Michael Spencer, columnist, is a prolific futurist called the original business insider with over 800 articles on LinkedIn and writing daily on Medium, where he is a top writer in 20+ tags. He is a content and brand consultant for startups involved in robotics, AI, blockchain and IoT. Michael is founder and editor of FutureSin, a Medium publication that explores aspects of technology and society related to artificial intelligence, China, transhumanism and the future of work. Based in Montreal, a significant academic hub for AI, he enjoys writing about actual business trends related to AI. A new breed of amateur futurists, Michael's interests involve cryptocurrencies and the token economy, universal basic income, autonomous vehicles, China’s new retail, social credit systems, technology news and robotic startups, among others.