Designer Bonikowski’s electric jet concept uses air friction to generate its energy

Designer Bonikowski’s electric jet concept uses air friction to generate its energy

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As we see breakthroughs in materials and control systems this concept might just be possible …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. So far we’ve seen all kinds of new aircraft propulsion...

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Halo launches the first 5G tele-operated driverless car service in Las Vegas

Halo launches the first 5G tele-operated driverless car service in Las Vegas

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Even the best self-driving cars are only a Category 2, out of 5, so if you want a truly driverless car then this is as close as you’ll get for now.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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Forget flying taxis this company is building a 40 seater flying bus

Forget flying taxis this company is building a 40 seater flying bus

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Flying sky taxis that can take upto four passengers are great, but they’re not going to solve our cities congestion problems alone.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Braeden Kelekona is wedged...

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Rocket delivery anywhere in an hour gets included in latest US military budget

Rocket delivery anywhere in an hour gets included in latest US military budget

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Sometimes you need to get cargo from A to B very fast and as far as the US military are concerned rockets are the answer.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. A...

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United bets on a supersonic future with $3 Billion Boom order

United bets on a supersonic future with $3 Billion Boom order

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Supersonic travel is coming back after companies found ways to make it commercially viable after the death of Concorde …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. United Airlines is jumping into the potential...

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Futuristic 300 meter nuclear powered superyacht recruits billionaires to save the world

Futuristic 300 meter nuclear powered superyacht recruits billionaires to save the world

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Researchers are always short of funding and this is a very innovative way to get high net worth individuals involved and ponying up more cash for good causes.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote,...

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Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will travel to the ISS in December

Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will travel to the ISS in December

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Space is the new billionaires playground – and they’re starting to head there in droves.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Just six months after NASA announced it wants to turn the...

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Fedex signs Nuro partnership to bring autonomous deliveries to your doorstep

Fedex signs Nuro partnership to bring autonomous deliveries to your doorstep

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future one of the things missing from your delivery vehicles will be the driver …   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 past few years Nuro has been taking...

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Flying race car company Alauda unveils their fantastic new Mk3 Airspeeder

Flying race car company Alauda unveils their fantastic new Mk3 Airspeeder

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Flying cars and flying cars races were born to be the future of transport and entertainment.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. I first heard of Alauda’s plans for a flying electric...

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The first battery powered cargo ship is coming to Tokyo

The first battery powered cargo ship is coming to Tokyo

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The global shipping industry burns highly polluting bunker fuel and is one of the world’s biggest polluters and they’ve been given until 2050 to become carbon neutral.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my...

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SpaceX plans first orbital Starship test from Texas to Hawaii

SpaceX plans first orbital Starship test from Texas to Hawaii

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This is the first SpaceX test to see whether flying people around the world at Mach 27 will be an achievable goal.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. A year or so...

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Worlds first oblique detention engine could unlock Mach 17 aircraft

Worlds first oblique detention engine could unlock Mach 17 aircraft

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future everything is fast, really really fast …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. The future seems full of planes, trains, and even submarines, that can travel at supersonic or...

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The UK’s first flying taxi SkyPorts will be built in Coventry

The UK’s first flying taxi SkyPorts will be built in Coventry

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Urban traffic congestion is clogging and polluting cities so some companies are looking to the skies.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. A year or so after Uber ran a competition to...

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Hobbyist takes his drone hoverboard onto the streets in viral videos

Hobbyist takes his drone hoverboard onto the streets in viral videos

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The weight to lift ratio of drones is getting better exponentially, and this wouldn’t have been possible just two years ago.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Los Angeles based digital creator...

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Hyundai’s walking flying autonomous car might be the future of disaster relief

Hyundai’s walking flying autonomous car might be the future of disaster relief

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We’re reinventing the car, and adding legs gives it a whole new dimension …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. When we think about the future of transport it looks like everything...

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This is what travelling in a Mach 1 Hyperloop might look like

This is what travelling in a Mach 1 Hyperloop might look like

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Most trains and transport systems are stuck in the 1800’s and 1900’s still, Hyperloop is a transportation system built for the demands of the 21st Century.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog....

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China unveils the worlds fastest maglev train capable of 385mph

China unveils the worlds fastest maglev train capable of 385mph

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Trains are getting faster, and by the end of the decade they may be capable of Mach 3 speeds.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. China is a big country so naturally today...

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Moon Mark will hold the first remote control car race on the Moon late 2021

Moon Mark will hold the first remote control car race on the Moon late 2021

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF It’s fun, odd, it teaches kids to think bigger, and frankly why not …?   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Everyone wants to do something to the Moon it seems – from...

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Walmart will start using fully autonomous trucks to make deliveries this year

Walmart will start using fully autonomous trucks to make deliveries this year

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Even though the technology has been around for a few years now its taken companies a while to roll the technology out in anger.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Walmart, who...

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Zoox unveils what could be Amazon’s first robo-taxi

Zoox unveils what could be Amazon’s first robo-taxi

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Amazon has a reputation of being a pioneer, and soon they could be the first company to roll out autonomous delivery vehicles en masse.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. It seems...

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