Paramusical Ensemble – Music from the Mind

Posted By on October 31, 2016
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This documentary follows the preparation and performance of Activating Memory by the Paramusical Ensemble comprising of four severely motor-impaired patients and a string quartet at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, London, on 17 July 2015. Activating Memory is a piece for a string quartet designed by Eduardo Reck Miranda. The parts for each instrument are

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Future Trends – Riding the Hyperconnected Wave

Posted By on October 28, 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 – Riding the Hyperconnected Wave we look

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Why banks could disappear in 20 years

Posted By on October 26, 2016
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Antony Jenkins, former chief executive of Barclays, on how technology is changing finance – and why banks could disappear in 20 years. *** 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, and how

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Human Rights Predictions

Posted By on October 26, 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 – Human Rights Predictions  we see an AI systems correctly predict outcomes, smarter killer drones,

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Nikolas Badminton and Davyde Wachell talk about DARK FUTURES

Posted By on October 24, 2016
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Nikolas Badminton and Davyde Wachell talk with Janice and Cory on Roundhouse Radio about the 3rd Edition of DARK FUTURES that will be held on November the 9th. Davyde discusses securitization and the dark undertones of crowdsourcing. Listen to the interview here and buy tickets for DARK FUTURES here. *** Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist

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Future Trends – Living a Hypernormal Life

Posted By on October 21, 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 – Living a Hypernormal Life we look

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Megacities: Urban Future, the Emerging Complexity

Posted By on October 20, 2016
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According to a startling Pentagon video obtained by The Intercept, the future of global cities will be an amalgam of the settings of “Escape from New York” and “Robocop” — with dashes of the “Warriors” and “Divergent” thrown in. It will be a world of Robert Kaplan-esque urban hellscapes — brutal and anarchic supercities filled

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Ei Wada – Turning eTrash into Music

Posted By on October 20, 2016
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Japanese artist, Ei Wada, turns old disused consumer electronics into musical instruments. Below are three videos taken at a performance at the KENPOKU Arts Festival featuring old televisions, radios and an office fan guitar: *** Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist speaker that researches, speaks, and writes about the future of work, how technology is affecting

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Apple Just Hired an AI Heavyweight

Posted By on October 19, 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 – Apple Just Hired an AI Heavyweight  we see Apple hiring Ruslan Salakhutdinov, more Google developments, more

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