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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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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Human Rights Predictions

Posted By on October 26, 2016
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Each week on a Wednesday Nikolas Badminton, Futurist highlights the top stories from the past week relating to the incredible rise of artificial intelligence and its application in society, the workplace, in cities, and in our lives. In Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Human Rights Predictions  we see an AI systems correctly predict outcomes, smarter killer drones,

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Future Trends – Living a Hypernormal Life

Posted By on October 21, 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 – Living a Hypernormal Life we look

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Megacities: Urban Future, the Emerging Complexity

Posted By on October 20, 2016
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According to a startling Pentagon video obtained by The Intercept, the future of global cities will be an amalgam of the settings of “Escape from New York” and “Robocop” — with dashes of the “Warriors” and “Divergent” thrown in. It will be a world of Robert Kaplan-esque urban hellscapes — brutal and anarchic supercities filled

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DARK FUTURES 2016: Tickets now on sale

Posted By on October 17, 2016
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This is year 3 of DARK FUTURES. As always, this incredible event 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

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SXSL: Feeding the Future Panel

Posted By on October 5, 2016
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South by South Lawn is a festival that was modeled on South by Southwest. SXSL hosted panel discussions throughout the day that explored how leaders in art, technology, food, innovation and social change are helping to move the country forward. Interactive booths will give attendees a hands-on opportunity to engage with and learn about new products

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Investment, Feelings, and Bias

Posted By on October 5, 2016
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Each week on a Wednesday Nikolas Badminton, Futurist highlights the top stories from the past week relating to the incredible rise of artificial intelligence and its application in society, the workplace, in cities, and in our lives. In Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Investment, Feelings, and Bias we see how investment is growing, how AI might become ‘people’,

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Book Keynote Speaker Nikolas Badminton for Your 2017 Event

Posted By on September 26, 2016
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2016 has been an incredible year with keynotes on Journalism, Media and Advertising, Artificial Intelligence, Education, The Future of Work, Innovations in Farming, Biohacking, and other areas where huge changes are coming. Nikolas is now taking bookings for 2017 and has dates available. Organizers are beyond delighted with what Nikolas brings to them: “I just wanted

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Future Trends – Powerlines for Mesh Networks

Posted By on September 23, 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 – Powerlines for Mesh Networks we look

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