All Articles Of Nikolas Badminton

Bruce Sterling: Smart City States

Posted By on August 20, 2015
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A thought-provoking wake-up call by Bruce Sterling at the 10th international FAB LAB conference and FAB Festival Barcelona, 2-8 July 2014. Here are some key quotes from his talk: “And there’s like open source guys down at the bottom doing all the heavy lifting. And then there’s like platform guys like self guys and the rich guys

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2015 Predictions: The Year of Alternatives

Posted By on August 20, 2015
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For the past few years, I have actively spent time to think about what technology trends will have the biggest impact in the coming one to three years. At the beginning of 2014, I spoke about the Maker Movement, the rise of tech in healthcare, autonomous cars, additive manufacturing (large-scale 3D printing of livable structures),

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Biohacking is Here and Going Mainstream

Posted By on August 20, 2015
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One of the most exciting areas of innovation and exploration around technology today is also one of the most misunderstood. Biohacking is the practice of changing our biology and physical situation by employing the hacker ethic: sharing, openness, decentralization, free access, and world improvement. It’s the idea that we can be so much more than

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Saying Yes to the Future of Conferences

Posted By on August 20, 2015
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Diving In! 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. Everyone is saying Saying

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Daily Hunt, Nikolas Badminton on the Freelance Economy

Posted By on August 19, 2015
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On the Daily Hunt, Nikolas jumped on a call with Josh Muccio that runs the Daily Hunt podcast to talk about the future of the freelance economy. In this interviews he talks about the freelance economy, the future, the global economy, and how to get a huge amount of press for your startup.  *** Nikolas Badminton is a

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The Future of Work: The 2040 Workplace

Posted By on August 18, 2015
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Johnson Controls’ Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) business  ‘Smart Workplace 2040 report’ claims that 25 years from now, work will be seen as something workers do, rather than a place to which they commute. Ways of working will be very different as a new generation of what it terms ‘workspace consumers’ choose their time and place of work.

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Eyeglasses allow Face Un-Recognition in Japan

Posted By on August 14, 2015
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The ultimate disguise for the digital era is set to go on sale in Japan. The National Institute of Informatics said it has developed eyeglasses that help users protect their privacy by disabling facial-recognition systems in cameras. The Privacy Visor, created by the government-affiliated institute and an eyeglass maker in Japan’s Fukui prefecture, uses unique angles

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Mary Meeker’s 2015 Internet Trends Report

Posted By on August 14, 2015
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KPCB’s Mary Meeker presents the 2015 Internet Trends report, 20 years after the inaugural “The Internet Report” was first published in 1995. In Mary Meeker’s 2015 Internet Trends Report we present the whole report. Since then, the number of Internet users has risen from 35 million in 1995 to more than 2.8 billion today. The 2015

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Highlights from the 2015 National Drone Racing Championship

Posted By on August 14, 2015
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In Highlights from the 2015 National Drone Racing Championship we show drone racers that play a real life video game. $25,000 and the first-ever national champion title are at stake (via Quartz). *** 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

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The Tinderization of Society

Posted By on August 14, 2015
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Tinder has been downloaded 1.6 billion times in just 3 years. More than 6 billion matches have happened. It’s a strange world that we are operating in these days where individuals are turning to applications and brief glimpses to decide their future mates (or conquests).   *** Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist speaker that

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