All Articles Of Nikolas Badminton

Hook, Bait, and Listen: Capturing The Dark Social

Posted By on September 3, 2015
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The Dark Social Challenge Hook, Bait, and Listen: Capturing The Dark Social: The world is switching off from social media sharing through platforms like Facebook and Twitter due to increased rates of spam, paid media hijacking, and relentless monetization of users. Add to that the scariness of the NSA Prism capture-all activities, advertising network targeting

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The Future of Biking: Compact Concepts, and Balance

Posted By on September 2, 2015
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Over the past year I have contributed to the fabulous Momentum Magazine in a column called ‘Bikes + Innovation’. In this I looked at a number of areas where biking, the infrastructure, and the riders are all seeing some amazing innovations. In this post, The Future of Biking: Compact Concepts, and Balance, I have collected together 2 pieces

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The Internet of Useless Things: Part One, The Home

Posted By on September 2, 2015
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In The Internet of Useless Things: Part One, The Home Nikolas looks at those things we are highly likely to ever need to be connected… X-ray specs, Sea Monkeys, Crypto-rings, Whoopee Cushions, Black Eye Telescopes. I loved the comic ads that were used to entice children to part with their pocket money back in the day.

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The Inevitable Future of Cities

Posted By on September 1, 2015
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In 2014 the United Nations stated that 54% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 66 per cent by 2050. Their projections show that urbanization combined with the overall growth of the world’s population could add another 2.5 billion people to urban populations by 2050, with close

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Rosi Braidotti: Posthuman, All Too Human?

Posted By on August 31, 2015
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Rosi Braidotti: Posthuman, All Too Human? This is a discussion on a ‘Cultural Political Cartography’. Essential and deep thinking on posthumanist thought and the challenge of antihumanism: Professor Braidotti has taught at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands since 1988, when she was appointed as the founding professor in women’s studies. In 1995, she became the

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The Future of Work: Create a 300-year Business Plan

Posted By on August 27, 2015
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Recently I was at an event with a number of notable and new entrepreneurs talking about new developments and the challenges that they were facing. At one point of the evening I was sat talking with Steven Forth, CEO of TeamFit (a smart new way to build teams), about business planning and how futurology can

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The Future of Biking: Routes, Trikes, and Art

Posted By on August 26, 2015
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Over the past year I have contributed to the fabulous Momentum Magazine in a column called ‘Bikes + Innovation’. In this I looked at a number of areas where biking, the infrastructure, and the riders are all seeing some amazing innovations. In this post, The Future of Biking: Routes, Trikes, and Art, I have collected together 3 pieces of

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What is Artificial Intelligence & Will It Kill Us?

Posted By on August 22, 2015
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Artificial intelligence is the science and engineering of making intelligent machines, especially intelligent computer programs. It is related to the similar task of using computers to understand human intelligence, but AI does not have to confine itself to methods that are biologically observable. What about Robots and Artificial Intelligence? George Washington University’s Peter Bock, the Defense

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Thought Leaders: Markets, Cities, Data, and Privacy

Posted By on August 21, 2015
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I wanted to start sharing some amazing talks that have inspired me in my career and thinking – a virtual conference with no schedule and accessibility to all. These are essential for modern planners, entrepreneurs and those that want affect change in the world. Enjoy! Scott Galloway – ‘The Four Horsemen: Amazon/Apple/Facebook & Google–Who Wins/Loses’

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