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Technology Vs. Humanity with Gerd Leonhard

By 19th August 2016 3 Comments

“Humanity will change more in the next 20 years than in the previous 300”

In this episode of Digital Mindfulness, we talk with the author, futurist and international speaker, Gerd Leonhard. Gerd, who has an extensive background in music has been working as a futurist since 2002 and travels around the world speaking at conferences and events alongside his colleagues at The Futures Agency.

He is the author of the upcoming book Technology vs Humanity: The Coming Clash Between Man and Machine which will be released on 8th September 2016.

In this episode, we cover the following topics on the ways technology will impact humanity. Enjoy the show!

What You’ll Learn

  • Why technology will change humanity more in the next 20 years than the last 300
  • The possibility of a universal basic income
  • How to thrive in an increasingly connected world

Resources Mentioned in the Episode

Technology vs. Humanity: The coming clash between man and machine (FutureScapes)

Gerd Leonhard on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook

The Futures Agency

Tech vs Humans Launch Party

Gerd Leonhard
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Director & Founder at Digital Mindfulness
Dr. Lawrence Ampofo is a digital strategy and foreign policy professional, with over 10 years providing advisory on strategic digital change. As the Founder and Director of Digital Mindfulness and Semantica Research, Lawrence focuses on increasing the capacities of companies to implement digital strategy across major transformation programmes by promoting new ways of working and collaboration in an age of digital distraction and information overload.
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