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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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Keynote – British Columbia 2050, The Exponential Province

Posted By on April 19, 2017
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Canadian and British Futurist Nikolas Badminton talked on February 2nd, 2017 about the future of natural resources, energy generation, renewable technology and exponential change to over 1000 attendees from across British Columbia in Canada. See his enthralling keynote here: You can also see the slides here: British Columbia in 2050 – BC Forum on Natural

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Nikolas Badminton’s Keynote on The Future of Agriculture

Posted By on April 3, 2017
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Nikolas Badminton joined AdFarm, RealAgriculture and Dow AgroSciences on a four date tour across Canada to talk about exponential technologies and The Future of Agriculture. This event attracted more than 1,200 farmers across four stops (and 1800kms driven) in Western Canada, and empowers them to think differently about their farm business and increase efficiency. See Nikolas

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The Future of Agriculture, The Farmer Innovator

Posted By on March 13, 2017
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Nikolas Badminton joined AdFarm, RealAgriculture and Dow AgroSciences on a four date tour across Canada to talk about exponential technologies and The Future of Agriculture. Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Automation and Drones, Security, Hydroponics, Aquaponics, and the future. Head over to nikolasbadminton.com to see more thinking, media, and presentations. The Future of Agriculture – Tech

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Future Trends – Groceries in the 2040s

Posted By on March 3, 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 – Groceries in the 2040s we

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