All Articles Of Nikolas Badminton

Gray Scott on Simulation Theory

Posted By on October 8, 2015
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I just listened to THE FUTURISTIC NOW (ep 004) on the simulation theory by Gray Scott of seriouswonder.com and I wanted to share this podcast and a great presentation by him. Gray Scott on Simulation Theory asks are we living in a simulated reality? Are we merely simulated quantum instances inside a holographic substrate? Is the

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The Future of Conferences: Yes and Yes Yes

Posted By on October 8, 2015
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 It’s 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, and there are 200 people watching a “dive-in” movie on a big screen from the pool and the hot tub. Pockets of conversations continue – including some deeply philosophical ones – and business ideas spring to life, while a 3D printer buzzes in the corner. This is the final evening

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The Future In Movies

Posted By on October 7, 2015
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On Tuesday October 6th, 2015 I sat down with about 20 people to talk about how I became a futurist, what I think about the world and the changes that are happening and to answer questions. In this session I was asked what movies do I think show us where the future was headed. Great

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Bruce Sterling on the Internet of Things

Posted By on October 6, 2015
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ThingsCon is Europe’s leading conference about the future of hardware, connected devices and Internet of Things. In talks, workshops and intimate sessions, an international lineup of top notch speakers covers everything it takes to grow a hardware product from prototype to scaling business – and help participants build the companies of tomorrow. Sounds awesome. Here

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Nikolas Badminton Discusses Robots Taking Over Our Jobs

Posted By on October 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 Lynda asks Nikolas –  Are Robots are Taking Over Our Jobs *** Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected

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Where are all the Female Futurists?

Posted By on October 5, 2015
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It seems that these days Futurists are prevalent in everything from TED-style talks through to modern businesses that are trying to work out which way the world is heading. What has become apparent to me is that there seems to be a lack of women labelled as Futurists. What I wanted to do with ‘Where

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Top-5 Futures for October 2nd – Robot Revolution

Posted By on October 2, 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 October 2nd – Robot Revolution. This

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The Future of Work: Code Literacy for Canada’s Future

Posted By on October 1, 2015
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In the The Future of Work: Code Literacy for Canada’s Future discusses the importance of code literacy, outcome-based technology education, and present an open letter from my friends at Lighthouse Labs. As a new Canadian I have been very much looking forward to this upcoming election. I’ve scrutinized and considered the parties policies (some are very

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NASA Finds Water on Mars

Posted By on September 30, 2015
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It’s been a big week for NASA. They found evidence of water on Mars and they announced it via a press conference on Monday September 28th, 2015. The full conference is here: Currently NASA thinks this area has a very small amount of water, probably just enough to wet the top layer of the surface of

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Marshall Mcluhan: The Medium is the Message

Posted By on September 30, 2015
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Herbert Marshall McLuhan, CC (July 21, 1911 – December 31, 1980) was a Canadian philosopher of communication theory and a public intellectual. His work is viewed as one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory, as well as having practical applications in the advertising and television industries. He was educated at the University

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