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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Bob Ross and LSD

Posted By on April 12, 2017
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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 – Bob Ross and LSD we look at AI watching Bob Ross on simulated acid (watch it,

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Vancouver Futurists: The Future of Health

Posted By on April 10, 2017
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On March 23rd, 2017, Nikolas Badminton hosted the Meetup group Canada Futurists: Vancouver met to discuss the Future of Health. Here are some links from this great meetup – thanks for coming. “The First Human on Earth to Live to Be 1,000 Years Old is Alive Today” Aubrey de Grey: A roadmap to end aging SAN

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Toronto Futurists: The Future of Democracy

Posted By on April 10, 2017
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On April 6th, 2017, Nikolas Badminton hosted the Meetup group Canada Futurists: Toronto met to discuss the Future of Democracy. Here are some links from this great meetup – thanks for coming. Who will win the French presidential election? A punter’s guide to the upset to come Liquid Democracy: Delegative Democracy Screaming Lord Sutch Seasteading

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Preparing Our Economy for the Impact of Automation and AI

Posted By on April 10, 2017
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Professor Robert Reich comes to Google to discuss the impact of automation & artificial intelligence on our economy. He also provides a recommendation on how we can ensure future technologies benefit the entire economy, not just those at the top. Robert Reich is the Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley

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Future Trends – Robots Need Humans

Posted By on April 7, 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 – Robots Need Humans we look at

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Human Job Quotas

Posted By on April 5, 2017
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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 Job Quotas we look at legislating for quotas of human workers, battling Wiki Bots,

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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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Bruce Sterling – The Future, History that Hasn’t Happened Yet

Posted By on April 3, 2017
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Bruce Sterling – author, journalist, editor, critic, theorist, futurist, and blogger – rattles the future’s bones in his annual SXSW rant. He’s the legendary Cyberpunk Guru. He roams our postmodern planet, from the polychrome tinsel of Los Angeles to the chicken-fried cyberculture of Austin… From the heretical Communist slums of gritty Belgrade to the Gothic

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Future Trends – DIY Iron Man vs. Cardboard Drones

Posted By on March 31, 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. It’s been a couple of weeks since the past

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