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The F-35 could be the first US aircraft to be outfitted with laser weapons

The F-35 could be the first US aircraft to be outfitted with laser weapons

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Laser weapons were once relegated to science fiction movies but soon they’ll come of age.   A press briefing in the Netherlands earlier this week for the F-35 has restarted the rumour mill that the F-35 will be one of the first US military platforms...
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F-35 pilots will team with AI to control swarms of drones in mid flight

F-35 pilots will team with AI to control swarms of drones in mid flight

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Teams of humans, AI’s and drones take center stage in the future of warfare, until that is AI’s replace humans.   In the wake of a recent announcement that the US will stand up it’s first fully autonomous drone squadron later this year earlier this...
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The US Marines want to build a fully autonomous F-35

The US Marines want to build a fully autonomous F-35

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As weapons systems, and war, become more autonomous it is inevitable that the US, Chinese, Indian and Russian military will continue to push the boundaries of unmanned combat.   The US Marine Corps is in the looking to obtaining what it calls a “mega-drone” that...
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The US Navy takes delivery of its first tactical laser weapon

The US Navy takes delivery of its first tactical laser weapon

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Many things you think of as sci-fi are now sci-fact and this is yet another example of how new technologies are changing the battlefield.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and...
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China’s latest anti-stealth metric wave radar is the size of a clothes rack

China’s latest anti-stealth metric wave radar is the size of a clothes rack

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Anti stealth radar systems used to be huge, then came quantum radar which unmasks even the best stealth weapons, and now these new systems are getting portable.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...
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Fighter pilots take the simulators into battle to fight augmented reality foes

Fighter pilots take the simulators into battle to fight augmented reality foes

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Simulators for training are OK and real world battle training is expensive and complex, now using Augmented Reality fighter pilots have the best of both in the real world.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself...
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Unmanned military drones team up with manned fighter jets during BAE trial

Unmanned military drones team up with manned fighter jets during BAE trial

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The balance of future wars, it can be argued, will be won or lost on the quality of the AI’s that “run” future war machines … but first they have to play nice and team up.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community,...
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Nammo’s drone swarms now come with tank killing weapons systems

Nammo’s drone swarms now come with tank killing weapons systems

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF People have always talked about the machines of war, but what happens when those machines become automated and autonomous?   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog....
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UK’s Heathrow airport to start operating flying taxis from 2025

UK’s Heathrow airport to start operating flying taxis from 2025

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Flying is always the fastest way to go – and flying taxis are now literally starting to take off.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog....
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Meet Arrow the world’s first and only supersonic drone

Meet Arrow the world’s first and only supersonic drone

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today’s drones are slow and kind of dumb, tomorrow’s are fast and smart – and they’re going to get faster and smarter …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Drones are getting...
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Scientists connect the human brain to a computer wirelessly for the first time

Scientists connect the human brain to a computer wirelessly for the first time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As Brain Machine Interfaces improve you’re not going to need to be tethered to a computer.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Brain Machine Interfaces (BMI) have come a long way in...
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Wireless Brain to Brain telepathy gets another DARPA funding boost to go next level

Wireless Brain to Brain telepathy gets another DARPA funding boost to go next level

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We already have the technology to communicate with people and machines telepathically, but it’s basic and slow, now money’s coming in to improve it.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Over the...
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World first as AI officially joins the crew onboard a US military jet

World first as AI officially joins the crew onboard a US military jet

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Humans will increasingly be working with and alongside AI’s – and the military is no exception.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. In a major technological leap forward for national defense in...
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Worlds first plug and play brain prosthesis tested successfully in the US

Worlds first plug and play brain prosthesis tested successfully in the US

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Brain implants and prosthetics play an important role in helping people with neurological conditions getting their lives back together, and now they don’t need to be trained.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from our XPotential Academy, connect, watch a keynote,...
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AI fighter pilot obliterates human USAF pilot in simulated dogfights

AI fighter pilot obliterates human USAF pilot in simulated dogfights

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI’s learn in fundamentally different ways to humans, and increasingly that seems to be their advantage in human-machine competitions.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from our XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Who’s better in a dog fight...
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A patient in the US controlled two prosthetic arms simultaneously with just his thoughts

A patient in the US controlled two prosthetic arms simultaneously with just his thoughts

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Many people around the world have lost limbs, for a whole variety of reasons, and now new sci-fi like technologies are helping them re-claim their mobility and lives in new ways.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...
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USAF topguns will fight against AI drones in 2021 as era of autonomous warfare nears

USAF topguns will fight against AI drones in 2021 as era of autonomous warfare nears

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The future of air combat will increasingly fought by autonomous systems, not human pilots, and the race to create those systems has already begun.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. I’ve been talking about the rise of fully...
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Researchers’ brainwave reading temporary tattoo reads your mind and your moods

Researchers’ brainwave reading temporary tattoo reads your mind and your moods

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Controlling technology with our minds will bring about a revolution in computing and computer interfaces,  and this new BMI Smart Tattoo brings it into everyone’s reach.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. One of the facts about exponential...
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Scientists unveil yet another AI that converts your thoughts into sentences

Scientists unveil yet another AI that converts your thoughts into sentences

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to use brain machine interfaces to communicate with one another, as well as control machines, will revolutionise society in a range of ways.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Having a machine read your dreams and...
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Neurotech breakthrough lets Russians visualise people’s thoughts

Neurotech breakthrough lets Russians visualise people’s thoughts

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to reconstruct the images people are thinking about in a lab environment is one thing, but doing it in real time using dynamic content is completely different level of complexity.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog....
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