gerd Leonhard)

Creative Ad Agencies Strike Back – By Jack Myers (by JackMyersVideoReport)