Future Trends: Drone Racing, Minecraft, Go, and Holacracy

Posted By on January 29, 2016
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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 he reads through dozens of blogs and news websites to find those things that we should be aware of. In Future Trends: Drone Racing, Minecraft, Go, and Holacracy we

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Thought Leaders: Broken Banks, Digital, Business and Everything

Posted By on January 28, 2016
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In Thought Leaders: Broken Banks, The Digital World, Business and Everything I wanted to start sharing some amazing talks that continue to inspire me in my career and thinking – a virtual conference with no schedule and accessibility to all. These are essential for modern planners, entrepreneurs and those that want affect change in the world.

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Nikolas Badminton Discusses The Future of Health

Posted By on January 28, 2016
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In Roundhouse Radio: The Future of Health,Emelia Symington-Fedy chats with Nikolas Badminton about his predictions for health, biohacking, and other matters. Click here to listen to the interview and see the article that inspired the interview in Nikolas’ Vancity Futures column in Vancity Buzz. Here previous shows on Roundhouse Radio: Roundhouse Radio: #BCTECH Summit and Predicting the world

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Davos 2016: Life in 2030 Humankind and the Machine

Posted By on January 27, 2016
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The world is on the brink of a new revolution driven by the convergence of a number of new technologies, including genome editing, artificial intelligence and 3D printing. How will these technologies change the lives of the next generation? This heavyweight panel of thinkers and Scientists discuss the following: What are the game-changing technologies? What

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Nikolas Badminton Discusses Vancouver In 30 Years

Posted By on January 26, 2016
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Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, is a regular contributor to Lynda Steele’s CKNW Drive Time show talking about a number of future-forward items from The Future of Work, The Sharing Economy, Privacy, and other items of public interest. In this episode – CKNW, Lynda Steele Show – Jan 25: Vancouver In 30 Years – Nikolas Badminton talks about the Museum of

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The Future of Fashion: ‘Trashion’ and Upcycling

Posted By on January 26, 2016
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In The Future of Fashion: ‘Trashion’ and Upcycling we look at the trash we leave and wonder what can we do with it in practical ways for fashion. Francis Sollano is a trashion and installations artist known for his contemporary takes on upcycling garbage into wearable art and converting urban spaces. A graduate from the University

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Future Trends: Skills in 2020 and Sneaky Drones

Posted By on January 22, 2016
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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 he reads through dozens of blogs and news websites to find those things that we should be aware of. In Future Trends: Skills in 2020 and Sneaky Drones

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Vancouver Economic Forum: Internet of Cars

Posted By on January 22, 2016
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In Vancouver Economic Forum: Internet of Cars we look at the panel on the Internet of Cars moderated by Nikolas Badminton on October 27th, 2015. Joining him for the discussion were some great thinkers in this area: Narayan Sainaney, Mojio Shawn Sanderson, Telus VP of The Internet of Things Bruce Sharpe, Singular Software Donald Wong,

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Future of the Internet – ‘Electronic Heroin’

Posted By on January 21, 2016
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In Future of the Internet – ‘Electronic Heroin’ we look at the compulsion and addiction to the Internet and mobile devices. We look at China, game theory, digital dementia, and our relationship with our smartphones. How ‘Electronic Heroin’ Is Affecting China’s Youth An estimated 24 million people are addicted to the Internet in China. Can they

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Future Music Pioneers: Squarepusher

Posted By on January 21, 2016
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In Future Music Pioneers: Squarepusher we look at the jazz drum and bass challenger and explorer and see how he is changing how we see dance music every day. Squarepusher is the principal pseudonym adopted by Tom Jenkinson (born 17 January 1975), a UK-based recording artist. His compositions draw on a number of influences including drum

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