Future Trends – The Human Upgrade

Posted By on July 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 – The Human Upgrade we look

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The Future of Fashion: Jeremy Scott

Posted By on July 28, 2016
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I have just watched the documentary ‘Jeremy Scott, The People’s Designer’. As we live in a world saturated with pop iconography we feel that we have to dumb down the colors and tones we wear. Jeremy is the antithesis of this mass philosophy. He comes from a farming community in Kansas City, Missouri. The mundanity

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In Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Kurzweil, Cybersecurity, and Jobs

Posted By on July 27, 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 – Kurzweil, Cybersecurity, and Jobs we see stories about Ray Kurzweil sharing his thoughts, machines involved in

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William Mougayar: “Blockchains: Past, Present and Future”

Posted By on July 25, 2016
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The Business Blockchain charts new territory in advancing our understanding of the blockchain by unpacking its elements like no other before. William Mougayar anticipates a future that consists of thousands, if not millions of blockchains that will enable not only frictionless value exchange, but also a new flow of value, redefining roles, relationships, power and

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The Future of Golf – Bubba’s Jetpack

Posted By on July 22, 2016
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I personally don’t ever want to play golf. For years it’s been the bastion of white male middle and upper-management brokering deals and talking about their stock investments. These are not my people. But, what if you could jet around from place to place and use huge expanses as your course? What if the radical

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Future Trends – Banks abandon poor countries

Posted By on July 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 – Banks abandon poor countries we look at

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – English Teachers and Racial Bias

Posted By on July 20, 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 – English Teachers and Racial Bias we see stories about AI English teachers making the grade, racial

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Controlling Drone Swarms with Brain Power

Posted By on July 19, 2016
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You’re a drone pilot but you can only control one drone at a time with your joystick and controller. But, you want to control a swarm of drones to be the most effective that you can be. What can you do? You can use your brain and control many drones, that’s what. Now a researcher at

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Future Trends – Magic Leap, Cyborgs and Pokémon GO

Posted By on July 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 – Magic Leap, Cyborgs and Pokémon

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Nikolas Badminton Discusses eCommerce and Pokémon Go

Posted By on July 14, 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. Amazon Prime Day is today – like Black Friday, but only for products sold through Amazon Prime, the e-commerce

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