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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World Economic Forum report says machines will do 50 percent of all work by 2025

World Economic Forum report says machines will do 50 percent of all work by 2025

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Automation and autonomous technologies, which are different from one another, are getting more intelligent and sophisticated, and they’ll have a major impact on future jobs.   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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K-Pop’s newest band member will be a CGI generated digital human

K-Pop’s newest band member will be a CGI generated digital human

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Everything you watch through a screen is just a collection of digital pixels, and as AI gets better at generating synthetic content real human performers could be less relevant …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from...

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Nvidia’s GauGan AI can now turn your crappy art into decent synthetic videos

Nvidia’s GauGan AI can now turn your crappy art into decent synthetic videos

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI is getting better, quickly, at being able to generate increasingly hi resolution and sophisticated synthetic content, and that will turn the entire global creative industry on its head.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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The US military found a way to use AI to turn humans into living sensor networks

The US military found a way to use AI to turn humans into living sensor networks

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This sounds like science fiction, again, but turning humans into living sensor networks that are monitored and controlled by AI is technologically possible now.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. In...

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Featured Futurist: The pandemic has exposed just how flexible companies need to be, WIRED

Featured Futurist: The pandemic has exposed just how flexible companies need to be, WIRED

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The rate of global change and disruption was accelerating pre-COVID, but now, as we look towards the “Post COVID era” it’s been turbocharged and companies need to adapt like never before.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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Two digital humans went on a date and it was awfully good

Two digital humans went on a date and it was awfully good

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF One day digital humans will be as life-like as real humans in the way they act, behave, and talk, this is one big step on that journey.   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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Fossil fuels run out of gas as Bloomberg reports renewable energy is now the world’s cheapest energy

Fossil fuels run out of gas as Bloomberg reports renewable energy is now the world’s cheapest energy

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The cost of generating electricity from renewable energy sources is approaching zero, and fossil fuels can’t compete as they face elimination from the global energy mix.   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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Disney just got closer to nailing life-like androids

Disney just got closer to nailing life-like androids

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Noone would take one of today’s robots for a human, so Disney’s development teams have been zeroing in on the fine details to close the gap.   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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South Park creators announce the world’s first DeepFake sattire TV show

South Park creators announce the world’s first DeepFake sattire TV show

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF DeepFakes and synthetic content will continue to redefine how we make content and the tools we use to make it.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Wherever you look at the moment...

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Uber used AI to automatically fire drivers and now they’re going to court

Uber used AI to automatically fire drivers and now they’re going to court

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today your boss is human, probably, but tomorrow he or she could be an Artificial Intelligence.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. “You’re fired!” so said Donald Trump during his days heading...

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A UK entrepreneur made diamonds from nothing but air

A UK entrepreneur made diamonds from nothing but air

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Real diamonds leave open scars in the Earth and workers suffer to extract them, but these new diamonds are the ultimate in eco-friendly alternatives.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Diamonds, it...

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Virtual star and singer Lil Miquela unveils her debut US single Not Mine

Virtual star and singer Lil Miquela unveils her debut US single Not Mine

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future your little wanna be pop stars are going to have to compete with virtual stars …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. America could soon be getting a new...

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Z Machine generates six times the world’s energy to create a White Dwarf star on Earth

Z Machine generates six times the world’s energy to create a White Dwarf star on Earth

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The technology we’re developing as a society is increasingly making sci-fi look tame, and we are only just beginning.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. In the past few years we’ve done...

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Futurist Keynote: The Future of Customer Experience, LinkedIn

Futurist Keynote: The Future of Customer Experience, LinkedIn

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF New sci-fi like technologies are changing the customer experience like never before, and there’s plenty still to come.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Firstly, thank you to Ana and the amazing...

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Futurist Keynote, USA: Unleash your Exponential Potential, Ingram Micro

Futurist Keynote, USA: Unleash your Exponential Potential, Ingram Micro

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Technology will soon help you unleash your exponential potential, and all you have to do is change your perspective.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Firstly, thank you to Holly and the...

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Energy scavenging nano tech generates energy from everything

Energy scavenging nano tech generates energy from everything

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We have an abundance of energy, and now we have the tech to tap into it – no matter where it is.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Imagine a mobile phone...

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Riot built the world’s most awesome mixed reality E-Sports stage using Mandalorian tech

Riot built the world’s most awesome mixed reality E-Sports stage using Mandalorian tech

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Events are changing in a big way, and the Covid-19 lockdowns have encouraged some companies to really push the limits of what’s technologically 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. Events are...

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A GPT-3 bot posted comments on Reddit all week and users approved

A GPT-3 bot posted comments on Reddit all week and users approved

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As Artificial Intelligence improves it’s going to be increasingly difficult to distinguish human made content from machine generated, or “fake” content and that will be an issue …   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch...

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