Future of Rail: trends in rail passengers, rail freight, railway innovation - Rail Trends Keynote

Future of the Auto Industry - mega trends impacting the auto industry. Futurist Keynote for Belron

How to make virtual keynotes more real and engaging - how I appeared as an "avatar" on stage when I broke my ankle and could not fly to give opening keynote on innovation in aviation for. ZAL event in Hamburg

"I'm doing a new book" - 60 seconds to make you smile. Most people care about making a difference, achieving great things, in a great team but are not interested in growth targets. Over 270,000 views of full leadership keynote for over 4000 executives

Futurist Keynote Speakers - how Futurist Keynotes transform events, change thinking, enlarge vision, sharpen strategic thinking, identify opportunities and risks. Patrick Dixon is one of the world's best known Futurist Keynote Speaker

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Colonies on Mars, space travel and how digital will help us live decades longer - comment before keynote for 1400 at Avnet Silica event

Future of Travel and Tourism after COVID. Boom for live experiences. What this means for future of aviation, airlines, hotels, restaurants, concerts halls, trends in leisure events, theme parks. Travel Industry Keynote Speaker

Quiet Quitters: 50% US workforce wish they were working elsewhere. How engage Quiet Quitters and transform to highly engaged team members. How to tackle the Great Resignation. Human Resources Keynote Speaker

The Great Resignation. 50% of US workers are Quiet Quitters. They have left in their hearts, don't believe any longer in your strategy. 40% want to leave in 12 months. Connect with PURPOSE to win Quiet Quitters. Human Resources Keynote Speaker

Future of Human Resources, virtual working, hybrid teams, motivation, management, future of motivation and career development. How to develop high performance teams. HR Keynote Speaker

Speed of change often slower than people expect! I have successfully forecast major trends for global companies for over 25 years. Focus on factors driving long term changes, with agile strategies for inevitable disruptive events. Futurist Keynote Speaker

Agile leadership for Better Risk Management. Inflation spike in 2022-3 - what next? Expect more disruptive events, while megatrends will continue relentlessly to shape longer term future globally in relatively predictable ways. Futurist Keynote Speaker

Crazy customers! Changing customer expectations. Why many decisions are irrational. Amusing stories. Lessons for Leadership, Management and Marketing - Futurist Keynote Speaker VIDEO

TRUST is the most important thing you sell - TRUE for every business. How to BUILD TRUST, win market share, retain contracts, gain new customers. Future of logistics and supply chain management - Futurist Keynote Speaker

Future of Sales and Marketing beyond COVID - hybrid event in Vilnius: physical audience of 800 + 300 virtual. Digital marketing, location marketing. How to create MAGIC in new marketing campaigns. Future of Marketing Keynote Speaker

Chances of 2 people in 70 having same birthday? Managing Risk in Banking and Financial Services. Why the greatest risks are combinations of very unlikely events, which happen far more often than you expect. Keynote speaker on risk management

Compliance is Dead. How to build trust. Reputation of banks and financial services. Compliance Risks. Why 100% compliance with regulations, ESG requirements etc is often not enough to prevent reputational damage

Life's too short to do things you don't believe in! Why passionate belief in the true value of what you are selling or doing is the number one key to success. Secret of all leadership and marketing - keynote for 1100 people in Vilnius October 2021

Future Manufacturing 5.0. Lessons from personal life for all manufacturers - why most manufacturing lags 10-15 years behind client expectations in their day to day life. Manufacturing 4.0 --> Manufacturing 5.0. Future of Manufacturing Keynote

80% of sales are won or lost in 3 seconds, How to grow your business by giving attention to small things that really matter. Future of Marketing, Futuris Keynote Speaker - Pardavimu formule in Vilnius

Future of Technology

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Technology Futurist, AI, Big Data, Robotics, Cyber

 

A new kind of world

ARCHIVE 2002

Philips is working on small video discs, 3 cms in diameter, that will store 25,000 digital photos, 48 hours of MP3 music or 10 hours of movies. These disks are the same thickness as DVDs, and use blue lasers. Called Small Form Factor Optical or SFFO, the disks should be available in 2005 with players costing $100. - New Scientist October 2002

Millipede nanodrive: IBM Research team promises several gigabytes of storage on a device the size of a postage stamp using nanotechnology. Thousands of tiny silicon cantilevers move across microscopic areas of a polymer plate, making little pits in the surface which can later be read like a photograph or record player. Each cantilever tip is the width of a couple of hundred atoms, or 20 nanometers. The nanomechanical system is extremely sensitive to movement and in best cases can detect bumps caused by one or two atoms. Research by Peter Vettiger and Gerd Binnig (winner of Nobel Prize for Physics) suggests that each pit can be erased or rewritten up to 100,000 times. IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology March 2002 and Scientific American February 2003

Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) are being developed to sort individual cells, entire laboratories compressed into something a thousandth of the size. Next generation devices are being made of silicone rather than silicon. Science vol 298, p580

An image has been stored in the atoms of a single molecule. Electromagnetic pulses were used to alter the spins of electrons in 19 hydrogen atoms contained in a liquid crystal. These new trajectories encoded a 1024 bit black and white image which was then read using nuclear magnetic resonance. Work by Bing Fung at the University of Oklahoma. Journal of Chemical Physics vol 117, p6903

Machine control by thinking is now a reality - in monkeys. First a monkey was taught to get food by pressing a lever in response to a light. Then a brain monitoring device was placed on her head, and the brain impulses she made when moving her arm were picked up and converted into movements of a robotic arm in another room. In another experiment, a rat was trained to press a lever for water. After a few days, the lever mechanism was disconnected. For a while the rat was puzzled, and then it happened. The rat just thought about pressing the lever, and the brain pattern created was enough to activate delivery of water. The rat realised that it just needed to concentrate in the right way to make the machine work. Human studies will carry risks from implantation of electrodes - which may trigger epilepsy and other problems. Work by Miguel Nicolelis and John Chapin, Duke University , US. Scientific American October 2002

 


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