Nikolas Badminton Discusses Social Media and Mental Health

Posted By on August 24, 2016
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On August 24th, Nikolas discussed social media links to mental health plus a hilarious discussion on trolls – listen here. Read articles referenced: How an Algorithm Learned to Identify Depressed Individuals by Studying Their Instagram Photos Social media is harming the mental health of teenagers Link Between Facebook And Mental Health: The More Honest You Are,

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Future Trends – Driverless UBER is Here

Posted By on August 19, 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 – Driverless UBER is Here we look

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2015 to 2016: A Year in Futurism

Posted By on August 18, 2016
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In the past 12 months, since I committed to being a professional Futurist, I have had an incredible time. I’ve traveled the world, spoken in front thousands of people, been on TV and radio, launched The Modern Futures podcast, and connected with so many incredible people helping the world to be better and stronger through

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The Future of Energy

Posted By on August 17, 2016
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At the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris last December, world leaders agreed that climate change is an urgent threat—and that has cemented green energy production as a new frontier of innovation. VICE founder Shane Smith takes an in-depth look at the future of how we make and use energy, and how we can meet

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Facebook’s 10 Year Plan

Posted By on August 17, 2016
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Each week 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 – Facebook’s 10 Year Plan  we see a great interview with Facebook’s CTO, a Google Senior Fellow talk about

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Future Trends – Future Olympics, Jobs, and War

Posted By on August 11, 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 – Future Olympics, Jobs, and War we

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Transparent AI Systems

Posted By on August 10, 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 – Transparent AI Systems  we see an IBM response to The White House, transparent AI

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Nikolas Badminton Discusses The Olympics & Super-athletes

Posted By on August 8, 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 Discusses The Olympics & Super-athletes – Nikolas talks about trans athletes, natural superhumans, blood-doping, playing to

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Scott Galloway – Death of the Industrial Advertising Complex

Posted By on August 5, 2016
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In his talk at L2’s Digital Leadership Academy, Scott Galloway argues that advertising is becoming less essential to brand building as consumers are discovering products with tools like Google, Amazon, and TripAdvisor. The brand is no longer on the tip of the tongue, it’s what Google says it is. Furthermore, wealthy shoppers are paying to

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Future Trends – Neural Dust and Autonomous Car Ethics

Posted By on August 5, 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 – Neural Dust and Autonomous Car

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