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The End of Human Resources (HR)

Posted By on November 28, 2016
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Earlier in 2016, Nikolas Badminton – Futurist Speaker – was invited back to DisruptHR Vancouver to shake up the thinking that Human Resources (HR) employees had safe and secure careers. He talks about how artificial intelligence will absolutely and completely revolutionise HR function. See his keynote below: *** Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist speaker

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Minority Report and Pointing to the future of UI

Posted By on November 23, 2016
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In Minority Report and Pointing to the future of UI we see the film – Minority Report – science adviser and inventor John Underkoffler demos g-speak — the real-life version of the film’s eye-popping, tai chi-meets-cyberspace computer interface. Is this how tomorrow’s computers will be controlled? See John talk about his company, Oblong, how he

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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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Nikolas Badminton Speaks to Millennials Across Canada

Posted By on November 15, 2016
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As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Startup Revelstoke brought Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, in to talk to a group of 13 to 19 year olds and simulcast it across Canada as well. Nikolas talks about the state of the nation in terms of employment, how to consider operating in school, what is important to learn, and

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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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Predictions for Finance and Artificial Intelligence

Posted By on November 11, 2016
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In Predictions for Finance and Artificial Intelligence we see Nikolas Badminton gave the opening keynote at The Real Machine Summit – an essential event that preceded Money 2020 in Las Vegas on October 22nd, 2016. Nikolas Badminton at The Real Machine Summit: Money and Artificial Intelligence In this talk Nikolas guides us on a journey of

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Future Trends – Robots Are Destroying Jobs

Posted By on November 11, 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 – Robots Are Destroying Jobs we

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Replacing 3.5 million Americans with Self-driving Trucks

Posted By on November 9, 2016
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Self-driving cars may be on their way, but a driverless truck has already arrived. Self-driving truck company Otto completed its first delivery in October, a 120-mile journey through Denver traffic with no one behind the wheel. In August, Uber bought Otto for $680 million. Morgan Stanley estimates that self-driving trucks could save the trucking industry $168 billion a year, and about

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Artificial Intelligence Bulletin – Management Redefined

Posted By on November 9, 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 – Management Redefined  we see how AI will redefine management, Facebook’s big show and tell

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Why banks could disappear in 20 years

Posted By on October 26, 2016
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Antony Jenkins, former chief executive of Barclays, on how technology is changing finance – and why banks could disappear in 20 years. *** Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist speaker that researches, speaks, and writes about the future of work, how technology is affecting the workplace, how workers are adapting, the sharing economy, and how

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