Unconditional Basic Income Will Eradicate Poverty

Posted By on December 7, 2015
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There has been a lot of discussion of late around unconditional basic income and a guarantee for everyone in society to have an income for food, clothing and subsistence. An unconditional basic income is a form of social security system in which all citizens or residents of a country regularly receive an unconditional sum of money, either from a

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Top-5 Futures for December 4th: Biology and Big Data Converge

Posted By on December 4, 2015
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Each week Nikolas Badminton, Futurist Speaker, summarizes the top-5 future looking developments and news items that I find to be inspiring, interesting, concerning, or downright strange. Each day I read through dozens of blogs and news websites to find those things that we should be aware of. Top-5 Futures for December 4th: Biology and Big Data

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Dark Visions of Augmented Reality

Posted By on December 3, 2015
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Just as the fish donned skin to walk the earth, and man donned a space suit to walk in space, we’ll now don cyber suits to walk in Cyberia. In ten years most of our daily operations, occupational, education, and recreational, will transpire in Cyberia. Each of us will be linked in thrilling cyber exchanges

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Don’t E-Waste Our Time

Posted By on December 2, 2015
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What do we do with Computers, VHS recorders, laptops, mobile phones, TVs, control systems, CD players, and all sorts of gadgets that contain electronic parts once we are done with them? Maybe we ‘recycle’ them or throw them away. Well, oftentimes they end up in Africa or Asia. We’re going to be overrun with this

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The Future of Fashion is 3D Printing (Vancity Futures)

Posted By on December 1, 2015
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This is a report of the original article posted on Vancity Buzz. Welcome to the latest installment of Vancity Futures, a monthly column that focuses on the technological changes in the world, what they mean for all of us here in Vancouver, and the wider implications in the world. My name is Nikolas Badminton and

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