This 3D printed house is on sale on Zillow for half the price of its neighbours

This 3D printed house is on sale on Zillow for half the price of its neighbours

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF 3D printing houses for a fraction of the cost of building a traditional house will have consequences for the value of neighbouring properties …   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 3D...

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Body morphing clothing powered by ancient bacteria helps you exercise harder

Body morphing clothing powered by ancient bacteria helps you exercise harder

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Nature has lots of tricks up its proverbial sleeve, and now we can use it to cool your sleeves in new ways …   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 world is...

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This new shape shifting material responds to light

This new shape shifting material responds to light

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Materials form the foundation of every product and thing in the universe, so the more kinds of materials we have the more possibilities we have.   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...

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Transparent wood makes a splash in the car world

Transparent wood makes a splash in the car world

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We are inventing new materials all the time, and we’re also re-inventing old ones …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Recently a team of scientists from MIT managed to grow wood...

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New smartphone ultrasound fingerprint sensor really gets under your skin

New smartphone ultrasound fingerprint sensor really gets under your skin

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Biometrics can be increasingly easily hacked, so we need to find new ways to authenticate people.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Many people already use fingerprint recognition technology to access their...

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MIT’s lab grown wood and plants take aim at traditional farming and forestry

MIT’s lab grown wood and plants take aim at traditional farming and forestry

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Agriculture and forestry account for over 20 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, but what if you could grow only the parts of the plant you want in a lab like lab made meats using no chemicals and without any of the waste?   Love...

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Samsung have been hiding their latest holographic TV’s in a dark lab

Samsung have been hiding their latest holographic TV’s in a dark lab

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Life sized holographic displays will be supercharged by 6G technology, and Samsung’s pushing hard to get the tech ready for launch in 2028.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Samsung wants to...

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Researchers create first of a kind quantum sensor that scans the entire RF spectrum

Researchers create first of a kind quantum sensor that scans the entire RF spectrum

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The RF spectrum is huge, and it’s increasingly important in warfare and communications, now we have a single sensor that can scan it all and when combined with AI optimise it.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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This new portable X-Ray device will let you X-Ray yourself at home

This new portable X-Ray device will let you X-Ray yourself at home

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In time all technologies get smaller, more performant, and cheaper – even gigantic X-Ray machines.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Everything it seems is getting smaller – from Brain Machine Interfaces...

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Synthetic molecules that mimic human cells successfully lured and killed the flu virus

Synthetic molecules that mimic human cells successfully lured and killed the flu virus

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Why let pathogens attack human cells when you can con them into attacking fake ones instead?   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 year we’ve seen a huge ramp up...

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Singapore becomes the first country in the world to approve lab made meat for sale

Singapore becomes the first country in the world to approve lab made meat for sale

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF For tens of thousands of years humankind have gotten their meat from animals, now that no longer needs to be the case.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Every new technology faces many...

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Edible electronics tattooed onto your food could track both your food and your health

Edible electronics tattooed onto your food could track both your food and your health

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Electronics are changing, in every way, and that opens up a whole new world of possibilities.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Transferrable tattoos and decal transfers are a familiar part of...

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3D printed artificial fruit looks better and tastes better than the real thing

3D printed artificial fruit looks better and tastes better than the real thing

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Our food and the way we produce it is changing – and it’s going to cause a massive societal shift in how we view our favourite past time.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote,...

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TCL shows off the world’s first sideways rolling TV

TCL shows off the world’s first sideways rolling TV

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Flexible displays and screens have been a long time coming, but they are finally emerging …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Sci-fi films often have a bunch of fancy gadgets,...

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LG’s first rollable TV is now on sale for an eye watering price

LG’s first rollable TV is now on sale for an eye watering price

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF They’ve been years in development, but finally flexible and in this case rollable displays are coming to the market.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. LG has been talking about a huge...

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At just 11 atoms the world’s smallest sensor sheds light on the quantum realm

At just 11 atoms the world’s smallest sensor sheds light on the quantum realm

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We are rapidly getting to the point where the smallest sensors are just atoms in size, which means we could integrate them into almost anything and everything in the future.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from...

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NASA partners with ICON to 3D print its future Moonbase

NASA partners with ICON to 3D print its future Moonbase

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF While 3D printed buildings are disrupting how we build buildings on Earth off world it looks like it’s going to be the defacto standard.   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. All...

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Virus based molecular assembler helps researchers build next gen batteries

Virus based molecular assembler helps researchers build next gen batteries

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Nature is fantastic at assembling, well, everything, so scientists are trying to harness nature’s smallest “life forms” to try to create the first molecular assemblers.   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....

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Researchers develop microstructures that can self-assemble into new materials

Researchers develop microstructures that can self-assemble into new materials

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Biological systems can change their shape, and now researchers are getting better at creating shape shifting materials of all kinds …   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. A new process developed...

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Students AI written blog fools most humans and rockets to the top of the charts

Students AI written blog fools most humans and rockets to the top of the charts

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As AI’s get better at generating and writing content, then writing viral content, soon most of the content we read could be AI generated rather than written by humans.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our FREE XPotential Community, enjoy exclusive content, future proof yourself with XPotential University, connect, watch...

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