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What Predictions Back to the Future Got Right

Posted By on October 21, 2015
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26 years ago, Marty McFly and Doc Brown climbed into their time-traveling flying DeLorean and set the controls to the distant future – October 21, 2015 –which happens to be today. For a $40M dollar budget, it’s pretty amazing what they achieved with the vision presented in the film. So as you read these correct predictions,

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DARK FUTURES: Event on November 24th, 2015

Posted By on October 19, 2015
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DARK FUTURES is brought to you by Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, and the team that brought you the Cyborg Camp YVR, From Now: Humanity with Technology, and PRODUCT events. Society goes about their daily routine oblivious to the psychological, physiological, macroeconomic and technological forces at work. Are we sleepwalking? Can we wake up to what is happening and

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The Future In Movies

Posted By on October 7, 2015
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On Tuesday October 6th, 2015 I sat down with about 20 people to talk about how I became a futurist, what I think about the world and the changes that are happening and to answer questions. In this session I was asked what movies do I think show us where the future was headed. Great

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Where are all the Female Futurists?

Posted By on October 5, 2015
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It seems that these days Futurists are prevalent in everything from TED-style talks through to modern businesses that are trying to work out which way the world is heading. What has become apparent to me is that there seems to be a lack of women labelled as Futurists. What I wanted to do with ‘Where

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The Future of Living: Earthships and Tiny Homes

Posted By on September 29, 2015
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Where will we live in the future? We could move to the seas, or we could just optimize how we live on the land. Architects over the past couple of decades have been challenging the idea of creating living spaces with large amounts of spaces and using modern building materials. As we run out of land

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The Future of Exclusive Communities: Seasteading

Posted By on September 28, 2015
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OK, we may not necessarily be running out of land but we are seeing more of the world’s cities existing on the coast and they are getting bigger. There are many reasons for this – easily transit to other countries, shipping routes, recreation, or even the view and positivity experienced by being near the ocean.

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Rawlemon: Harvesting Sun and Moon Energy

Posted By on September 23, 2015
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Rawlemon: Harvesting Sun and Moon Energy is about the Rawlemon project that revolves around a weatherproof sphere that’s designed to rotate and follow the sun (and Moon) across the sky. It’s so sensitive to light that at night, it also harvests moonlight and convert that into electricity. Andre Broessel, the architect and designer, says his spherical,

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Top-5 Futures for September 4th – Human Body Wireless

Posted By on September 4, 2015
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Each week Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, summarizes the top-5 future looking developments and news items that I find to be inspiring, interesting, concerning, or downright strange. Each day I read through dozens of blogs and news websites to find those things that we should be aware of. Top-5 Futures for September 3rd – Secure wireless carried through

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