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Dark Futures 2019 at StartWell, presented by Nik Badminton

December 2, 2019

An audio and video recording of this intriguing event was captured and will be shared here soon, but in the meantime we thought to offer a glimpse of the fun with these photos 🙂

As participation in modern society bears psychological, physiological, macroeconomic and technological implications we don’t necessarily pause to think about in our daily lives, its rare to find a chance to share such inquiry with other people.

Dark Futures is an annual event series hosted across Canada – with 2019 dates which were held in Vancouver and Toronto (held at StartWell on November 28, 2019), hosted/produced by Futurist speaker Nik Badminton.

5 Speakers took to the stage to speak about the hidden systems that affect our daily lives (whether we are aware of it or not), including:

  • Oksana Andreiuk – “You’re already a cyborg and it’s about to get weirder.”
  • Calla Lee – “Tinder³”
  • Melissa Eshaghbeigi – “It’s 2039, you’re either stressed, depressed or cancelled.”
  • Geoff Snack – “New materiality: Things that don’t exist”
  • Nikola Danaylov – “NeoTechnocracy: The Future is Worse than You Think”