New breakthrough could let smart windows replace Wi-Fi in your home

New breakthrough could let smart windows replace Wi-Fi in your home

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF To get a signal in the future all you might need is a window and some fancy tech …   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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This house was just sold as an NFT

This house was just sold as an NFT

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF NFT’s are incredibly versatile and opening up a whole new way to buy all manner of things, from Tweets to houses …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch...

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UK courts become the first in the world to let lawyers serve NFT court orders

UK courts become the first in the world to let lawyers serve NFT court orders

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In an age where everyone can be anonymous criminals are taking advantage of hiding in the shadows, but now lawyers can get them fast and cheaply.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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Lawyers are air dropping NFT’s on anonymous criminals to serve court orders

Lawyers are air dropping NFT’s on anonymous criminals to serve court orders

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF You’re an anonymous criminal, but your digital crypto wallet isn’t anonymous … now we can get ya!   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. The dusty...

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Researchers reverse engineered SpaceX’s satellite signals to create a new GPS service

Researchers reverse engineered SpaceX’s satellite signals to create a new GPS service

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF GPS systems are expensive to create and launch, and they’re also often highly guarded by governments and militaries for good reason, but now some fancy reverse signal engineering just changed the game.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with...

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Jack Dorsey launches BlueSky Social a completely new kind of decentralised social network

Jack Dorsey launches BlueSky Social a completely new kind of decentralised social network

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Most companies and social networks are run and managed centrally but decentralised platforms and protocols using DLT’s completely change the game.   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,...

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Privacy advocates cry foul after WEF publishes plans for personal carbon tracking

Privacy advocates cry foul after WEF publishes plans for personal carbon tracking

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Some people want to know what their carbon footprint is, and we have the technology to track it, but the initiative’s seen as another major privacy invasion by some.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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Mastercard finally brings crypto trading to banks and the public

Mastercard finally brings crypto trading to banks and the public

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Most people now hold some form of crypto and even though they resisted at first Mastercard has now jumped on the bandwagon to support crypto globally.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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BCG estimates the token economy will hit $17 Trillion by 2030

BCG estimates the token economy will hit $17 Trillion by 2030

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Most people aren’t familiar with the token economy, but some say it could be bigger than the entire global economy is today so you should get a POV on it.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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Ethereum completes The Merge to cut energy use by over 99 percent

Ethereum completes The Merge to cut energy use by over 99 percent

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Crypto mining is now using more energy than many countries and it’s unsustainable so Ethereum has move to POS to reduce energy use in a move that might also help DeFi establish itself.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself...

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Walmart starts offering checking accounts as it eyes bank domination

Walmart starts offering checking accounts as it eyes bank domination

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As we continue to see both technology and industry convergence this move is just the latest that demonstrates new competitors are everywhere.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch...

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Visa Tokens hit 4 Billion to surpass the number of physical cards in circulation

Visa Tokens hit 4 Billion to surpass the number of physical cards in circulation

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Everything gets digitised and credit cards are no exception, but now VISA has issued more tokens than physical cards in a new milestone.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends, ...

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The US Digital Dollar Project finally gets a sandbox launch

The US Digital Dollar Project finally gets a sandbox launch

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future your country’s cash could be digital, a game changer that would allow real time economic monitoring and much more.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch...

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New breakthrough lets scuba divers text one another underwater

New breakthrough lets scuba divers text one another underwater

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Scuba divers still rely on crude hand signals, but now thanks to a new communications technology they can text one another and it’s a game changer.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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Telsa vehicles will soon be connected to SpaceX’s global space internet system

Telsa vehicles will soon be connected to SpaceX’s global space internet system

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Elon Musk has announced on Twitter that all Teslas will soon be using his space based satellite communications system to connect to the internet.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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T-Mobile and SpaceX team up to end mobile dead zones in the USA

T-Mobile and SpaceX team up to end mobile dead zones in the USA

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By creating a hybrid service T-Mobile can now use StarLink’s satellite internet systems to offer mobile coverage to every inch of the US.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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DAO’s could change how we all work and how we’re all paid

DAO’s could change how we all work and how we’re all paid

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When looking at the future of work most people look at the “work” not at the company structures we work for but that’s where the real innovation is coming from.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof...

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In the crazy crypto world users are burning money to make money

In the crazy crypto world users are burning money to make money

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Crypto currencies, essentially programmable money, don’t play by old world rules and it shows the stark divide between old money and “new” money.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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Web 3.0 data wallets might solve users data privacy problems

Web 3.0 data wallets might solve users data privacy problems

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF You have a wallet for payments and tickets, what about data?   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. We’ve all heard...

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FCC finally authorises SpaceX to roll out satellite broadband to anything that moves

FCC finally authorises SpaceX to roll out satellite broadband to anything that moves

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The future of communications could be purely space based and Elon Musk is building a $100 billion business off of it.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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