Gerd Leonhard

Gerd Leonhard

Gerd is a well-known Futurist and Author of 5 books, a highly influential Keynote Speaker, Think-Tank Leader & Advisor, the Founder of GreenFuturists and the Creator / Host of The Future Show. (http://www.futuristgerd.com/about/)

Questions to ask about technology – the hellven choice

Questions to ask about technology – the hellven choice

Written by on November 11, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

This is an excerpt of the chapter I wrote for the book “The Future of Business” edited and compiled by Rohit Talwar Technology: it’s no longer about IF or HOW but about WHY The urgent need for clear man-machine ethics is amplified by the view that we should probably no longer be concerned whether technology can actually […]

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The IoT could be heaven, could be hell

The IoT could be heaven, could be hell

Written by on June 22, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The Internet of Things (IoT) / Internet of Everything / Industrial Internet is sizzling hot. Everywhere I go people ask me about it. Almost every single event I speak at, some of the biggest tech & IT companies in the world are talking about their plans for the IoT, and their billion dollar investments. Therefore, I figured this is a […]

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Are wearables the way to digital obesity?

Are wearables the way to digital obesity?

Written by on May 8, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

So I looked at those cool new Apple watches and those enthusiastic Apple keynote videos, and I have to say that I am very tempted to get this watch. The buzz! The convenience! The design! The ease of use! The interface! The uninhibited flow of information!  Not having to pull out my iPhone to check on […]

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Hybrid net neutrality, what next?

Hybrid net neutrality, what next?

Written by on November 6, 2014 in Features with 0 Comments

The Federal Communications Commission will soon consider a proposal that would grant the agency regulatory authority over the flow of Internet traffic between content providers and Internet service providers, the New York Times reports. The so-called “hybrid” solution would establish a distinction between ‘wholesale’ and ‘retail’ transactions, and is the latest to gain traction among F.C.C. staff: It would apply utility like […]

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