Books & Reports
WHEN I GROW UP I WANT TO BE A FUTURIST – NIKOLAS BADMINTON
Nikolas Badminton loves to think about the future. And, a number of years ago people started calling him a Futurist. This was because he had been researching and talking about the Internet of Things in 2020, why software is sexier than advertising, creativity, the collaborative economy, the future of work, industrial wearables, surveillance, psychedelics, the connected society, the strange future of sex, and the quality of life we have with technology. This provocative book covers it all.
2018 – THE YEAR OF RADICAL CREATIVITY – NIKOLAS BADMINTON
Nikolas has scoured the world for some of the most radically creative projects that will enlighten you to what is possible. It’s time for grass roots innovation to take hold vs. ‘moonshots’ that are distracting us away from what really needs to get done. Trends and prediction are made in relation to Bigger Data, Autonomous Worlds, Internet of Everythings, Abundant Energy, Decentralized, Ecosystems, Open Medicine, Nanotechnology Momentum, and the Quantum Revolution.
2017 TRENDS REPORT – THE PSYCHEDELIC CULTURAL REALITY – NIKOLAS BADMINTON
We had incredible technological and societal changes throughout 2015 and 2016. Circular and sharing economies, content and social media, new influencer networks, wearables, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and big data analytics accelerated. Up until this point it’s felt like a test run. Here Nikolas looks at trends and predictions for VR and mixed reality, artificial intelligence, intelligence amplification, conversational commerce, and cyberwarfare.
THE FUTURE OF WORKPLACE 2030 – NIKOLAS BADMINTON
This report looks at key trends in innovation, immigration, and the future of work. It looks at the Global Perspective, how Canada needs to grow to over 63 million people, Technology, Tools, and Innovation, the Exponential 8 areas of technology we should care about, and what Canada will look like in 2020, 2030, and beyond.