The Human Face of Big Data Life (documentary)

Posted By on May 31, 2016
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With the rapid emergence of digital devices, an unstoppable, invisible force is changing human lives in incredible ways. Every two days the human race is now generating as much data as was generated from the dawn of humanity through the year 2003. The massive gathering and analyzing of data in real time is allowing us

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U.S. Congress Discusses AI, Automation, Robotics and Basic Income

Posted By on May 31, 2016
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In U.S. Congress Discusses AI, Automation, Robotics and Basic Income we see senior U.S. Government people start to try and understand the changing world… *** Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist speaker that researches, speaks, and writes about the future of work, how technology is affecting the workplace, how workers are adapting, the sharing economy,

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Wifi Hijack! ::vtol:: hotspot poet

Posted By on May 31, 2016
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In Wifi Hijack! ::vtol:: hotspot poet we see an incredibly smart project where poetry infiltrates the needs and wants for wifi in the connected world. Cultural disruption! Autonomous micro-device which distributes wi-fi masked as wireless network, visible at any gadget such as a smartphone or a laptop. The device is automatically renaming its network every 10

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Insights into The Future of Education

Posted By on May 27, 2016
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On May 26th, 2016 Nikolas Badminton spoke about the future of education at the Annual BC Association of School Board Officers (BCASBO). His talk inspired and enlightened the attendees and he discussed the failed promise of technology in education, rise of mobile as a world disruptor, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, The Sharing Economy, Artificial Intelligence, and new

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Future Trends: Wearables, eSports, and Mars

Posted By on May 27, 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: Wearables, eSports, and Mars we look at

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Peter Thiel on the Global Economy and Artificial Intelligence

Posted By on May 25, 2016
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In Peter Thiel on the Global Economy and Artificial Intelligence we see the business founder and investor discuss America, globalization, and the state of technological innovation. Click “Show more” to view all chapters. For more conversations, visit http://conversationswithbillkristol.org Chapter 1 (00:15 – 20:38): China and Globalization Chapter 2 (20:38 – 34:51): Is Innovation Slowing? Chapter

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – HUGE Job Losses

Posted By on May 25, 2016
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Each week on a Wednesday Nikolas Badminton, Futurist highlights the top stories from the past week relating to the incredible rise of artificial intelligence and its application in society, the workplace, in cities, and in our lives. In Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – HUGE Job Losses we see announcements from Foxconn, Gamaya, Baidu, Google, and others. Foxconn

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Nikolas Badminton Discusses Advanced Artificial Intelligence

Posted By on May 23, 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 – Nikolas Badminton on Advanced Artificial Intelligence – Nikolas talks about the evolution of artificial intelligence. *** Nikolas Badminton

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Creating the USA’s first delivery drone

Posted By on May 23, 2016
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In ‘Creating the USA’s first delivery drone’ we see the filmmakers at Journeyman Pictures  film – ‘The Battle To Develop USA’s First Delivery Drone’. Piloted by an ever-expanding army of hobbyists, drones are quickly filling our skies. Now huge companies are looking to separate the pilots from the machines for a new era of unmanned transportation.

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The World is Going Cashless (Infographic)

Posted By on May 20, 2016

The great people over at the Visual Capitalist recently put together an article called The Shift to a Cashless Society is Snowballing that included this great infographic showing cash and cashless transactions around the world from Raconteur. Love it or hate it, cash is playing an increasingly less important role in society. In some ways this is

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