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Book Nikolas Badminton Futurist Speaker for Your Event

Posted By on August 16, 2017
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Click to book Futurist Keynote Speaker Nikolas Badminton for your event 2016 and 2017  have been an incredible years with keynotes on Agriculture, Innovation, 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 2018. He

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The Future of Logistics – Shipping

Posted By on August 15, 2017
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In 2018, the world’s first Autonomous Ship – a Norwegian container ship called the Yara Birkeland – will set sail and will be the world’s first electric, autonomous, zero-emissions ship.  Besides reducing fuel emissions by being electric, the Yara Birkeland will supposedly replace 40,000 truck drivers a year through southern Norway. Once regulations are in place

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Mixed Reality and the Future of Work

Posted By on August 14, 2017
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On July 18th Bloomberg released the video ‘Could This Hologram Headset Replace Your Cubicle?’ that featured the Meta headset that enables mixed reality. San Francisco startup Meta is trying to liberate the workplace of computer monitors, trading them in for its augmented reality headsets. Bloomberg Technology’s Selina Wang delves into the possibilities of an office

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Future Trends – McRobots Destroy Cashiers

Posted By on June 23, 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 Exponential Minds’ Future Trends – McRobots Destroy Cashiers we

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Nikolas Badminton’s Short Sci-fi Horror Stories

Posted By on June 20, 2017
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Nikolas Badminton wrote a number of super short ‘Sci-fi Horror Stories’ for the University of Waterloo. Sci-fi horror stories: Could they happen in real life? In a 2014 interview with the BBC, physicist Stephen Hawking warned: “The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.” From movies like The Terminator

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Street Wars

Posted By on June 14, 2017
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In the EXPONENTIAL MINDS’ Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Street Wars we see cyclists vs. driverless cars, a grocery store for the future, a discussion on the limits of artificial intelligence, and talk of ethics with an expert. Street wars 2035: can cyclists and driverless cars ever co-exist? Picture yourself cycling down a city street in the year 2035. You’re

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Future Trends – 4600 mph Spyplane

Posted By on June 9, 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 – 4600 mph Spyplane we look at Lockheed’s

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Future Trends – Augmented Reality Workspaces

Posted By on June 2, 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 – Augmented Reality Workspaces we look at

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Real Machine – Deep Dive into Artificial Intelligence in Banking

Posted By on May 26, 2017
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In Spring 2017, Feedzai, a leading data science company shaping the future of fraud detection in commerce, and BayPay Forum, a leading business and event network for payment, commerce and Fintech executives, hosted an engaging evening at Wells Fargo to discuss the real world application of AI across payments and banking.   Nikolas Badminton hosted the

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Future Trends – Zuck Talks Big, Meaningful Projects

Posted By on May 26, 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 – Zuck Talks Big, Meaningful Projects we

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