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About deandonaldson

I am a Digital Transformation Strategist and focussed on global evangelism; helping position clients at the forefront of emerging media and the next generation of consumer engagement. I'm passionate about how storytelling and creative technology can be used to deliver focussed messages – irrespective of the consumer viewing device – and then drive favourable outcomes for brands, whilst addressing concerns over user profiling.

Facebook: Reaction, Retaliation or Revolution?

As advertisers and end-users alike react to the data breach that leaves people’s information open to exploitation, it’s time for Media Behemoths to step up. For well over a decade I have been warning the Ad:Tech industry that this gross assumption of implicit control over data was going to have dire consequences. Implied use [...]

By | 2018-04-16T09:32:04+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Advertising Technology, Privacy Control|0 Comments

Meet the men who foretell the future of media: Majority Report 2030

AI is the new god and techno religion will change the world, say Kaleidoko's Jonathan Tavss and Dean Donaldson. There are 8.3 billion connected devices on planet earth right now -- that's more than the entire human race. However, it's not reached tipping point yet. There will be 25 billion devices by 2020 (more than [...]

By | 2017-11-24T13:28:15+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Future Projections|0 Comments

Being Human: The Rise of Artificial Sex

If you have not caught Channel 4's Sci-Fi show "Humans" yet, then you really should. A joint Anglo-American production, the series explores the themes of artificial intelligence and robotics, focusing on the social, cultural, and psychological impact of the invention of anthropomorphic robots called "synths". In a similar vein, HBO's Westworld, is about a technologically advanced, Western-themed amusement park [...]

Could we live forever?

An insightful short documentary that explores the notion of Transhumanism - moving into Super Humans through three key areas; longevity, intelligence and well-being - and ultimately into the Singularity; where artificial intelligence is interconnected and surpasses that of all human beings combined - with the potential of reducing humanity to mere 'pets'. [...]