Posts Tagged ‘switzerland‘

What Would Happen If We Just Gave People Money? (via FiveThirtyEight)

An read essay-style post found on FiveThirtyEight, complementing the Swiss referendum to be held on June 5th on an unconditional basic income,  Excerpt: “The economic uncertainty surrounding basic income is huge, and the politics of bringing such a program about on a large scale are daunting.

Germany is the most forward thinking country in the world according to the Future Orientation Index 2012 created by academics from University College London (UCL) and Warwick University, who analysed more than 45bn Google queries to find that Germany had searched for the future more

futuristgerd: NEW video: Digital Media Strategist Carlo Donzella and Futurist Gerd Leonhard talk about Smart Cities (MotM3) (by Gerd Leonhard) Related articles What makes us successful: Gerd Leonhard presentation / talk at… ( futuristgerd: Future of Innovation & Business: From Ego to… ( Author /

futuristgerd: greenfuturist: What makes us successful:  Gerd Leonhard presentation / talk at TEDxCollegeBeauSoleil (by TEDxYouth).  Gerd adds: this is one of my best videos so far – check it out and spread the word if you like it. Thanks to and Nordanglia for providing

futuristgerd: (via MediaFuturist: New Flickr slideshow on the future of media, television, broadcasting (Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard)) Related articles Futurist Speaker Gerd Leonhard at Repretel Costa Rica, Talk on… ( Disruption and Opportunities in Marketing: Futurist and Keynote Speaker Gerd Leonhard at ANFO 2011 (

The top-ranked country in the Future 15, the United Arab Emirates (see full list in the right hand image), is benefiting from increasingly positive perceptions about its financial stability, educational system, overall happiness of its citizens, and commitment to growth through investments in infrastructure and

Meet Gerd Leonhard at XML Switzerland September 14-16, 2012 – X Media Lab

Link: Meet Gerd Leonhard at XML Switzerland September 14-16, 2012 – X Media Lab derfuturist: X|Media|Lab “Participation Culture” Pro-Day Conference brings 16 of the world’s leading experts to Basel to explore these new worlds, new platforms and new opportunities. Treffen wir uns da! Basel 14.-17.

X Media Lab Switzerland ‘Participation Culture’ is Switzerland’s must-attend digital, cultural and creative industries event of 2012. X Media Lab Switzerland highlights the intersections between the cultural, creative and technological – the interplay between the freedom of art and the precision of engineering and the

Futurist Gerd Leonhard: The Future of Selling in a connected World (by gleonhard)