Scientists have found a way to break down Forever Chemicals

Scientists have found a way to break down Forever Chemicals

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Some chemicals either never break down or take millennia but now we have a way to break them down on demand using a new method.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Meta’s AI can now turn your text prompts into synthetic video on demand

Meta’s AI can now turn your text prompts into synthetic video on demand

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Imagine being able to create videos by just typing what you want them to be. That’s what Meta’s latest tech does, and it’s only going to get better in the future.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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An AI artist just won one of the biggest art competitions in the US

An AI artist just won one of the biggest art competitions in the US

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF It used to be the case that if you couldn’t create art then you didn’t do art, but now if you can type you can make award winning art thanks to AI.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with...

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Google trials new home robots that do your bidding and your housework

Google trials new home robots that do your bidding and your housework

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As AI gets more robust and better at handling everyday tasks Google is setting its sights on your home as their next frontier.   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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Germany is building colossal urban thermos flasks to heat homes this winter

Germany is building colossal urban thermos flasks to heat homes this winter

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its weaponisation of energy supplies has left Europe short of vital gas supplies so countries are finding new innovative ways to keep their citizens warm this winter.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with...

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Ultra tough diamond glass gets ready to annihilate Gorilla Glass

Ultra tough diamond glass gets ready to annihilate Gorilla Glass

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As we find new easier and cheaper ways to produce companies in the sector are getting ready to revolutionise everything from computer chips to glass.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Innovative floating deep sea vertical axis turbines to hit Norway’s coast in 2023

Innovative floating deep sea vertical axis turbines to hit Norway’s coast in 2023

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By creating a vertical axis wind turbine this company believes it can create some of the most powerful and efficient wind turbines on the planet.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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This UK startup lets you buy a literal invisibility shield

This UK startup lets you buy a literal invisibility shield

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Metamaterials and lensing technologies are wierd and invisibility shields are just the beginning of their wierdness.   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. Nearly all of...

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BCG estimates the token economy will hit $17 Trillion by 2030

BCG estimates the token economy will hit $17 Trillion by 2030

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Most people aren’t familiar with the token economy, but some say it could be bigger than the entire global economy is today so you should get a POV on it.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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Ethereum completes The Merge to cut energy use by over 99 percent

Ethereum completes The Merge to cut energy use by over 99 percent

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Crypto mining is now using more energy than many countries and it’s unsustainable so Ethereum has move to POS to reduce energy use in a move that might also help DeFi establish itself.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself...

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Walmart starts offering checking accounts as it eyes bank domination

Walmart starts offering checking accounts as it eyes bank domination

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As we continue to see both technology and industry convergence this move is just the latest that demonstrates new competitors are everywhere.   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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Vertically farmed rice opens the door to guaranteed food security in Singapore

Vertically farmed rice opens the door to guaranteed food security in Singapore

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Finally researchers have been able to grow a global staple crop in vertical farms and it opens the door for more and a food revolution.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Visa Tokens hit 4 Billion to surpass the number of physical cards in circulation

Visa Tokens hit 4 Billion to surpass the number of physical cards in circulation

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Everything gets digitised and credit cards are no exception, but now VISA has issued more tokens than physical cards in a new milestone.   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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Dev creates Minecraft in Minecraft that runs Minecraft in parallel worlds conundrum

Dev creates Minecraft in Minecraft that runs Minecraft in parallel worlds conundrum

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF What happens when virtual computers running “Metaverse worlds” can be used to run virtual computers running Metaverse worlds ad infinitum? This is the ultimate parallel universe dilemma …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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Scammers burn crypto and re-configure smart contracts to steal millions

Scammers burn crypto and re-configure smart contracts to steal millions

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When scammers re-configure crypto and blockchain smart contracts your money is gone forever the instant you transfer 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. 2021...

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Synthetic diamonds could help extend the Moore’s Law Era

Synthetic diamonds could help extend the Moore’s Law Era

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Moore’s Law is slowing, because of both commercial and technical reasons, but diamonds are a semi-conductor company’s best friends …   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...

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The US Digital Dollar Project finally gets a sandbox launch

The US Digital Dollar Project finally gets a sandbox launch

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future your country’s cash could be digital, a game changer that would allow real time economic monitoring and much more.   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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New breakthrough lets scuba divers text one another underwater

New breakthrough lets scuba divers text one another underwater

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Scuba divers still rely on crude hand signals, but now thanks to a new communications technology they can text one another and it’s a game changer.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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Deadly brain tumours in mice completely destroyed for the first time

Deadly brain tumours in mice completely destroyed for the first time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Brain tumours are very hard to treat and often deadly, but there is hope on the far horizon that this will not always be the case.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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This Mach 5 jet from Hermeus could be the first to have a 3D printed body

This Mach 5 jet from Hermeus could be the first to have a 3D printed body

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF 3D printing is a revolutionary manufacturing technology, and it is already transforming everything from materials, food, and human organ transplants, to everyday items.   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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