Scientists have created a brain-like Neurotransistor that learns by itself

Scientists have created a brain-like Neurotransistor that learns by itself

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Transistors capable of self-learning has many benefits, including helping create robots that teach themselves new skills without human help or programming.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from our XPotential Academy, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Moore’s Law might be...

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At just a single photon the world’s smallest transistor has literally zero size

At just a single photon the world’s smallest transistor has literally zero size

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Transistors are found in every electronic device on Earth, but Moore’s Law is running out of steam, and now researchers have developed the world’s smallest transistor – with zero size.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Moore’s Law is...

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First universal quantum computer programming language unveiled

First universal quantum computer programming language unveiled

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Developing the computing platform is one thing, but all computers need software and universal programming languages to gain mass adoption.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Developing the hardware for a new computing platform is only part of the...

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Re-igniting Moore’s Law, MIT’s radical Carbon Nanotube computer leaps from lab to factory

Re-igniting Moore’s Law, MIT’s radical Carbon Nanotube computer leaps from lab to factory

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Moore’s Law is tapping out, and that’s a big problem for the future of computing, but this latest breakthrough could kick start it again.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. A little while ago I reported how MIT...

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Smart molecule breakthrough could boost computer memory by over a 100 fold

Smart molecule breakthrough could boost computer memory by over a 100 fold

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The exponential growth in data volumes mean today’s technologies are bursting at the seems so we need new ones.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Transistor sizes have been getting smaller for decades to the point that today...

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New hot qubits let quantum computers run near room temperature

New hot qubits let quantum computers run near room temperature

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today’s quantum computers need to be supercooled to near absolute zero, but a new breakthrough means they could one day run at room temperature opening them up for everyone to use.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Quantum...

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Google’s AI is now helping chip designers design faster AI chips

Google’s AI is now helping chip designers design faster AI chips

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As AI becomes more capable of innovating and designing new products the global rate of innovation and disruption is going to exponentially explode.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been getting better for some...

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World’s fastest supercomputer gets recruited to help develop a Covid-19 vaccine

World’s fastest supercomputer gets recruited to help develop a Covid-19 vaccine

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Summit crunched through thousands of compounds in days to find compounds that could be used in a COVID-19 vaccine.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Technology is arguably playing a greater role in the COVID-19 pandemic we’re all...

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Research breakthrough could turn smartphones into quantum computers

Research breakthrough could turn smartphones into quantum computers

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Crossing this bridge opens the door to turning your laptops and smartphones into ultra-powerful quantum computers. Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Quantum computers will be amazingly powerful, running hundreds of millions times faster than today’s state of...

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Scientists find a way to bridge the gap between classical and quantum computing

Scientists find a way to bridge the gap between classical and quantum computing

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum computers are hundreds of millions times more powerful than today’s computers, and this breakthrough could put one on your desktop.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Quantum computers that are millions of times more powerful than traditional computing...

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Researchers made networks out of bacteria to make DNA storage more efficient

Researchers made networks out of bacteria to make DNA storage more efficient

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF DNA storage holds huge amounts of promise but getting information into DNA and then getting it back out again has been problematic.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Humanity is creating information at an unprecedented rate, and I’m...

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Scientists have managed to clone photons using quantum dots

Scientists have managed to clone photons using quantum dots

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to clone photons opens up new possibilities when it comes to quantum computing and quantum internet, but could also help hackers hack these systems.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. In the global quest to develop...

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A DNA computer just calculated the square root of 900

A DNA computer just calculated the square root of 900

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The future of computing is biological, every other form of computing platform from quantum to neuromorphic, will just be transitory.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. There have been a number of developments in making the first DNA...

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MIT invented a computer circuit that works by using magnetism not electricity

MIT invented a computer circuit that works by using magnetism not electricity

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Computer circuits that don’t use electricity or generate heat will help us create a wide range of new computers and devices.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Researchers at MIT in the US have developed the first in...

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World first as Google achieves Quantum Supremacy, but IBM tries to spoil the party

World first as Google achieves Quantum Supremacy, but IBM tries to spoil the party

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Until today the world’s most powerful computer was Summit, a US supercomputer, now all that’s changed and a new era of computing has begun.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Almost exactly two years after Google said it...

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China unveils new neuromorphic chip as it aims for AI dominance

China unveils new neuromorphic chip as it aims for AI dominance

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The future of AI rests on two development tracks, the development of new software and new hardware, and both are powering ahead.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Back in the 90’s, if you remember those, seeing someone...

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World’s most advanced nanotube computer keeps Moore’s Law alive, for now

World’s most advanced nanotube computer keeps Moore’s Law alive, for now

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As transistors reach their physical limits we need to develop fundamentally new computing architectures, and this is just one example of the future of computing.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. The world of computing is, frankly, getting...

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IBM announced their most powerful quantum computer yet

IBM announced their most powerful quantum computer yet

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum computers are getting closer to being commercialised, and this moves us one big step closer.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. A month after Google did, and oddly did not, reveal that its own quantum computer...

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Quantum teleportation breakthrough supercharges quantum technologies

Quantum teleportation breakthrough supercharges quantum technologies

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Everyone is familiar with Qubits, but researchers just managed to add an extra dimension which could lead to the development even more incredibly powerful technologies.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Scientists from University College London in the...

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Google’s quantum computer allegedly achieves quantum supremacy milestone

Google’s quantum computer allegedly achieves quantum supremacy milestone

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum supremacy is the point at which quantum computers become the most powerful computers on the planet.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. This could be the dawn of a new era in computing. Literally. After years in...

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