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British Columbia in 2050 – The Exponential Province

Posted By on February 3, 2017
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On February 2nd Nikolas Badminton gave a keynote entitled ‘British Columbia 2050’ in Prince George, BC to over 1000 people at the Premier’s BC Natural Resources Forum. This talk encapsulated 3 months of in-depth thinking about the changing tide of the natural resources economy, the changes that are coming and predictions on what the province will

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Future Trends – Bleeding Veggie Burgers

Posted By on February 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 – Bleeding Veggie Burgers we look at NASA

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Future Trends – Stupid Self-driving Cars

Posted By on January 13, 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 – Stupid Self-driving Cars we look at

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Future Trends – The Moon and Feeding the World

Posted By on December 16, 2016
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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 – Mission to the Moon we look

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A Vision of Vancouver in 2040

Posted By on December 15, 2016
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Nikolas Badminton joined the Planning and HR Executive teams from Metro Vancouver to talks about the evolution of citizens, smart cities, technology, infrastructure, and to make predictions for 2017 to 2025. 5 Predictions for Metro Vancouver, 2017 through to 2025: New municipal, and organizational, solutions will be discovered in design charrettes involving employees & citizens.

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Future Trends – The City of Tomorrow

Posted By on December 2, 2016
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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 – The City of Tomorrow we look

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Energy Revolutions – The Island Tesla Powers

Posted By on November 28, 2016
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Each Monday Nikolas Badminton, Futurist Speaker, shares the top-5 energy revolution stories that have been revealed to the world in the past week. In Energy Revolutions – The Island Tesla Powers we look at the trends that we should be aware of today, November 28th, 2016. We see Ta’u in American Samoa powered by Tesla and Solarcity, India making

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Future Trends – The Future of Work in Canada

Posted By on November 18, 2016
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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 – The Future of Work in

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Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) – Smart Cities Keynote

Posted By on November 14, 2016
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On 8th November, Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, spoke about ‘Smart Cities: Programmable Cities, Hidden Doors, and Open Opportunities’ at the Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF). As exponential technology advances we are seeing all industries revolutionized and disrupted. We are also seeing city and building infrastructures being revolutionized by increased connection and control through Internet of Things (IoT)

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