Google steps up it’s AI text to image game to fight off the competition

Google steps up it’s AI text to image game to fight off the competition

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Google has a fantastic AI bench, but it’s being outgunned and out marketed by you know who and that’s freaking them out.   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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Jetopera’s bladeless eVTOL aircraft targets 0.8 Mach

Jetopera’s bladeless eVTOL aircraft targets 0.8 Mach

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Bladeless VTOL aircraft make a lot more sense than prop based ones, but getting the technology right is very hard.   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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China’s CSSC unveils a wind turbine so big it can power 89,000 homes

China’s CSSC unveils a wind turbine so big it can power 89,000 homes

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There are lots of reasons why bigger wind turbines are better, but as they get bigger soon the blades could be supersonic …   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 new self-healing semiconductor can withstand the radiation of a hundred Suns

This new self-healing semiconductor can withstand the radiation of a hundred Suns

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Radiation destroys electronics, but what if they could heal themselves to run forever?   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 few years ago I talked...

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Microsoft’s VALL-E AI can clone your voice in just three seconds

Microsoft’s VALL-E AI can clone your voice in just three seconds

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Imagine all the times you use your voice, now imagine what would happen if people could clone it – for good and bad …   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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Researchers teleported energy and created negative energy for the first time

Researchers teleported energy and created negative energy for the first time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to literally teleport energy could eliminate the need for energy infrastructure … in about the year 2300!   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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Meta’s AI became an expert in Diplomacy and human gamers weren’t the wiser

Meta’s AI became an expert in Diplomacy and human gamers weren’t the wiser

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Slowly but surely AI is mastering increasingly complex simulations and games, boosting its potential.   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. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has mastered...

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Cyber crooks turn ChatGPT into an unwilling accomplice to create new malware and bots

Cyber crooks turn ChatGPT into an unwilling accomplice to create new malware and bots

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF ChatGPT automates, and therefore makes it easier, to create sophisticated scam bots and new kinds of malware, and this problem’s just getting started.   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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ChatGPT is almost acing the hardest USMLE medical exams in the USA

ChatGPT is almost acing the hardest USMLE medical exams in the USA

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As teachers increasingly worry about how students will use new powerful AI’s to cheat they’re finding out their concerns are justified, and worse.   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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Researchers used a quantum computer to invent a new cooling material

Researchers used a quantum computer to invent a new cooling material

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum computers will one day help us invent and design new things, from materials and drugs, to entire systems, in seconds thereby rapidly accelerating the rate of global innovation and change.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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Thanks to AI your WiFi can now sense when you’re struggling to breathe

Thanks to AI your WiFi can now sense when you’re struggling to breathe

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Often some of the best breakthroughs, but also the oddest in terms of “privacy invasion” come from odd sources …   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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This new water based computer chip brings Terahertz computing in reach

This new water based computer chip brings Terahertz computing in reach

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Terahertz computing is a long held ambition for computing companies, and now this POC brings it in reach … eventually   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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Europe is about to get its first home grown Exascale computer

Europe is about to get its first home grown Exascale computer

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Exascale computing has been a long time coming, and the power of these machines could change human civilisation …   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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This new invention lets doctors see radiation beams in real time

This new invention lets doctors see radiation beams in real time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF How do doctors know if radiation therapy is hitting the right part of the patient or tumor? Well, until now it was “a good guess.”   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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New computer chip transmits all the world’s internet traffic in under a second

New computer chip transmits all the world’s internet traffic in under a second

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We all like speed, right? Well this new computer chip makes warp drive look slow …   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. If you think...

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The latest USAF report says force fields are almost here but they’re not quite sci-fi

The latest USAF report says force fields are almost here but they’re not quite sci-fi

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Force fields are the stuff of sci-fi, and while the US Military thinks they’re more drone like I and others have other ideas …   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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AI is coming to help Hollywood pick future blockbusters

AI is coming to help Hollywood pick future blockbusters

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Humans are pretty rubbish at picking future big blockbusters, and as it turns out AI is twice as good …   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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New Laser on a Chip tech brings holographic smartphones closer to sci-fact

New Laser on a Chip tech brings holographic smartphones closer to sci-fact

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In order for us to run holograms like we see in the movies lots of different technologies have to come together, and they are …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Researchers say you’ll soon be able to run holograms from your smartphone

Researchers say you’ll soon be able to run holograms from your smartphone

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Why live with 2D imagery when you can live life in glorious 3D!?   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. In 1943, Thomas Watson, the president...

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Major fusion breakthrough sees test reactor produce enough net energy to boil a kettle

Major fusion breakthrough sees test reactor produce enough net energy to boil a kettle

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The first fusion plants might generate up to 500Mw of energy, but in a world rapidly switching to renewables is this now too little too late?   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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