Conversation with a Futurist
Richard Yonck is a noted author and speaker about emerging technologies and the many issues we’ll face in tomorrow’s world. An engaging speaker with a unique perspective, Richard strives to find both the opportunities and the challenges new advances will bring. A consulting futurist and contributing editor for the long-running The Futurist magazine, Richard has written extensively about the changes and challenges we’ll face in the coming decades. Whether a conference presentation or keynote, a luncheon or after dinner talk, or an educational experience for school assemblies, Richard will tailor the material for your particular audience.
Emotional Machines - WorldFuture 2016
- The Coming Era of Emotional Machines
- The 3D Printing Revolution
- Cybercrime and the New Underground Economy
- Connecting with Our Connected World (on the Internet of Things)
- Why the Future Starts Today!
- Life in the Age of Human Augmentation
- Technological Enhancement and Athletics
- How Your Computer Will Read You Like a Book
- The Social Implications of Extreme Life Extension
- Drowning in a Sea of Data: Surviving the Coming Deluge
- Augmented Reality and the Future of Marketing
- The Big Bang and How It Made Us Who We Are Today
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Richard Yonck shared with our Rotary Club of Seattle Metropolitan perhaps one of the most awe-inspiring, intriguing presentations on new technologies – so much so that we invited him to come back for a second follow-up presentation where he again gave very insightful details on another technological advent, 3D printing, and its use across engineering, fashion, gastronomy, biology and more. One of the things that differentiates Richard is that he is truly passionate and knowledgeable about technology past, present and future. This is even further evidenced as he indulges the audience’s Q&As on both actual and hypothetical issues. Richard’s presentations provide us a leap-frog perspective of the shape of things to come and be prepared for in the days ahead.”
Tolga U. Ural, MBA
President, Rotary Club of Seattle Metropolitan