Transhuman Tuesday – Designer Babies with CRISPR CAS9

Posted By on January 10, 2017

Each Tuesday Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, summarizes 3 to 5 future looking developments in the realm of  transhuman and cyborg-related technologies. In Transhuman Tuesday – Designer Babies with CRISPR CAS9 we see Jennifer Doudna, Professor of Chemistry and of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute give a talk about CRISPR-CAS9 gene editing. Doudna has

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Energy Revolutions – China Breaking Records

Posted By on January 9, 2017

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 – China Breaking Records we look at the trends that we should be aware of today, January 9th, 2016. We see China’s renewables growth,forecasts being made obsolete, and all Dutch trains running

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Future Trends – The Running Man

Posted By on January 6, 2017

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 Running Man we look at the

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The Future of Marriage and Relationships with Dr. Marina Adshade

Posted By on January 5, 2017

In this episode Nikolas interviews Dr. Marina Adshade who has spent the last fourteen years teaching economics and engaging in original economic research. They discuss how technology influences relationships, what modern marriage can be, and how things are likely to change. In 2008, she launched an undergraduate course titled Economics of Sex and Love, which

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Nikolas Badminton Discusses 2017 Manufacturing, AI, AR Predictions

Posted By on January 3, 2017

On January 3rd Cory at Roundhouse Radio discusses how predictions with Nikolas Badminton. Manufacturing in America, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and more – listen here. Also, scroll down to listen to Timothy Leary’s speech on turning on, tuning in, and dropping out. Timothy Leary – “Turn on, tune in, drop out” *** Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist

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3 Predictions for Facebook VR

Posted By on January 3, 2017

Here we see Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his team demo impressive Social VR software at Oculus Connect 3. A look at Facebook’s vision of how people will interact in Social VR.  This is a game changer. 3 predictions from me on this kinds of social VR experience and how it will change our lives: Emoticons will

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Artificial intelligence and the evolution of the fractal economy

Posted By on January 3, 2017

Originally posted on December, 4th, 2016 on Techcrunch. Money makes the world go round, or so they say. Payments, investments, insurance and billions of transactions are the beating heart of a fractal economy, which echoes the messy complexity of natural systems, such as the growth of living organisms and the bouncing of atoms. Financial systems

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Global News – Look into the future for 2017

Posted By on January 2, 2017

What can we expect in the year ahead? Researcher, author, and futurist Nikolas Badminton shares his predictions with Global News for 2017 – here, and below. *** 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

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