All Articles Of Nikolas Badminton

From Rectangles to Reality: A Primer on Virtual Reality

Posted By on August 14, 2015
The Future of Virtual reality

Just as the fish donned skin to walk the earth, and man donned a space suit to walk in space, we’ll now don cyber suits to walk in Cyberia. In ten years most of our daily operations, occupational, education, and recreational, will transpire in Cyberia. Each of us will be linked in thrilling cyber exchanges

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CBC Fast Forward: When Robots Take Over

Posted By on April 25, 2015

In CBC Fast Forward: When Robots Take Over we talk to futurist Nik Badminton about how technology and the human experience are going to intertwine in the future here on Vancouver Island. Everything from the Internet of Things, Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), the changing work economy, the future of work, the freelance economy,

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Virgin’s Unlimited Vacation Proposal

Posted By on September 21, 2014

On Tuesday 23rd September, Richard Branson announced a bold new step forward for Virgin in a blog post on their site. Flexible working has revolutionised how, where and when we all do our jobs. So, if working nine to five no longer applies, then why should strict annual leave (vacation) policies? You could hear the

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The Curious World of Sex and Technology

Posted By on August 21, 2014

At the From Now Conference in 2014, I prepared a presentation entitled ‘Sex and the Singularity’. It spoke about how far we have come with technology creeping into our sex lives, sexuality and intimate relationships (scroll to the end for the video if you want to skip the insight in this article). In preparation for the

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