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Futurist Gerd Leonhard's latest findings, links and thoughts - Issue #63


Futurist Gerd Leonhard: Twice Upon a Time - and more good stuff to read and watch

November 25 · Issue #63 · View online

This monthly newsletter features the best finds, links and videos curated by Gerd Leonhard, Futurist & Humanist, Keynote Speaker, Author of 'Technology vs Humanity', Film-Maker & CEO of The Futures Agency in Zürich / Switzerland. Topics: Technology/Humanity, AI, Climate, The Good Future and more.

Greetings everyone!
Here is my latest newsletter edition; this one with a focus on climate change, ‘green futures’ and decarbonisation. I hope you enjoy it!
Thanks so much for your support and your interest in my work.
Be well, stay happy… stay human!
Zurich / Switzerland

Gerd Highlights
My Key Slide: 2021 Memes
Digitization, Decarbonisation ad Reformation: My Keynote at Mundura Begira in Bilbao (English | Spanish) *Live not virtual!
My keynote at GAC2021: Why and how the Future is better than we think
The next 10 years - and the exponentially increasing role of women. FCEM KAGIDER 2021 in Istanbul
Green Futures
Cop26 took us one step closer to combating the climate crisis | Christiana Figueres | The Guardian
Worried About the Supply Chain? Stop Buying So Much Stuff - The Atlantic
This is what 3°C of global warming looks like | The Economist
‘How Asia is crucial in the battle against climate change’ my high-lights and comments
The Right Institutions for the Climate Transition | by Mariana Mazzucato - Project Syndicate
Why Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky Thinks the Home Is the Future of Travel - The Atlantic
Digital Ethics and ... The Metaverse
The Metaverse…worse than Social Media? My comments on a great 'Big Think' piece by Louis Rosenberg
The Metaverse Is Simply Big Tech, but Bigger | WIRED
Singapore’s tech-utopia dream is turning into a surveillance state nightmare - Rest of World
Other good reads
Elon Musk presented with U.N. World Food Program's $6 billion plan to address world hunger
Change the World: To reimagine capitalism, we need to reimagine power | Fortune
Why the next stage of capitalism is coming - BBC Future
The World Ahead 2022: Ten trends to watch in the coming year
What Makes Life Meaningful? Views From 17 Advanced Economies | Pew Research Center
Supply Change Whitepaper by FM Logistic
Interviews and meet-me's
"Fortune Greece Interview with Gerd Leonhard: People, Planet, Purpose and Prosperity – and the Future of Greece"
Gerd Leonhard: «Η μεγαλύτερη πρόκληση για τους CEOs είναι να επανεφεύρουν τον εαυτό τους» |
Meet me at the IEEE Global Conference on AI & IoT #IEEE #GCAIoT2021 Dubai (virtually)
Funny and LOLs
The first fully driverless pickup!
Tim Cook Loses His Sh*t At His First Apple Keynote | Key & Peele
Iceland's Genius Parody of Mark Zuckerberg's Metaverse to Woo Tourists
This was the amazing airbnb we stayed at during our film shoot for The Good Future (Lanzarote).
This was the amazing airbnb we stayed at during our film shoot for The Good Future (Lanzarote).
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