Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Google, Facebook, and Microsoft Evolve

Posted By on November 30, 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 – Google, Facebook, and Microsoft Evolve we see the big 3 evolving around AI, jobs safe

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Dark Futures Film Club – J U D Y

Posted By on November 29, 2016
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AS an extension of the DARK FUTURES speaker series, Nikolas Badminton will carefully select a number of short videos by the world’s edgiest producers and share them via this site. In Dark Futures Film Club – J U D Y we see a dark movie by Alex and Ariel that explores the boundaries of what we

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Transhuman Tuesday – Earthquakes and Religious Dilemmas

Posted By on November 29, 2016
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Each Tuesday Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, summarizes 3 to 5 future looking developments in the realm of  transhuman and cyborg-related technologies. In Transhuman Tuesday – Earthquakes and Religious Dilemmas we look at the discussion around cyborgs and Christianity, ‘Trolley Man’, analysing sweat, and detecting earthquakes. When Cyborgs and Christians Compromise In August, a paraplegic man was brought onto the

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Tipping Point – The 1000km Electric Truck

Posted By on November 28, 2016
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One of my big predictions, and tipping points for moving away from combustion engines, is for personal electric vehicles to hit the 1000+kms on one charge. This is what I think will be the game changer in and will mark the end of active selling of combustion engine vehicles. Last weekend a group of 4

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The End of Human Resources (HR)

Posted By on November 28, 2016
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Earlier in 2016, Nikolas Badminton – Futurist Speaker – was invited back to DisruptHR Vancouver to shake up the thinking that Human Resources (HR) employees had safe and secure careers. He talks about how artificial intelligence will absolutely and completely revolutionise HR function. See his keynote below: *** Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist speaker

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Energy Revolutions – The Island Tesla Powers

Posted By on November 28, 2016
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Each Monday Nikolas Badminton, Futurist Speaker, shares the top-5 energy revolution stories that have been revealed to the world in the past week. In Energy Revolutions – The Island Tesla Powers we look at the trends that we should be aware of today, November 28th, 2016. We see Ta’u in American Samoa powered by Tesla and Solarcity, India making

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Is Death Optional? Yuval Noah Harari Speaks

Posted By on November 28, 2016
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Image via BBC What are humans still good for? Are they still relevant? In his “no-holds-barred” style, Yuval Noah Harari questions the future centrality of humans, the homo sapiens. Not a prediction, but this particular vertigo is concerned with what the confluence of computer sciences and biology appear to be spelling out – along with

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Future Trends – Create Fashion with Human DNA

Posted By on November 25, 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 – Create Fashion with Human DNA we look

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Future Trends – Mind-controlled Tesla

Posted By on November 25, 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 – Mind-controlled Tesla we look at the

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Minority Report and Pointing to the future of UI

Posted By on November 23, 2016
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In Minority Report and Pointing to the future of UI we see the film – Minority Report – science adviser and inventor John Underkoffler demos g-speak — the real-life version of the film’s eye-popping, tai chi-meets-cyberspace computer interface. Is this how tomorrow’s computers will be controlled? See John talk about his company, Oblong, how he

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