Gerd Leonhard: The Age of Technology: Data is now truly the new Oil

Big Data , Gerd Leonhard

On August 5, 2016, Gerd Leonhard posted on his blog: “I just ran across this pretty amazing stat from Statista: the age of tech. Tech companies are now officially richer than oil / fossil fuel companies. I’ve been saying this for a while but it’s good to finally see some real stats on this concept. Note that while oil companies were at least somewhat regulated … no such thing with these new guys! That’s a huge issue – read more in my new book ‘Technology versus Humanity‘.”

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Gerd Leonhard’s new book “Technology vs Humanity” (and the coming clash between man and machine) is available for pre-order at a 20% discount » here.

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