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Nikolas Badminton on Predictive Government

Posted By on August 28, 2017
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Futurist Speaker Nikolas Badminton joined over 300 leaders in policy and regulation from the Ontario government in Toronto to discuss what it takes to consider the changing world with Exponential technologies and how to create a ‘Predictive Government’. And, here is the presentation that was given Ontario, The Exponential Province from Nikolas Badminton, Futurist You

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Book Nikolas Badminton Futurist Speaker for your Event

Posted By on August 16, 2017
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Nikolas is now taking bookings for 2017 and 2018 in destinations around the world including USA and Canada, Asia, Europe, and beyond. Nowhere is too far, and no crowd too diverse. But, why book Nikolas to speak? Nikolas is sought after by many conferences around the world. But, why? He doesn’t just fly in and give the

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The Future of Logistics – Shipping

Posted By on August 15, 2017
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In 2018, the world’s first Autonomous Ship – a Norwegian container ship called the Yara Birkeland – will set sail and will be the world’s first electric, autonomous, zero-emissions ship.  Besides reducing fuel emissions by being electric, the Yara Birkeland will supposedly replace 40,000 truck drivers a year through southern Norway. Once regulations are in place

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Future Trends – McRobots Destroy Cashiers

Posted By on June 23, 2017
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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 he reads through dozens of blogs and news websites to find those things that we should be aware of. In Exponential Minds’ Future Trends – McRobots Destroy Cashiers we

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Nikolas Badminton’s Short Sci-fi Horror Stories

Posted By on June 20, 2017
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Nikolas Badminton wrote a number of super short ‘Sci-fi Horror Stories’ for the University of Waterloo. Sci-fi horror stories: Could they happen in real life? In a 2014 interview with the BBC, physicist Stephen Hawking warned: “The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.” From movies like The Terminator

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Street Wars

Posted By on June 14, 2017
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In the EXPONENTIAL MINDS’ Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Street Wars we see cyclists vs. driverless cars, a grocery store for the future, a discussion on the limits of artificial intelligence, and talk of ethics with an expert. Street wars 2035: can cyclists and driverless cars ever co-exist? Picture yourself cycling down a city street in the year 2035. You’re

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – AI for President

Posted By on May 24, 2017
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In the EXPONENTIAL MINDS’ Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – AI for President we see an AI candidate for the presidency, AI building AI, visual data, job losses and ubiquity. Hear Me Out: Let’s Elect an AI as President Is it possible that someday we will elect an AI president? Given some of the recent occupants of the White House, many

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Future Trends – Terrifying Smart Cities

Posted By on May 12, 2017
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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 he reads through dozens of blogs and news websites to find those things that we should be aware of. In Future Trends – Terrifying Smart Cities we look at

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Future Trends – Printing Bricks from Moondust

Posted By on May 5, 2017
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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 he reads through dozens of blogs and news websites to find those things that we should be aware of. In Future Trends – Printing Bricks from Moondust we look

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Future Trends – Working Less

Posted By on April 21, 2017
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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 he reads through dozens of blogs and news websites to find those things that we should be aware of. In Future Trends – Working Less we look at how our

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