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Futurist Gerd Leonhard: Welcome to the Future - my best finds and shares - Issue #66

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Futurist Gerd Leonhard: Welcome to the Future - my best finds and shares

February 17 · Issue #66 · 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 www.TheGoodFutureFilm.com & CEO of The Futures Agency in Zürich / Switzerland. Topics: Technology/Humanity, AI, Climate, The Good Future and more.


Greetings and I hope you are well. Here is the latest edition of my newsletter - I hope you enjoy it, and thanks again for being a subscriber.
Cheers from Zurich,
Live long and prosper

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Highlights
The Future of Education: my video / film for EduCanada
Reminder: The Future is better than we think!
Reminder: The Future is better than we think!
Future of work
Climate Change Concerns Make Many Around the World Willing to Alter How They Live and Work | Pew Research Center
Challenges
Can Science Fiction Wake Us Up to Our Climate Reality? | The New Yorker
This Is No Way to Be Human - The Atlantic
Digital Ethics ... and the Metaverse
“That’s Just the Next Step in Evolution”: Silicon Valley Is Ready for Robots To Kill Us All
Big Tech Needs to Stop Trying to Make Their Metaverse Happen | WIRED UK
I’ve seen the metaverse – and I don’t want it | Games | The Guardian
Getting Married in the Metaverse - The New York Times
The metaverse: blurring the lines between our physical and virtual worlds
Meta wants to track your eye movements and facial expressions as you roam the metaverse, patents suggest
Watch Zuckerberg's Metaverse (2021) vs Gates' Internet (1995)
Gerd's take on the Metaverse / Metaperverse (new video): Heaven or Hell?
Metaverse...or Metaperverse?
You are what you read
My Recommended Books
Gerd-stuff
In case you missed this: ‘The Good Future EXPLAINED’ video on why the future is better than we think
Announcing ‘GerdTalks’, my new live-streaming show on Youtube!
LOL moments
Gerd Leonhard
With all the hype around the #metaverse I've been pondering the idea of my own version... a Gerdaverse ! (just kidding). Check out my new metaverse keynote at https://t.co/7DX3S8gSfo and join me next MONDAY Feb 7 4 another talk on this topic, also on LI: https://t.co/zocziMptQs https://t.co/InbvabRUYU
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