Insights January 11th, 2022
Let’s take a journey back to the 1980’s with Indigo Gaming to discover the origins of the Cyberpunk movement in Blade Runner and Neuromancer, in literature, cinema, television, video games, comics and more! In this 1st episode of the documentary miniseries, we will discover the wonders of Cyberpunk, dating back to the 1940’s, all the way through 1989.
And, the second episode in this documentary delves into the boom of cyberpunk media during the 1990’s, the unrest, crime and tech corps that inspired them, and what dark possibilities they revealed to us about our future.
Part 1 – Neuromancer, Blade Runner, RoboCop, Akira, Shadowrun
Part 2 – Ghost in the Shell, Shadowrun, Total Recall, Blade Runner Game
About Nikolas Badminton
Nikolas Badminton is the Chief Futurist at futurist.com and a world-renowned futurist speaker, consultant, researcher, and media producer. He helps trillion-dollar companies, progressive governments and the media shift their mindset from “what is” to “WHAT IF…” The result is empowered employees, new innovative products and incredible growth that leads to more revenues and a more resilient future.
Nikolas advised Robert Downey Jr.’s team for the ‘Age of A.I.’ documentary series, starred in ‘SMART DRUGS – a Futurist’s journey into biohacking’, and features on CTV, Global News, Sirius XM regularly. His mind-expanding research and opinion can be found on BBC, VICE, The Atlantic, Fast Company, Techcrunch, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Forbes, Sputnik and Venturebeat.
Nikolas provides the opening chapter – ‘Start with Dystopia’ in a new book – ‘The Future Starts Now: Expert Insights into the Future of Business, Technology and Society’ on Bloomsbury. His new book ‘Facing Our Futures’ is due out in 2022 on Bloomsbury and equips executives and world leaders with insights and foresight tools to anticipate unforeseen risks, strengthen strategic planning, and imagine disruption.
Nikolas is a Fellow of The Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce – The RSA. The organization has been at the forefront of significant social impact for over 260 years with notable past fellows including Charles Dickens, Benjamin Franklin, Stephen Hawking, Nelson Mandela, and Tim Berners-Lee.