Don’t Netflix and Chill: Watch DARK FUTURES

Posted By on December 25, 2016
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Last Christmas I gave you my heart, well actually I gave you ‘Don’t Netflix and Chill: 5 Cyberpunk Movies for Christmas Day‘ and this year I give you three of the amazing talks from the DARK FUTURES event that happened on the 9th November, 2016. What is DARK FUTURES? Society goes about their daily routine

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Future Trends – Amazon’s Global Plan

Posted By on December 23, 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 – Amazon’s Global Plan we look at Amazon

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – AI, Automation, and the US Economy

Posted By on December 21, 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 – AI, Automation, and the US Economy we see the latest report from the U.S. government

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Transhuman Tuesday – Daft and Empowering Visions

Posted By on December 20, 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 – Daft and Empowering Visions we look at some visions and thoughts for transhumanism, brain-controlled devices, and digging into Rhizome. Humans review​ – simultaneously daft and affecting It’s tiresome being human. Terrible posture, the fuel

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Energy Revolutions – Breaking Nuclear Fusion Records

Posted By on December 19, 2016
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Each Monday Nikolas Badminton, Futurist Speaker, shares the top 3 to 5 energy revolution stories that have been revealed to the world in the past week. In Energy Revolutions – Breaking Nuclear Fusion Records we look at the trends that we should be aware of today, December 12th, 2016. We see South Korea breaking nuclear fusion records, Canada turning poop into

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Future Trends – The Moon and Feeding the World

Posted By on December 16, 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 – Mission to the Moon we look

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A Vision of Vancouver in 2040

Posted By on December 15, 2016
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Nikolas Badminton joined the Planning and HR Executive teams from Metro Vancouver to talks about the evolution of citizens, smart cities, technology, infrastructure, and to make predictions for 2017 to 2025. 5 Predictions for Metro Vancouver, 2017 through to 2025: New municipal, and organizational, solutions will be discovered in design charrettes involving employees & citizens.

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Normal Social Conventions and Waymo

Posted By on December 14, 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 – Normal Social Conventions and Waymo we see AI needing to behave itself, Google’s Waymo,

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Transhuman Tuesday – Nootropics and Biohacking

Posted By on December 13, 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 – Nootropics and Biohacking we look at nootropics startups, some ways to biohack your life, and curing PTSD. ‘Nootropics’ Startups Seek to Sharpen Mind and Body Via Supplements Silicon Valley is known for its maverick

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Energy Revolutions – Billionaires take action

Posted By on December 12, 2016
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Each Monday Nikolas Badminton, Futurist Speaker, shares the top 3 to 5 energy revolution stories that have been revealed to the world in the past week. In Energy Revolutions – Billionaires take action we look at the trends that we should be aware of today, December 12th, 2016. We see nuclear Bill Gates driving change with his friends, the Dutch stepping

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