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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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3 Predictions for Facebook VR

Posted By on January 3, 2017
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Here we see Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his team demo impressive Social VR software at Oculus Connect 3. A look at Facebook’s vision of how people will interact in Social VR.  This is a game changer. 3 predictions from me on this kinds of social VR experience and how it will change our lives: Emoticons will

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Artificial intelligence and the evolution of the fractal economy

Posted By on January 3, 2017
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Originally posted on December, 4th, 2016 on Techcrunch. Money makes the world go round, or so they say. Payments, investments, insurance and billions of transactions are the beating heart of a fractal economy, which echoes the messy complexity of natural systems, such as the growth of living organisms and the bouncing of atoms. Financial systems

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – AI, Automation, and the US Economy

Posted By on December 21, 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 – AI, Automation, and the US Economy we see the latest report from the U.S. government

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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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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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Tipping Point – The 1000km Electric Truck

Posted By on November 28, 2016
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One of my big predictions, and tipping points for moving away from combustion engines, is for personal electric vehicles to hit the 1000+kms on one charge. This is what I think will be the game changer in and will mark the end of active selling of combustion engine vehicles. Last weekend a group of 4

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