In Dark Futures Film Club \u2013 MERGER we see a new film about the future of work, from cult director\/designer Keiichi Matsuda (HYPER-REALITY). He shows us a world where\u00a0automation is disrupting centuries-old industries driving the professional to reshape and expand their service to society to add value. Failure is a mindset. It is those who empower themselves with technology who will thrive.Set against the backdrop of AI-run corporations, a woman finds herself caught between virtual and physical reality, human and machine. As she fights for her economic survival, she finds herself immersed in the cult of productivity, in search of the ultimate interface. This short film documents her last 4 minutes on earth. Starring Sarah WinterThis is an extension of the DARK FUTURES speaker series, Nikolas Badminton will carefully select a number of short videos by the world\u2019s edgiest producers and share them via this site. Nikolas is a world-leading Futurist Speaker that drives leaders to take action in creating a better world for humanity. He promotes exponential thinking along with a critical, honest, and optimistic view that empowers you with knowledge to plan for today, tomorrow, and for the future.Contact him\u00a0to discuss how to engage and inspire your audience. You can also see more of Nikolas\u2019 thoughts on his Futurist Speaker VLOGs as he publishes them in this\u00a0Youtube playlist.Please\u00a0SUBSCRIBE\u00a0to Nikolas\u2019 Youtube channel so that you don\u2019t miss any as they come up. You can see more of his thoughts on\u00a0Linkedin,\u00a0Twitter, and bookmarked research on\u00a0Tumblr.