Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Photonic Neural Networks

Posted By on November 23, 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  we see a breakthrough is light-based neural networks, AI assisted lip-reading, cooking with IBM’s Watson, and a

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Transhuman Tuesday – Brexit, Mind Control and Roaches

Posted By on November 22, 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 – Brexit, Mind Control and Roaches we look at the implications of Brexit on transhumans, paralysed people inhabiting robots, ethics, Westworld morals, and cyborg roaches. Brexit for Transhumanists: A Parable for Getting What You Wish For

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Future Music Pioneers: Public Enemy

Posted By on November 21, 2016
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In Future Music Pioneers: Public Enemy we look at one of the bands that define conscious hip hop and their founder Chuck D who embraced the online record label and digital music economy years before many did. Rebel Without a Pause was the first 12″ single I ever bought and it never left my record box as

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Energy Revolutions – Solar Farms and Renewables

Posted By on November 21, 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 – Solar Farms and Renewables we look at the trends that we should be aware of today, November 21st, 2016. We see efficient new uses for solar on farms, Australia increasing it’s ability in

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Future Trends – The Future of Work in Canada

Posted By on November 18, 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 Future of Work in

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Mobile AI

Posted By on November 16, 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 – Mobile AI  we see how Facebook is putting AI into mobile apps, Kevin Warwick talking

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Nikolas Badminton Speaks to Millennials Across Canada

Posted By on November 15, 2016
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As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Startup Revelstoke brought Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, in to talk to a group of 13 to 19 year olds and simulcast it across Canada as well. Nikolas talks about the state of the nation in terms of employment, how to consider operating in school, what is important to learn, and

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Transhuman Tuesday – Cybathlon 2016 Highlights

Posted By on November 15, 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 – Cybathlon 2016 Highlights we look back at the world’s first Cybathlon 2016 held in October in Zurich, Switzerland – www.cybathlon.com Cybathlon 2016: Highlights 2016 Cybathlon Powered Exoskeleton Race Cybathlon ARM Race B Final CaterWil team

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Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) – Smart Cities Keynote

Posted By on November 14, 2016
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On 8th November, Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, spoke about ‘Smart Cities: Programmable Cities, Hidden Doors, and Open Opportunities’ at the Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF). As exponential technology advances we are seeing all industries revolutionized and disrupted. We are also seeing city and building infrastructures being revolutionized by increased connection and control through Internet of Things (IoT)

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Energy Revolutions – Mmmmm, Atomic Sandwiches

Posted By on November 14, 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 – Mmmmm, Atomic Sandwiches we look at the trends that we should be aware of today, November 14th, 2016. We see efficient ‘atomic sandwiches’, low-cost wind-generated electricity, Britain ditches coal power by 2025,

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