“From genetic engineering to artificial intelligence and robotics, from cognitive computing to the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 – we are heading into a future where much of what used to be science fiction is becoming science fact. What consequences will this have on
Archive for March, 2017
Not long ago, there was a West African village that had an urgent need for clean water. The women would trek every day down to a river that was so contaminated it was leading to all kinds of preventable infections. Eventually, a charitable international agency
Interview with Futurist Gerd Leonhard: Swiss Marketing Tag 2017 in Luzern (in German): Technology vs Humanity
Thanks to Marketing Tag 2017 und an Susanne Wille (10 vor 10 @ SRF) Download my slides here Audio-only version of my keynote:
In a robot showdown, humanity may happily surrender (Homo Deus book) – Intelligence will matter more than consciousness?
Opinion | In a robot showdown, humanity may happily surrender
Eltern liegen oft nachts wach, weil sie sich Sorgen machen, dass ihre Kinder gerade irgendwo einen Joint anzünden oder sich die Spritze geben könnten. Komasaufen und Drogensucht bei Jugendlichen gelten in Deutschland als Geisel, der niemand Herr wird. In meiner Heimat Amerika haben angeblich schon
The Megashifts are a key meme in my new book Technology vs Humanity – this video explains the basics. Go to http://www.megashifts.com for some more details. Related video: Some images
End of February, Laura Angelstorf of Switzerland Global Enterprise interviewed Gerd Leonhard. Her article starts with a quote: “Something that worked well yesterday could be useless in five years,” says Gerd Leonhard. “Mr. Leonhard, why do many people suppose that the creative business models of Uber
New Podcast with fellow speaker and Futures Agency Member Thimon de Jong: digital transformation, media, truth, trust and… tech vs human?
My fellow Futures Agency member Thimon de Jong and me just had a really good chat on the future of trust and on the general topic of humanity and technology. This is an engaging and informative talk I think; be sure to check it out. My Soundcloud