All Articles Of Nikolas Badminton

500 Billion Internet of Things Devices by 2025

Posted By on November 6, 2015
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In 500 Billion Internet of Things Devices by 2025 we share a summary of a discussion at Fortune’s Global Forum about connected devices on Monday November 2nd, 2015. The Internet of things, in which anything from refrigerators to cars are connected online, is such an important development that companies failing to recognize it risk becoming irrelevant. That was

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Top-5 Futures for November 6th – Facebook’s Unbelievable AI

Posted By on November 6, 2015
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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 I read through dozens of blogs and news websites to find those things that we should be aware of. Top-5 Futures for November 6th – Facebook’s Unbelievable AI talks

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Nikolas Badminton Discusses The Strange World Of Tech & Dating

Posted By on November 5, 2015
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Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, is a regular contributor to Lynda Steele’s CKNW Drive Time show talking about a number of future-forward items from The Future of Work, The Sharing Economy, Privacy, and other items of public interest. In this episode – CKNW, Lynda Steele Show – Nov 2: The Strange World Of Tech & Dating – Nikolas

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Free Download: When I Grow Up I want to be a Futurist

Posted By on November 5, 2015
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Nikolas Badminton loves to think about the future. In 2014 people started calling him a futurist. This was probably because he had been talking about the strange future of sex, the Internet of Things in 2020, why software is sexier than advertising, creativity, the collaborative economy, the The Future of Work, industrial wearables, surveillance, psychedelics,

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The Future of Work – Redefining the relationship of man and machine

Posted By on November 5, 2015
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Futurist Gerd Leonhard reads his chapter of the 2015 book ‘The Future of Business’, entitled ‘Redefining the relationship of man and machine’. In his piece, Gerd addresses the key issues and opportunities that will arise from an increasing convergence of humanity and technology, touching on related topics such as AI, Digital Ethics, reductionism, technological unemployment and

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Shakespeare on the Blockchain, by Juraj Salapa

Posted By on November 4, 2015
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Shakespeare on the Blockchain, by Juraj Salapa Thanks to the unicorns like AirBnB and Uber, business has become personal. Everyone can turn their car into a taxi, or their apartment into a hotel. Everyone’s a marketer of themselves. Peer-to-Peer economy is not a revolution of technology. It is much more a revolution in how much trust we

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The Future of Work: Less than 10% of People Have Jobs

Posted By on November 4, 2015
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This article features some thinking from Steve Jurvetson, a Managing Director of Venture Capital company Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Steve is a savvy VC and was the founding investor in Hotmail (MSFT), Interwoven (IWOV), Kana (KANA), and NeoPhotonics (NPTN). He also led the firm’s investments in other companies which were then acquired for $12 billion in aggregate.

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The Future of Medicine – Nanomachines

Posted By on November 3, 2015
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The Future of Medicine – Nanomachines provides a primer on what nanotechnology (and machines) is and what it can do. Richard Feynman “Tiny Machines” Nanotechnology Lecture Richard Feynman gave his famous talk “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom” on December 29th 1959 at the annual meeting of the American Physical Society at the California

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Disruptive Innovation Festival: G.R.O.W. and Build Successful Businesses

Posted By on November 2, 2015
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On Tuesday November 3rd at 10am PT / 18:00 GMT I presented at the Disruptive Innovation Festival which is curated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The festival is taking place over three weeks from 2nd – 20th November. “The DIF brings together thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, businesses, makers, learners and doers to catalyse system-level change for a future economy. Over

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