Bulgari’s immersive NFT art installation experiments with algorithms and crypto art

Bulgari’s immersive NFT art installation experiments with algorithms and crypto art

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF NFT’s and Web 3.0 represent a new kind of global economy, a phydigital economy, where real and digital products sit alongside each other and compliment one another.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...

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Sony and co form an alliance to use blockchain tech to fight DeepFakes

Sony and co form an alliance to use blockchain tech to fight DeepFakes

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Some deepfakes are meant for fun, others are meant to spread lies, disinformation, and weaponise society against itself so new tools are needed to detect them.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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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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These smart electric chopsticks change the flavour of your food on demand

These smart electric chopsticks change the flavour of your food on demand

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF On the one hand these could help people eat healthier by changing the flavour of food to make it taste nicer, on the other they could have applications in the metaverse …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with...

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Iron Beam laser weapon counters multiple drone threats in live fire tests

Iron Beam laser weapon counters multiple drone threats in live fire tests

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The future of warfare will include laser weapons and many sci-fi fans will rejoice …   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. Rafael has successfully tested...

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A new ultra lightweight hydrogen fuel tank could make jet fuel obsolete

A new ultra lightweight hydrogen fuel tank could make jet fuel obsolete

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hydrogen fuels tanks aren’t sexy but if you want to replace jet fuel with greener energy alternatives then making them light is crucial, so this is a milestone.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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Futurist Keynote, Germany: The Future of Shipping and Trade, HPA

Futurist Keynote, Germany: The Future of Shipping and Trade, HPA

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In this keynote Matthew Griffin shares how technology is already and will continue to change the future of the shipping industry and global trade.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and...

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Stanfords new solar panels work at night and there’s more to come

Stanfords new solar panels work at night and there’s more to come

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We are told solar panels only generate electricity when it’s sunny, but for researchers around the world that hasn’t been true for years.   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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This astronaut riding a horse shows AI is getting better at creating synthetic content

This astronaut riding a horse shows AI is getting better at creating synthetic content

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you told a human artist to create a picture of an astronaut riding a horse they’d be able to do it, but up until now context has been very hard for AI to grasp.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future...

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This new super alloy from NASA could revolutionise hypersonic flight

This new super alloy from NASA could revolutionise hypersonic flight

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As aircraft and rockets, as well as other things, get faster and more demands are put on them we need new materials that can handle the temperatures and stresses.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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State actors weaponise DeepFakes to try and change the course of the Ukraine war

State actors weaponise DeepFakes to try and change the course of the Ukraine war

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When you can no longer trust the information you see, and when technology lets you create fake people and fake content, the fabric of society starts to unravel.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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The UK starts talks with SpaceX to launch a $20 Bn solar power station into orbit

The UK starts talks with SpaceX to launch a $20 Bn solar power station into orbit

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Solar panels are affected by cloud and other environmental conditions like dust, but in space solar power stations would be free from these challenges and could generate alot more constant electricity.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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Featured Futurist: The Jobs of 2040, Telegraph

Featured Futurist: The Jobs of 2040, Telegraph

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Technology has always automated away human jobs but it has also led to a fantastic growth in new jobs, in this feature article with the Telegraph Matthew Griffin explore what those future jobs could be.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future...

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Futurist Keynote: The Future of Entrepreneurship in a Sci-Fi World, 1BW

Futurist Keynote: The Future of Entrepreneurship in a Sci-Fi World, 1BW

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In this session keynote speaker Matthew Griffin discusses the critical thinking and skills entrepreneurs and want to be entrepreneurs need to launch and grow their business in a world where the old rules of business generally no longer apply.   Love the Exponential Future? Join...

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Jack Dorsey wants Elon Musk to turn Twitter into a protocol not a company

Jack Dorsey wants Elon Musk to turn Twitter into a protocol not a company

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Future companies won’t look anything like the companies of today in the way they operate and scale, and this is a great example of future thinking.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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Record breaking US military test takes beaming energy long distance to a new level

Record breaking US military test takes beaming energy long distance to a new level

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Beaming electricity means you don’t need energy infrastructure and has lots of benefits, this was a ground breaking test.   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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Space based communication company Starlink just signed its first airline customer

Space based communication company Starlink just signed its first airline customer

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This is disruption in motion, and it won’t be long before other airlines and regions of the world ditch their current telco’s and sign up with Elon Musk’s Starlink.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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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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Huupe unveils its interactive smart basketball hoop complete with Netflix

Huupe unveils its interactive smart basketball hoop complete with Netflix

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As physical sports and entertainment merge with digital and virtual forms companies are experimenting with bringing new experiences to the courts.   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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Adidas jumps into the world of NFTs with Bored Ape Yacht Club

Adidas jumps into the world of NFTs with Bored Ape Yacht Club

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The Metaverse and NFT’s represent a new $13 Trillion economy, and companies are experimenting with it.   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. Adidas has announced...

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