From Tomorrow to Today: Futurist Gerd Leonhard's News and Links - Issue #14

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Greetings everyone, sorry for the recent hiatus but I've had a rather mad few months due to the relea
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From tomorrow to today: Futurist Gerd Leonhard's latest news and links

November 8 · Issue #14 · View online
Futurist and Humanist. Global Keynote Speaker. Author. Film-Maker. CEO of The Futures Agency. Zürich / Switzerland. My focus is on the future of humanity, and my new book on "Technology versus humanity" is available now: http://t.co/99XuSFoZvD

Greetings everyone, sorry for the recent hiatus but I’ve had a rather mad few months due to the release of my new book, Technology vs. Humanity. But now I’m back on track with my bi-weekly updates, every Monday - I know you’ve missed getting more emails with stuff you really should read:) 
Enjoy and ping me anytime if you need anything.  
Kind regards from Zürich
Gerd Leonhard
Futurist, Humanist, Keynote Speaker, Author
PS: my book is getting really great reviews on Amazon - take a look. For bulk orders and direct purchases from my publisher please go here. Buy a few print copies for your buddies for some light Christmas reading:)

Read this first
My open letter to the new 'Partnership on AI' (IBM, MSFT, FB, Amazon etc), WIRED UK
Is it time to become exponentially human?
Future medical breakthroughs may come from an unexpected industry - Vivek Wadhwa (WaPo)
Major European insurers band together to investigate the use of blockchain - Business Inside
How Blockchain Will Change Your Life - WSJ
The scientists who make apps addictive | 1843
Your Next Friend Could Be a Robot - WSJ
The most important skills of tomorrow, according to five global leaders | World Economic Forum
Department of AI
The Competitive Landscape for Machine Intelligence
Nick Bostrom: Google Is Winning the Artificial Intelligence Arms Race
Elon Musk Thinks Automation Will Lead to a Universal Basic Income
Top 10 Takeaways From White House Report on Artificial Intelligence | Inc.com
Critical voices
Crash: how computers are setting us up for disaster | Tim Harford via The Guardian
Facebook and Google are the most powerful and secretive empires we've ever known, via The Guardian
Automation can leave us complacent, and that can have dangerous consequences
Reports to chew on
The Administration’s Report on the Future of Artificial Intelligence | whitehouse.gov
Fantastic slideshow on the future of media: Activate 2017 Tech / Media Outlook (Michael Wolf) via my blog
The future of keynotes? The Future Show LIVE
If you want something really special for your next event... take a look (video and photo gallery)
Department of Technology vs Humanity (my book:)
Podcast: Gerd Leonhard on Technology vs Humanity: The Future Belongs to Those Who Can Hear It Coming
Explore the key messages in Gerd Leonhard's book ‘Technology vs Humanity’ - Futurist Gerd Leonhard
Thanks for reading, and if you enjoy this newsletter please spread the word.
See you down the road!
Gerd
PS: if you are a Kindle US user I sill have 10 free Kindle coupons available for anyone that promises to write a review afterwards - ping me directly to get your free copy while they last!

A nice day at the Dali House in Port Lligat, Spain - 2015 :)
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