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Exponential Minds Podcast with Nikolas Badminton, Futurist

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Futurist Speaker Nikolas Badminton - www.nikolasbadminton.com - presents the Exponential Minds Podcast features experts from all fields around the world discussing how humanity is impacted by the exponential growth in technology and the thinking behind it. The host, Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist that provides keynote speeches about the future of work, the sharing economy, and how the world is evolving. Nikolas is based in Toronto and speaks across Canada, USA, UK, Asia, and Europe. See more about Nikolas at www.nikolasbadminton.com

Futurist Speaker Nikolas Badminton - www.nikolasbadminton.com - presents the Exponential Minds Podcast features experts from all fields around the world discussing how humanity is impacted by the exponential growth in technology and the thinking behind it. The host, Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist that provides keynote speeches about the future of work, the sharing economy, and how the world is evolving. Nikolas is based in Toronto and speaks across Canada, USA, UK, Asia, and Europe. See more about Nikolas at www.nikolasbadminton.com

Location:

Canada

Description:

Futurist Speaker Nikolas Badminton - www.nikolasbadminton.com - presents the Exponential Minds Podcast features experts from all fields around the world discussing how humanity is impacted by the exponential growth in technology and the thinking behind it. The host, Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist that provides keynote speeches about the future of work, the sharing economy, and how the world is evolving. Nikolas is based in Toronto and speaks across Canada, USA, UK, Asia, and Europe. See more about Nikolas at www.nikolasbadminton.com

Language:

English


Episodes

S4: Ep 6 Tracey Follows talks about the polymorphic code of the self and losing control of who we are

3/30/2021
TRACEY FOLLOWS is a professional futurist identifying the future trends that will shape our world. Her clients have included Telefonica, Google, Sky, Farfetch, Conde Nast and Virgin. She has spoken at UN HQ in New York, delivered her TedX at the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office and closed at events such as Think With Google. She writes her own contributor column in Forbes and her opinions are regularly sought by national media. Tracey is also a member of the Association of Professional...

Duration:00:32:04

S4: Ep5 Richard Yonck talks about deep futures and Homo Technologicus

3/22/2021
Richard Yonck is a futurist with Intelligent Future Consulting in Seattle, where he is an advisor to businesses and organizations about emerging trends and future developments. He explores developing trends in emerging technologies including artificial intelligence, healthcare, biotechnology and genetics, transportation, robotics, and more. He’s the author of the 2020 book Future Minds explores the nature of intelligence and how our world is rapidly becoming more and differently...

Duration:00:46:51

S4: Ep4 Oksana Andreiuk talks about biohacking and the longevity market boom

3/15/2021
Oksana Andreiuk is a biotechnology scientist, biohacker, and futurist. She founded Canadian Biohacker with a mission of bringing health optimization and anti-aging science to the mainstream. She is also a Strategist at Klick Health, one of the top marketing and commercialization agency partners to global life sciences organizations. Oksana has a long-standing interest in the applications of biotechnology to optimizing health and performance and holds an Hons BSc in genetics and...

Duration:00:42:01

S4: Ep3 Liza Amlani talks about the future of retail, brand ecosystems and sustainability

3/1/2021
Liza is a Retail Strategist and Industry Leader with over 21 years of experience. In her career, Liza has worked with familiar brands including Ralph Lauren Europe and Canada, Club Monaco, Nike, Walmart, and many others. Her experience encompasses brick and mortar, e-commerce and omni-channel in the areas of product creation, merchandising and product development. In shifting to consulting, she played an integral role in Accenture's Retail Strategy group, where she was responsible for...

Duration:00:31:25

S4: Ep2 Loes Damhof talks about Futures Literacy, decolonization, and the poverty of our imagination

2/22/2021
She is a Futures Literacy (FL) Expert, she designs, develops and facilitates so-called Futures Literacy Labs: collective intelligence knowledge creation processes across the globe that challenge and raise fundamental questions on leadership, migration, climate change and technology. In 2018 Loes and her team at Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen (Hanzehogeschool Groningen) got rewarded with a UNESCO Chair on Futures Literacy for their work on researching the impact of FL and the...

Duration:00:42:28

S4: Ep1 - Ian Burbidge talks about the RSA’s ‘Stitch in Time’ and shifting mindsets towards futures thinking

2/3/2021
Ian Burbidge is the Head of Innovation and Change at The RSA. Ian’s role is to develop programmes of research and analysis focused on policy and practice across the public services and communities sector. Ian has a background in public policy and partnership working and joins the RSA from local government. Here his work focused on engaging communities in place-shaping and problem-solving with the statutory sector. Ian is particularly interested in how to cultivate innovation within public...

Duration:00:47:46

S3: Ep8 - Carol Anne Hilton talks about indigenomics and building a $100bn indigenous economy

11/30/2020
Carol Anne Hilton, MBA is the CEO and Founder of The Indigenomics Institute and the Global Center of Indigenomics. Carol Anne is a dynamic national Indigenous business leader and senior adviser with an international Masters Degree in Business Management (MBA) from the University of Hertfordshire, England. Carol Anne is of Nuu chah nulth descent from the Hesquiaht Nation on Vancouver Island. Carol Anne served on the BC Emerging Economy the BC Indigenous Business and Investment Council and...

Duration:00:37:44

S3: Ep7 - Denny Unger talks about the future of Virtual Reality and creating organic connection

11/23/2020
Denny Unger is the CEO and Creative Director at Cloudhead Games. Since 2012 they’ve shipped 4 VR titles (Call of the Starseed, Heart of the Emberstone, Valve Aperture Hand Labs, and the blockbusting PistolWhip) Cloudhead Games’ pioneering approach to VR gave rise to two broadly adopted standards; VR Comfort Mode/Snap Turns and Blink Teleportation. Working closely with VR hardware leaders in the space, including Valve, Oculus, HTC, Sony, Cloudhead Games continues to innovate, inform, and...

Duration:00:55:09

S3: Ep6 - Pia Puolakka talks about rethinking the prison system and the normality principle

11/16/2020
Pia Puolakka has been working for the Criminal Sanctions Agency in Finland since 2012 and started as a prison psychologist and then moved into Central Administration where she worked as a senior specialist responsible for rehabilitative services including programme work, family work, and psychological and spiritual services in prisons. In 2018 she was appointed as the project manager of the Smart Prison Project. Her current post includes developing digital services for rehabilitative...

Duration:00:33:51

S3: Ep5 - Rotem Petranker talks about the psychedelic renaissance and the importance of open science

11/9/2020
Rotem has a Bsc in psychology from the University of Toronto and a MA in social psychology from York University. He is currently a PhD student in York's clinical psychology program. His main research interest is affect regulation, and the way it interacts with sustained attention, mind wandering, and creativity. Rotem co-founded the Psychedelic Studies Research Program at the University of Toronto and the Canadian Centre for Psychedelic Science, and is a pioneer in the study of microdosing...

Duration:00:37:56

S3: Ep4 - Chris Dancy talks about our cyborg lives and the need to radically retool the world.

11/2/2020
Chris Dancy is touted as “the Most Connected Man on Earth,” and the world is watching those connections carefully. For 25 years, Chris has served in leadership within the technology and healthcare industries, specializing in the intersection of the two. Chris entered the public dialog concerning digital health as the media started to focus on wearable technology. He earned his moniker by utilizing up to 700 sensors, devices, applications, and services to track, analyze, and optimize his...

Duration:00:40:07

S3: Ep3 - Peter Nowak talks about the citizen superheroes that don masks to fight crime while the world falls apart

10/26/2020
Peter Nowak is a former staff reporter and editor at The Globe and Mail, National Post, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and New Zealand Herald and has won journalism awards in two countries. His work has appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald, New Scientist, Boston Globe, Toronto Star and many others. His first book, Sex, Bombs and Burgers, was a Macleans bestseller and his second book, Humans 3.0., was published in five countries. In his third non-fiction book - The Rise of Real-Life...

Duration:00:42:27

S3: Ep2 - Natalie Nixon talks about hacking creativity and the power in being a clumsy student

10/19/2020
Natalie Nixon, PhD, changes lives through ideas. She is a creativity strategist who happily integrates wonder and rigor into her life and work. And, in her work she emboldens leaders and organizations to apply creativity & foresight for transformative business results. This year she released a new book called ‘The Creativity Leap’ - Creativity is the source of all innovation, but how can we cultivate it? Natalie Nixon defines creativity as our ability to toggle between wonder & rigor to...

Duration:00:44:39

S3: Ep1 - Melissa Eshaghbeigi talks about the empathetic and ugly future of social media

10/12/2020
Melissa is a millennial on the Internet and exclusively thinks and talks about the world wide web. She's curious about the intersection of internet culture and real life and tells stories about what people are consuming online to inspire new, relevant and authentic ways for brands to connect with people. She also works as a Cultural Strategist and has worked on projects for Adidas, Levi's, Twitter, Miller Genuine Draft and most recently, the National Film Board of Canada. Here Nikolas and...

Duration:00:52:39

S2: Ep12 - Sashko Despotovski talks about shifting global investments and ‘green’ consciousness

7/6/2020
Welcome to Season 2, Episode 12 of the Exponential Minds Podcast. Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, Keynote Speaker and Author, speaks to the amazing thinkers that dream bigger and impact the world with their thinking and actions. Here Nikolas speaks with Sashko [Sasha] Despotovski who has a decade of investment experience in the renewable + medical sectors, via posts with hedge funds and investment banks in USA & Canada. 5 years as M&A Director and Special Advisor at Big Four in Norway. He is a...

Duration:00:43:48

S2: Ep11 - Rocky Ozaki talks about COVID-19 killing the paradigm of work, and the awakening we need

6/15/2020
Welcome to Season 2, Episode 11 of the Exponential Minds Podcast. Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, Keynote Speaker and Author, speaks to the amazing thinkers that dream bigger and impact the world with their thinking and actions. Here Nikolas speaks with Rocky Ozaki, the founder and CEO of the NoW of Work. Rocky is one of Canada’s most passionate evangelists and transformation experts on the NoW of Work (the Future of Work is NoW). For years he has preached that technology, a sharing economy...

Duration:00:37:01

S2: Ep10 - Rafeeq Bosch talks about Africa, hidden futurists, and the power of Causal Layer Analysis

6/8/2020
Welcome to Season 2, Episode 10 of the Exponential Minds Podcast. Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, Keynote Speaker and Author, speaks to the amazing thinkers that dream bigger and impact the world with their thinking and actions. Nikolas speaks with Rafeeq Bosch who has a long career in information technology leadership and transformation. He now works for Slalom Consulting where he’s building out a Foresight practise and helps clients see further and think bigger. Rafeeq was a co-founder of...

Duration:00:37:55

S2: Ep09 - Monika Bielskyte talks about plurality, injustices of COVID-19, and multiplicitous futures.

5/27/2020
Welcome to Season 2, Episode 9 of the Exponential Minds Podcast. Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, Keynote Speaker and Author, speaks to the amazing thinkers that dream bigger and impact the world with their thinking and actions. Here Nikolas speaks with Monika Bielskyte, a futurist with an artist's eye and an inventor’s mind. Monika consults on and prototypes culturally diverse, socially and environmentally engaged future world designs for the media industry, technology companies, and...

Duration:00:55:27

S2: Ep08 - Cathy Hackl on mixed reality, democracy and our digital legacies

5/13/2020
Welcome to Season 2, Episode 8 of the Exponential Minds Podcast. Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, Keynote Speaker and Author, speaks to the amazing thinkers that dream bigger and impact the world with their thinking and actions. Here Nikolas speaks with Cathy Hackl, a leading female futurist and business strategist specializing in the impact emerging technologies like AR, VR, and AI, are having on society, communications and business. She has worked in enterprise strategy, innovation, and...

Duration:00:47:31

S2: Ep07 - Ben Feist talks data reductionism and creating ‘no narrative storytelling’ for NASA

5/6/2020
Welcome to Season 2, Episode 7 of the Exponential Minds Podcast. Nikolas Badminton, Futurist, Keynote Speaker and Author, speaks to the amazing thinkers that dream bigger and impact the world with their thinking and actions. Here Nikolas speaks with Ben Feist who went from advertising to creating ‘Apollo in Real Time’ and went on to become a Data Visualization Software Engineer at NASA where he’s helping humanity to learn to live on other planets. See NASA’s Apollo 11, 13, and 17 missions...

Duration:00:47:21