“For all the controversies, Facebook’s profits remain strong and its user numbers remain steady. Yet it has lost something that in the long run is even more important: the trust of its community. Trust is the great enabler of human connections and commerce. It represents
Blogging about the Future
“In other words, show creator Charlie Brooker and executive producer Annabel Jones in all likelihood plucked Bauer’s vision quest not from the headlines but from their own brains—only to have reality outpace what would otherwise be a pitch-perfect lampoon of tech-founder sanctimony. Such is the
“Thus the federation of trust inherent in Libra, despite the loss of efficiency that entails: by not being in control, and by actively including corporations like Spotify and Uber that will provide places to use Libra outside of Facebook, and payment networks like Visa and
Futurist Gerd Leonhard’s top 20 memes, key statements: Trust isn’t digital, happiness isn’t a download!
Above: Arthur C. Clarke on ‘the hazards of trying to predict the future’ – one of my favourite quotes! Watch the whole thing here. We just created a new PDF with the 20 most popular memes and statements from my brand-new and increasingly popular ‘what Gerd
“This new quantitative evaluation shows [forest] restoration isn’t just one of our climate change solutions, it is overwhelmingly the top one,” said Prof Tom Crowther at the Swiss university ETH Zürich, who led the research. “What blows my mind is the scale. I thought restoration
Good talk by Futures Agency member Antoni Lacinai: The Power of Analog Communication in an Ever More Digital World
Antoni is making some key points here – nicely done. As I like to say: Technology is great but humanity is greater!
The 9 Game-Changers (as used in many of my recent keynotes): data, cloud, AI/IA, IoT, Quantum, Blockchain, 3D Printing (and Material Sciences), Genetic Engineering
The best excerpts from Futurist Gerd Leonhard’s recent keynotes and interviews, on topics such as Technology and Humanity, the Megashifts and Digital Ethics
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New interview video: Futurist Gerd Leonhard in conversation with Emily Miller (NetApp): how will we ensure the collective benefit of technological progress?
This is episode / excerpt #2 of a recent interview with Netapp’s Emily Miller – watch the entire conversation here. How will we make sure that technology will still serve humanity in the future? Are we destined to ‘transcend humanity’? How will we govern technology
Free PDF with the entire 3rd Chapter of Futurist Gerd Leonhard’s book Technology vs. Humanity (The Megashifts) ENG, DE, FR, ES, PT, IT, CN!
This chapter is now available in 9 languages! See below: There has been so much demand on the topic of this chapter – the ‘10 MEGASHIFTS that will define the next 10 years’ – that we decided to release it as a free PDF; you