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Awesome Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Gifthub, the ultimate online destination for coders, has a great repository on Artificial Intelligence (AI). It’s a curated list of Artificial Intelligence (AI) courses, books, video lectures and papers. If you’re as interested in the subject as we are, you definitely need to check out this resource.

The Futures Agency YouTube Channel

Check out our new The Futures Agency Channel on Youtube. A selection of the best videos and interviews of our speakers, including Gerd Leonhard, Rohit Talwar, Glen Hiemstra, Ross Dawson, Yuri Van Geest, Rudy De Waele, Simon Torrance and many more. The channel is updated regularly

Platform Capitalism

Some prominent critics even speak of “platform capitalism” – a broader transformation of how goods and services are produced, shared and delivered. Instead of the tired conventional model, with individual firms competing for customers, we are witnessing the emergence of a new, seemingly flatter and

What is the Servitude Bubble?

I’m going to call it a Servitude Bubble. For the simple reason that it is largely based on creating armies of servants. You can call them whatever buzzwords you like — “tech-enabled always-on super-hustling freelance personal brand capitalists”. But the truth is simpler. The stuff of the

ESPN and the future of sports

The distributed future of content won’t resemble the model that made ESPN the richest network in the world. Although live sports will command large audiences for a long time, the right home for news and analysis probably won’t look like one site for 100 million

Everything Is Accelerated

Great overview in 5 Pictures and 500 Words by Heather E. McGowan on the accelerated pace of change of everything around us: from computing to human intelligence, more consumers than producers, robotic,  business and disruption acceleration, and an increasing technology accelerated development. Everything is happening faster and this

5 ways tech can transform finance

Crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lenders, mobile payments, bitcoin, robo-advisers – there seems to be no end to the diversity, or to the sky-high valuations, of these “fintech” innovators. Read more from World Economic Forum Gerd Leonhard on the future of finance: Watch Digital Transformation and the Future

IoT could be worth $11T per year

Our bottom-up analysis for the applications we size estimates that the IoT has a total potential economic impact of $3.9 trillion to $11.1 trillion a year by 2025. Read more from McKinsey & Company Also read Gerd’s blog on IoT and its unintended consequences