Are we there yet? 

Since delivering “Fuck AI” workshops at Cannes Lions Festival of creativity, to heart-to-heart presentations about the harsh realities of “the connected human”, he’s always kept us on our digital toes. A year on, and it’s as if the digital world played a swift game of musical chairs. Did Web 3, NFTs, Blockchain, and the Metaverse get shy, or did AI just steal their spotlight?

In a world where 6 billion smartphones dominate our gaze, can we pivot towards a reality where intention becomes the new measurement? Navigating the melting pot of augmented, virtual, and all-too-real realities, how can brands connect genuinely? Let’s explore tech not just as eye candy, but as stuff we can feel, wear, and maybe even serenade. As tech speeds on, are we riding the wave or just trying not to wipe out? Let’s Dive in and find out. 


“Artist, globe trotting speaker and market seeker, Shingy is a storyteller who identifies emerging trends, and inspires clients to think differently.” – Forbes

David Shing (known as “Shingy”) is an Australian futurist, speaker, creative director, strategic digital consultant, and entrepreneur. Known as the Digital Prophet, Shingy is a multidimensional creative who excels in guiding clients to their highest creative expression and brand value optimization through inventive, effective, and sustainable engagement of the emerging technological landscape. He is passionate about educating big brands about the unique opportunities afforded by emerging digital, social, and mobile technologies.