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The Future Workplace 2030 (Canada Edition)

Posted By on September 11, 2017
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On Monday September 11th 2017 Nikolas Badminton Futurist Speaker gave a compelling keynote to the 350+ attendees at the Canadian Employment Relocation Council (CERC) to discuss the future of work. The presentation included Canadian economic considerations, innovation practices, the Exponential Technologies- Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IofT), Renewable Energy, Blockchain, Personalized Medicine, Nanotechnology, and

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Nikolas Badminton on Predictive Government

Posted By on August 28, 2017
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Futurist Speaker Nikolas Badminton joined over 300 leaders in policy and regulation from the Ontario government in Toronto to discuss what it takes to consider the changing world with Exponential technologies and how to create a ‘Predictive Government’. And, here is the presentation that was given Ontario, The Exponential Province from Nikolas Badminton, Futurist You

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Useful Robot Coworkers

Posted By on August 23, 2017
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In the EXPONENTIAL MINDS’ Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – USEFUL ROBOT WORKERS we see Nikolas Badminton interviewed on a world with robot co-workers, a roadmap for self-driving cars, China’s robot revolution, robot funerals, and being human in the age of AI. What Will It Be Like To Have Robot Coworkers? You already have an idea of what the future

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Book Nikolas Badminton Futurist Speaker for your Event

Posted By on August 16, 2017
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Nikolas is now taking bookings for 2017 and 2018 in destinations around the world including USA and Canada, Asia, Europe, and beyond. Nowhere is too far, and no crowd too diverse. But, why book Nikolas to speak? Nikolas is sought after by many conferences around the world. But, why? He doesn’t just fly in and give the

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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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