Nikolas Badminton Discusses Solving Crimes Before They Happen

Posted By on February 9, 2016

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 – Feb 8: Solving Crimes Before They Happen – Nikolas Badminton

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Drones in the Workplace and Industry

Posted By on February 8, 2016

In Drones in the Workplace and Industry we look at The Economist’s series of videos on the modern role of drones. Drone Rangers They never leave the ground—but these are the pilots of the future… The Drone Business From agriculture to construction, drones and their pilots are popping up everywhere. Drones: the fourth emergency service?

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Future Trends: Brainprints, AR on Eyes, and the Death of Golf

Posted By on February 5, 2016

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: Brainprints, AR on Eyes, and the

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Predictive Policing is Here

Posted By on February 3, 2016

In Predictive Policing is Here we look at some of the technological techniques used to predict where crime will happen. No, this isn’t minority report. It’s data crunching and predictive analytics with indicators of different crimes weighed against the risk of them happening in specific areas. In 2016, predictive policing involves computer grids that map points

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The Future Of Medicine: Ingestible Cameras

Posted By on February 2, 2016

Getting a view on the inside of a human body has been invasive and tricky to date. Now camera technologies that are encapsulated in pill form have come to the market. In The Future Of Medicine: Ingestible Cameras we look at this great new development in non-invasive inner-body check ups. Are Ingestible Cameras The Future Of

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The Future of Data Centres, Underwater

Posted By on February 1, 2016

In The Future of Data Centres, Underwater we look at Project Natick, a Microsoft research project to manufacture and operate an underwater datacenter. The initial experimental prototype vessel, christened the ‘Leona Philpot’ after a popular Xbox game character, was operated on the seafloor approximately one kilometer off the Pacific coast of the United States from

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