Future Trends: Muscles, H-Bombs, and Drinking Robots

Posted By on January 8, 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. Note: ‘Future Trends’ replaces the ‘Top-5 Futures’ features that

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Future Music Pioneers: Massive Attack

Posted By on January 7, 2016
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In Future Music Pioneers: Massive Attack we look at the crew that was born on the streets, and in the warehouses of Bristol in the UK (very close to where I was born). Massive Attack are an English trip hop group formed in 1988 in Bristol, consisting of Robert “3D” Del Naja, Adrian “Tricky” Thaws, and Grant

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Blinky™ Wants to Be Your Friend

Posted By on January 6, 2016
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Blinky™ Wants to Be Your Friend. He wants to play. Soon every home will have a robot helper. Don’t worry. It’s perfectly safe.   Written, Directed & Edited by Ruairi Robinson Budget was 45k euro – for the shoot. Visual effects budget was a grand total of zero.Robinson designed Blinky, modeled him in 3D and

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The Internet of Useless Things, Part Four – Fitness

Posted By on January 5, 2016
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Ok, it’s January in 2016. Sober months ahead, fitness routines, and trying to live a healthier life. According to a Juniper Research report, the market for connected fitness devices will rise to six times its current amount by 2019. The current market for connected fitness devices is estimated to be at $320 million. A report

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Creating A New Happier Vancouver

Posted By on January 4, 2016
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In Creating A New Happier Vancouver we highlight how The Museum of Vancouver and Vancouver Urbanarium will be presenting Your Future Home: Creating the New Vancouver where they explore challenges and solutions relating to citizens’ greatest concerns. Event details: Jan. 21-May 15, 2016 at the Museum of Vancouver More information can also be seen at urbanarium.org This exhibition will be a provocative

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