Alquist unveils plans for the world’s largest 3D printed community

Alquist unveils plans for the world’s largest 3D printed community

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF 3D printed homes are faster and cheaper to build than traditional homes, and this tech’s starting to go mainstream.   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...

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BMW shows off its colour changing car in a vision of the future

BMW shows off its colour changing car in a vision of the future

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Materials are changing, they’re becoming smarter, more capable, and more controllable – and digital – and this is a good example of future applications.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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Major biotech breakthrough lets researchers grow plants without light

Major biotech breakthrough lets researchers grow plants without light

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you can grow plants without the need for light then it means you can grow plants anywhere and that they can keep on growing 24/7 which will increase crop yields.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future...

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At over 200,000 burgers a day this cultivated meat factory will be the world’s biggest

At over 200,000 burgers a day this cultivated meat factory will be the world’s biggest

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you don’t need animals to make meat you don’t need to feed them crops or water, deforest the Amazon, or figure out ways to eliminate their greenhouse gas emissions …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future...

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New exotic protein rotors and axles will help nanomachines move faster

New exotic protein rotors and axles will help nanomachines move faster

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Our ability to create nano scale products is getting better fast, and these breakthroughs could transform every industry from manufacturing to healthcare and beyond.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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LG’s rollable TV screen becomes the center of attention as a sound bar

LG’s rollable TV screen becomes the center of attention as a sound bar

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF New innovative displays are helping designers innovate new design concepts which could change how we live and lounge.   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. TV’s...

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This E-Ink reader now comes in full colour

This E-Ink reader now comes in full colour

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF E-Ink displays are handy in all kinds of ways, from helping you create colour morphing cars to sneakers, and better E-Readers …   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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An AI just invented a new enzyme that breaks down plastics in weeks

An AI just invented a new enzyme that breaks down plastics in weeks

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Firstly AI creating new enzymes is a game changer that accelerates new product development, and secondly plastic is a scourge, so this breakthrough has a double whammy.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...

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Engineers have a new problem, stopping climate change from destroying roads

Engineers have a new problem, stopping climate change from destroying roads

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As extreme weather events, flooding, sea level rise, and climate change intensify our world’s infrastructure is going to get increasingly crippled if we don’t change how and where we build it.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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Elephant, lion, tiger, and zebra steaks are on the menu thanks to lab made meats

Elephant, lion, tiger, and zebra steaks are on the menu thanks to lab made meats

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you can take the cell from an animal and use it to grow meat in bioreactors then that cell can be from any animal – from T-Rex’s to Porcupines and Pandas … this is a food revolution.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our...

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Open Meals uses your biology to 3D print custom Sushi for each individual diner using

Open Meals uses your biology to 3D print custom Sushi for each individual diner using

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We talk about personalised medicine, but personalised food is also now taking on a whole new meaning …   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. Usually,...

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This lab grown Palm Oil is good enough to prevent the future destruction of the rainforests

This lab grown Palm Oil is good enough to prevent the future destruction of the rainforests

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today most Palm Oil production requires the deforestation of massive areas of land to keep up with global demand, but in the future all you’ll need is a factory.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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A new DARPA project is experimenting with living factories in space

A new DARPA project is experimenting with living factories in space

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Why take stuff with you into space when bacteria and other bugs can make everything you need in situ?   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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NASA and partners team up to create robotic self-assembling space structures

NASA and partners team up to create robotic self-assembling space structures

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Why should we always make things in their final form, why can’t more products morph, change shape, and change their function? That’s what this project is all about.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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New quantum scanners detect underground tunnels with uncanny accuracy

New quantum scanners detect underground tunnels with uncanny accuracy

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum sensors are millions of times more sensitive than traditional sensors and have all sorts of applications.   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. Sensors are...

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This new inverted skyscraper concept builds itself and harnesses the power of the deep oceans

This new inverted skyscraper concept builds itself and harnesses the power of the deep oceans

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Crazy designs sometimes have a way of becoming real, and while this concept combines various different technologies together this is one that might never be built …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...

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Vivo patent shows a smartphone with its own built in flying drone camera

Vivo patent shows a smartphone with its own built in flying drone camera

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Drone cameras give users a new take on life as tech miniaturises concepts like this become increasingly feasible.   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. Everyone...

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In the future your coffee could be grown in a lab

In the future your coffee could be grown in a lab

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today we can take the cells from plants and animals and grow coffee, dairy, fish, and meat in a lab, and it’s changing how we produce food.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...

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This new 3D printing technique lets people print mini working machines

This new 3D printing technique lets people print mini working machines

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF 3D printing’s ultimate dream is to be able to print working products straight off the printer that don’t need to be assembled by humans or robots, this is the first step.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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The UAE is in new talks with Pantheon to 3D print an 11 storey skyscraper

The UAE is in new talks with Pantheon to 3D print an 11 storey skyscraper

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future all buildings will be 3D printed, but it’s a marathon not a sprint …   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. A while...

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