IBM will have a 1,000 qubit quantum computer by 2023, says new roadmap

IBM will have a 1,000 qubit quantum computer by 2023, says new roadmap

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF At 1,000 qubits quantum computers get very interesting very fast because of their world beating performance – and ability to crack most of the world’s encryption systems …   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from our XPotential Academy, connect, watch...

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New research would allow cyborgs and human organs to join computer networks

New research would allow cyborgs and human organs to join computer networks

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF People’s concept of what a computer is is based on their experience of traditional silicon based computers, but biological systems are simply just another form of advanced computer.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from our XPotential Academy, connect, watch...

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D-Wave launches 5,000 qubit quantum computing platform in the cloud

D-Wave launches 5,000 qubit quantum computing platform in the cloud

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum computers have a huge performance advantage over today’s fastest computing platforms, and they’ll revolutionise almost every industry.   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. Quantum computers are already showing themselves to...

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Researchers new breakthrough computer chip transfers data at light speed

Researchers new breakthrough computer chip transfers data at light speed

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As the world produces more information that ever before we need faster and faster systems to move it around and analyse it.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our free XPotential Community, enjoy premium content, futureproof yourself with XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. For years now researchers have...

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MIT computing breakthrough will put a human brain in your pocket

MIT computing breakthrough will put a human brain in your pocket

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF New computing platforms are getting closer than ever before to being able to pack the power of an entire human brain into a tiny computer chip.   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...

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Georgia Tech secures grant to smash an Exabyte of data into a DNA sugarcube

Georgia Tech secures grant to smash an Exabyte of data into a DNA sugarcube

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The world is producing vast quantities of information and today’s storage technologies are increasingly struggling to keep up.   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. Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute...

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OpenAI’s GPT-3 moves us closer to realising computers that write their own code

OpenAI’s GPT-3 moves us closer to realising computers that write their own code

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF GPT-3 is a revolutionary new natural language model that has many uses, including writing code.   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. When OpenAI first published a paper on their new language...

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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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