How can I do what you do? 20 tips for delivering a great keynote speech!

How can I do what you do? 20 tips for delivering a great keynote speech!

I’m often asked the question, ‘How can I do what you do?’. Broadly speaking, recognise that there’s the craft 𝗔𝗡𝗗 the business of being a keynote speaker. If you want a fast track on the business of speaking, I’ll always recommend a preliminary conversation with Maria Franzoni! This post isn’t about the business, but rather […]

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“Air Head”: The First Short Film powered by Open AI’s Sora

“Air Head”: The First Short Film powered by Open AI’s Sora

Check out “Air Head”, the very first short film made with the cutting-edge tech of OpenAI Sora. Created by Shy Kids, a creative multimedia team in Toronto, this project shows off what’s possible when OpenAI Sora’s tech is put to work in making films. What Makes It Special: Fresh Storytelling: Shy Kids used Sora to […]

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“Simply, creativity needs soul.  AI has no soul. No life energy.”

“Simply, creativity needs soul. AI has no soul. No life energy.”

This statement was taken from a Facebook post I read recently. It got me seriously thinking. And inspired a response. The idea that “creativity needs a soul,” suggesting AI can’t be truly creative because it lacks consciousness, comes from a traditional view of creativity. However, this view evolves if we consider how AI’s development affects […]

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The New Breed of Text-to-Video AI: What it means to businesses, marketers and creators!

The New Breed of Text-to-Video AI: What it means to businesses, marketers and creators!

Yesterday, Open AI launched ‘Sora‘, a new text-to-video model “that can create realistic and imaginative scenes from text instructions. Here are my provisional thoughts about its impact: Better Video Making: Now, businesses and marketers can make high-quality videos quickly and cheaply using text. This means even small businesses or people without much money can make […]

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Using AI to Talk about Israel/Palestine More Thoughtfully Online!

Using AI to Talk about Israel/Palestine More Thoughtfully Online!

The current Israel/Palestine debate is already causing a tinderbox of heated dialogue online, particularly as it’s an emotive issue on which most people vehemently polarise to one side. It made me wonder: couldn’t AI help us to chat online with more nuance and less drama? Better yet, could it help us to better understand one […]

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2. The Future-Ready Keynote Series – “Science Fiction to Science Fact.”

2. The Future-Ready Keynote Series – “Science Fiction to Science Fact.”

In ‘The Big 21st Century Trends‘, we explore the big technologies and challenges facing our species. Artificial Intelligence, Biotechnology, Future of Work and Climate Change. What should audiences be aware of and how can they live harmoniously and productively in a dramatically changing world? Together, we look at the foundational technology layers that are enabling […]

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’The Future is Now’ book – Out now!

’The Future is Now’ book – Out now!

The Future is Now is a set of signposts to a world gripped by accelerated change. Technological innovation continues to raise the standard of living for billions of people around the world. But it’s not without its social, cultural and political consequences – and we are on the cusp of inevitable change to our businesses, […]

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