Future Trends – Critical Discussions from Davos

Posted By on January 20, 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 – Critical Discussions from Davos we look at a number of discussions from the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2017.


World Economic Forum focuses on the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Davos 2017 – What If: Privacy Becomes a Luxury Good?

“Our devices are monitoring us around the clock, the digital services we rely on require our personal data, and anonymity is becoming impossible. What if data privacy becomes a luxury that only the wealthy can afford?

Explore the possible, plausible and probable impacts of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.”

Davos 2017 – Energy’s Clean Transition

Davos 2017 – A Basic Income for All: Dream or Delusion?

Davos 2017 – The Post-Multicultural Era?


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 the world is evolving. He appears at conferences in Canada, USA, UK, and Europe. Email him to book him for your radio, TV show, or conference.

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