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Futurist Gerd Leonhard's latest finds: focus on digital ethics - June 11 2021


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June 11 · Issue #58 · 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, I hope you are well.
Here are my best links and finds, this week with a special focus on Digital Ethics and what we need to do to stay human in a hyper-connected world.
Thanks for reading my stuff and ping me anytime if you need something:))
Remember: The Future is better than we think. Watch this brand-new trailer for my upcoming new film *The Good Future* (featuring some pretty amazing Lanzarote drone shots, btw:)
Be well and stay happy.
Gerd Leonhard aka FuturistGerd,
Zurich / Switzerland

Social Media Futures
Watch this first: The Future of Social Media. My recent keynote at NEC Ethics Forum 2021 Lisbon
Next, read this: Too much of a good thing can be a very bad thing: Technology’s Future (also available in DE, ES, PT)
Here is my pretty cool ELF Policy Paper on the Future of Europe: Capitalism, Technology and Sustainability
Humans Vs Machines? Defining Our Digital Future. My Keynote At Sakharov Forum '21 AUDIO ONLY
Hilarious: CNNMoney 2018 Interview - on Facebook!
CNN Money Switzerland March 20 2018 Gerd Leonhard Interview on Social Media and Facebook on Vimeo
Reimagining the Platform Economy | by Mariana Mazzucato, et al - Project Syndicate
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How much revenue tech giants like Amazon and Apple make per minute "Facebook ($925 billion market value) pulled in $201,936 of revenue per minute and $26.2 billion in total revenue for the first quarter of the year" It's time:: #regulation of social media.
In space, no one will hear Bezos and Musk’s workers’ call for basic rights | Robert Reich | The Guardian
Peanut the Waiter Robot Is Proof That Your Job Is Safe | WIRED
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“We have already been through the equivalent of a social media pandemic – an unstoppable contagion that has sickened our information space, infected our public discourse, silently subverted our electoral systems.”

If you’re not terrified about FB...
Keynote at Unashamedly Ethical: Why Digital Ethics is Existential
Audio Version of Gerd's Keynote on Why ethics is existential
The Challenges of AI
Daniel Kahneman: ‘Clearly AI is going to win. How people are going to adjust is a fascinating problem’ | Science and nature books | The Guardian
The EU is considering a ban on AI for mass surveillance and social credit scores - The Verge
AI is turning us into de facto cyborgs | VentureBeat
More resources and read-if-you-can's
H-Eco event in Seoul: Circular economy only answer to post-pandemic world: Gerd Leonhard
More cool stuff on my Media Splash Page
Read more on "digital ethics" via GerdFeed
All my 508 Blog Posts on Digital Ethics (!)
» How did I become a Futurist, and what do I actually do?
Pic of the week
From my recent keynote at Investment Forum 2021
From my recent keynote at Investment Forum 2021
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