Each week Nikolas Badminton, Futurist Speaker, summarizes the top-5 future looking developments and news\u00a0items that I find to be inspiring, interesting, concerning, or downright strange. Each day I read through dozens of blogs and news websites to find those things that we should be aware of.Top-5 Futures for October 9th \u2013 The Future of Wearables. This week we see\u00a0David Holz from leap Motion talk about the future of wearables, sleeping better, brain control, billionaires doing good, and robots taking our jobs.The Future of Wearable Displays and Inputs\u00a0David Holz from Leap Motion talks about the\u00a0future of computing and interfaces – slim, transparent spectacle style devices with full holographic displays and body tracking.Sleeping Better with NapzLast week\u2019s London Design Festival featured a prototype for a futuristic sleep-aid.\u00a0Octavio A. Martinez Garc\u00eda, a robotic engineer recently aimed to help those struggling to get some sleep\u00a0by developing an\u00a0electronic sleep mask called Napz. For those\u00a0that wear Napz,\u00a0it not only helps with a good night’s rest but helped induce a state of lucid dreams, too, a type of of sleep where you’re able to control the actions in your dreams. The piece is made from infrared sensors, Neo Pixels, and the Arduino Lilypad.Via PSFK and The Creators Project.Master\/MindExcellent short documentary by filmmaker Francesco Paciocco about the future of brain hacking.The human brain is the most complex object in the universe. Our understanding of its inner workings has been shrouded in mystery\u2026until now. New technologies are beginning to unlock the brain\u2019s true potential, but at what cost to our humanity?Billions in ChangeThe world is facing some huge problems. There\u2019s a lot of talk about how to solve them. But talk doesn\u2019t reduce pollution, or grow food, or heal the sick. That takes doing.Billions in Change is a movement to save the world by creating and implementing solutions to the most basic global problems \u2013 water, energy and health. Doing so will raise billions of people out of poverty and improve the lives of everyone \u2013 rich and poor.This film is the story about a group of doers, the elegantly simple inventions they have made to change the lives of billions of people, and the unconventional billionaire spearheading the project.See\u00a0billionsinchange.comA Discussion on Robots Taking Over Our JobsNikolas Badminton, Futurist spoke to Lynda Steele, host of the CKNW Drive Time show, \u00a0about\u00a0Robots are Taking Over Our Jobs and rating-based apps and how can we truly represent people on the Peeple app.See the original post here.See the last 4 week\u2019s Top-5 Futures here:Top-5 Futures for October 2nd \u2013 Robot RevolutionTop-5 Futures for September 25th \u2013 3D Printed FashionTop-5 Futures for September 18th \u2013 Super Zombie SoldiersTop-5 Futures for September 11th \u2013 Organic Computers and New Humans***Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist speaker that researches, speaks, and writes about the future of work, how technology is affecting the workplace, how workers are adapting, the sharing economy, and how the world is evolving. He appears at conferences in Canada, USA, UK, and Europe.\u00a0Email him to book him for your radio, TV show, or conference.