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Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Future Technology, IT, Nanotech, Futurist keynotes

Future of Technology and IT - hundreds of articles / videos and keynote conference presentations on related issues. Clients include Google, Microsoft, Intel, Toshiba, HP, IBM, Phillips, SAP, Siemens, Symantec, Tata, Infosys, Ricoh, Actinic, ARBS, Asco, Capco, Compaq, Comverse, European Internet Foundation, Fujitsu Siemens, Nokia Siemens, Georgia Technology Forum, ITS, Kyocera, Leadbay, NCR, Red Prairie, SolidWorks, Unaxis, Unisys, Zellweger Luwa. Patrick Dixon has given keynotes on technology and telecom related issues to audiences in North America, Central America, Latin America, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Baltic States, Scandinavia, Africa, Central Asia, South East Asia and Asia Pacific.

 

Clouds and Crowds: Seize your Digital Future - cloud computing, convergence, security

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Digital Convergence, Connections, Clouds, Crowds and Controls - take hold of your future - or the future will take hold of you.

IT directors face complex, rapidly changing challenges as they struggle to keep their corporations up to speed. Meanwhile, managers AND customers are making decisions of their own, moving their personal lives into the Cloud with email, photos, videos and so on. Companies are getting left behind.  Summary of keynote conference presentation by Futurist speaker Patrick Dixon.

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Future Telecom and Digital, Cloud and Big Data - convergence, innovation, mobile customers and e-payments

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Media article for South Korea summit on ICT, telecom and digital trends. The future is about convergence and divergence. The industry trend is for companies, products and services to converge – but many of the most important future innovations in ICT will be divergent: doing things differently to serve customers better. Firstly we are seeing accelerating convergence on a global scale eg computer software, hardware and mobile companies (Microsoft /Nokia, Google / Motorola). Expect rapid convergence of telcos and banking. Mobile payments are being driven by growth in emerging markets. 70% of all mobile payments take place in the fastest growing economies, mainly in Africa eg m-Pesa, which now handles 33% of Kenya’s GDP. Expect a mobile-based global revolution in banking.

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Future Technology - videos, keynote lectures, slides, articles

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Future Technology, IT, Nanotech, Futurist keynotes

There is a huge range of material on future technology.  Here are just a few resources.  You can also search the site plus our YouTube channel using the search box on the right of this page.

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Future of Technology - imagine 2015 looking to 2020: European Parliament

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Future of Technology - keynote lecture at the European Parliament / European Commission in Brussels on fundamental changes to business, government and society as a result of the next phase of the digital revolution.

Looking back from 2015 at the last 5 years - and looking forward from 2015 to 2020.

Press Read More below to watch both parts of the one hour Futurist keynote.

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How green is your digital world? Saving IT costs and environment - conference speaker

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How IT companies part of $40 trillion global race to reduce energy use over 20 years. IT major consumer of energy. “Greening of IT” is creating major new business opportunities, can improve corporate image, and may increase customer loyalty. Conference keynote speaker - futurist video by Patrick Dixon. 500 million obsolete computers in America, 130 million mobile phones thrown away each year. E-waste 2% of solid municipal waste in America, hazards polluting water supplies or endangering wildlife. lead pollution in land fill - printed circuit boards and components, mercury and cadmium, linked to cancer, reproductive problems, other illnesses.

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Do social networks kill “real” relationships?

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Do social networks damage "normal social relationships"?  Impact of virtual communication on social gatherings.

FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Plaxo, Bebo, YouTube are mainly communities of people who know each other. Why many people are physically present but mentally and emotionally absent. Influence of social networks on partner selection and family life.

Virtual relationships, video, videoconferencing, Skype, dating and Second Life. How relationships are changing in the online world.

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Convergence - impact on future world

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Keynote presentation slides - Digital technology, biotech, nanotech, broadcasting, phones, entertainment and many other parts of our world are converging in new ways.  Expect new industries, innovations and consumer choices.  Keynote presentation for industrial and research leaders  in South Korea.

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Human brain: fuse with computer chips biodigital brain

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Biodigital brains and rebuilding eyes in people who are blind using adult stem cells.

Growing brain cells onto computer chips to extend memory and processing power of human brain. How to fuse brain and computer power together.

Brain control of machines, and computers. Remote robotic control by thought alone. RFID devices. Ethical issues in robot engineering using brain tissue. Digital enhancement of human brain function. Innovation, divergence and convergence in mobile ...

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How to use Technology to Grow Your Business - Keys to Success

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How to use technology to grow your business and gain competitive advantage: Interview on IT strategy and related issues for Spanish media with Patrick Dixon, Europe’s leading futurist and strategy guru.  Article and Videos.

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