February 12th, 2013
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December 8th, 2012
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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 www.tedxbeausoleil.com and Nordanglia for providing this video.

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“Gerd Leonhard is a Futurist and the CEO of The Futures Agency, author of 5 books, former musician and a globe-trotting keynote speaker on the creative industries, media and communications, social technologies, as well as on energy, the environment and green business. Gerd is currently focussing on sustainable future scenarios and what has been called ‘sustainable economics’, including the idea of adapting Internet and networked-society principles to the world’s urgent climate and environment issues. He is based in Basel / Switzerland; his new book ‘From Ego to Eco’ will be published in 2013….”

You can download the PDF with my slides here:  http://gerd.fm/tedxbeau 

August 8th, 2012
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gerdfuturist:

futuristgerd:

Ray Kurzweil - Futurist (by ComputerHistory)

Pretty amazing monolog (more or less) by a true genius, and one of my major influences. The Singularity concept worries me greatly, though. Watch Ray’s movie http://transcendentman.com/ and then try to get some sleep:)

Reblogged from Futurist Gerd
July 16th, 2012
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99 seconds for the future with Russell Buckley (by 99secondsbyFORUM)