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The Future of Biohacking: Implanting Northstar

Posted By on January 19, 2016
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Back in November 2015 I wrote an article called ‘The Future of Biohacking: Implanted LED Lights‘ which featured Grindhouse Wetware’s Northstar LED implant. Grindhouse evolved from a group of highly driven individuals on the biohack.me forums, to a dedicated team working towards a common goal – augmenting humanity using safe, affordable, open source technology. In

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World Economic Forum: The Future of Jobs

Posted By on January 18, 2016
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In World Economic Forum: The Future of Jobs we see the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ change the job landscape forever. Today, on January 18th 2016, the World Economic Forum (WEF) releases its report on ‘The Future of Jobs’. It talks about how the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ – with developments in genetics, artificial intelligence, robotics, nanotechnology, 3D printing,

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Future Trends: Global Risks, Spying, and Branded Dreams

Posted By on January 15, 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: Global Risks, Spying, and Branded Dreams

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Nikolas Badminton Predicts the World in 2080

Posted By on January 13, 2016
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In Roundhouse Radio: #BCTECH Summit and Predicting the world in 2080,Emelia Symington-Fedy chats with Nikolas Badminton about the #BCTECH Summit and prediction for 2020, 2030, and even out to 2080. Click here to listen to the interview. Here previous shows on Roundhouse Radio: Roundhouse Radio: HOME with Jana Lynne White: 2016 Predictions Roundhouse Radio: Jana Lynne White Talks

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Beyond the Singularity – Computronium

Posted By on January 13, 2016
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Beyond the Singularity – Computronium we look at a material hypothesized to be used as “programmable matter,” a substrate for computer modeling of virtually any real object. Norman Margolus and Tommaso Toffoli of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology developed this idea of matter to be used as “programmable matter.” You can also read their 1987

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Nikolas Badminton Discusses CES Hot Technology

Posted By on January 12, 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 CKNW, Lynda Steele Show – Dec 14: CES Hot Technology Nikolas talks to Shane Fox about the highlights from

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Living Modern Life With Zentai

Posted By on January 12, 2016
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This picture taken on January 25, 2014 shows members of Tokyo Zentai Club chating each other at a park in Tokyo. Some meet through Internet forums and through gatherings like the Tokyo Zentai Club, whose ten members get together every other month, just like any other group, to hold barbecues or parties. Unlike any other group, they are covered head-to-toe in skintight Lycra.They are part of a small subset in Japan with a fetish for wearing outfits called "zentai" -- an abbreviation of "zenshintaitsu", which means "full body suit" -- who say they are seeking liberation through the complete sublimation of the physical self.  AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO

Living Modern Life With Zentai we look at the option of living life anonymously but drawing attention to themselves. This is not such a strange idea to over accentuate our anonymity in larger cities but to stand out with that anonymity. Zentai (from the Japanese ゼンタイ) is a term for skin-tight garments that cover the

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Future of Work – Struggles in The Sharing Economy

Posted By on January 12, 2016
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Future of Work – Struggles in The Sharing Economy highlights the positive and negative challenges in earning money in the new economy. We are in the age of the on-demand service. We romanticize the idea of having personal freedom and earning money on our own terms. But, at the end of the day, do we make good money?

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Living Sculptures – Gilbert & George

Posted By on January 9, 2016
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Gilbert Prousch and George Passmore are two artists who work together as a collaborative duo called Gilbert & George. They are known for their distinctive and highly formal appearance and manner and also for their brightly coloured graphic-style photo-based artworks. (Via Wikipedia) In Living Sculptures – Gilbert & George we look at their stunning visual

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