All Articles Of Nikolas Badminton

Top-5 Futures for September 25th – 3D Printed Fashion

Posted By on September 25, 2015
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Each week Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, 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 September 25th – 3D Printed Fashion. This week

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Shallow Questions? Questions on Gender By Stacey Kelly

Posted By on September 24, 2015
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This is a repost of an article by my friend, artist, and designer of my Futurist logo, Stacey Kelly – ‘Shallow Questions? Questions on Gender By Stacey Kelly.’. The original post can be seen here. In the UK many organisations such as universities and the Lib Dem party are rethinking the use of Gender tick

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The Future of Platforms – Ethereum

Posted By on September 24, 2015
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Ethereum is a platform that makes it possible for any developer to write and distribute next-generation decentralized applications. ‘The Future of Platforms – Ethereum’ looks at borrowing the concept of distributed consensus and cryptographic proof that makes cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin so effective in trustless payments, Ethereum extends the use of these technologies to trustless

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Rawlemon: Harvesting Sun and Moon Energy

Posted By on September 23, 2015
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Rawlemon: Harvesting Sun and Moon Energy is about the Rawlemon project that revolves around a weatherproof sphere that’s designed to rotate and follow the sun (and Moon) across the sky. It’s so sensitive to light that at night, it also harvests moonlight and convert that into electricity. Andre Broessel, the architect and designer, says his spherical,

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Demanding the Right to Die

Posted By on September 23, 2015
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Demanding the Right to Die looks at the debate around euthanasia that has been a heating up over the past few years. High profile cases, academics and the medical profession weighing in, along with government debate have put this firmly into the public spotlight. Following are some of the pros and cons of the debate.

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10 Essential Futurists for 2015, Part Two

Posted By on September 22, 2015
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Futurists, or futurologists, are scientists and social scientists whose specialty is futurology, or the attempt to systematically explore predictions and possibilities about the future and how they can emerge from the present, whether that of human society in particular or of life on Earth in general (source Wikipedia). But, which Futurists are really making a

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Nikolas Badminton Discusses Life as an Experiment

Posted By on September 21, 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 – Your Life as an Experiment. Our favourite futurist Nik Badminton joins the show

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The Future of Work: Go With the F.L.O.W.

Posted By on September 21, 2015
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HR departments, recruiters, and believers that you need to work for companies are all in a tailspin. They tout that they have your #dreamjob. The truth is, they don’t. They’re liars. I barely believe that that truly think this. ‘The Future of Work: F.L.O.W. Through Life’ isn’t about Millennials with some statistics about experiences vs. possessions

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Top-5 Futures for September 18th – Super Zombie Soldiers

Posted By on September 18, 2015
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Each week Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, 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 September 18th – Super Zombie Soldiers. This

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We Need Calm Technology

Posted By on September 17, 2015
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We are at risk of a chaotic world. Today we see more than 6 billion people have access to cell phones and more than 2 billion people have smart phones in the world. They remind us of their presence every time, text, message, or notification comes in. They are hungry for attention. Add to that the rise

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