5G and Smart City sensor networks could give autonomous vehicles collective perception

5G and Smart City sensor networks could give autonomous vehicles collective perception

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Vehicles and other city infrastructure could share information about their environments and end up with collective perception to make the streets safer.   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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Ocean Cleanup ships could be powered with the plastic they recover from the ocean

Ocean Cleanup ships could be powered with the plastic they recover from the ocean

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF It would be rather ironic if plastic helped fuel the ships that are collecting plastic from the oceans but that’s possible …   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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Futurist Keynote, Philippines: The Future of Exponential Innovation, Philippines Govt.

Futurist Keynote, Philippines: The Future of Exponential Innovation, Philippines Govt.

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Machines and ai can now innovate new products and content at a reasonable level, and they can do it billions of times faster than humans.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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HTC unveil their latest “slimline” VR glasses to conquer the Metaverse

HTC unveil their latest “slimline” VR glasses to conquer the Metaverse

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF VR headsets are getting smaller and slimmer and it’s only a matter of time now before we see the first VR glasses.   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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This new quantum material mimics rare earth compounds

This new quantum material mimics rare earth compounds

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Rare Earths are in high demand, rare, and controlled by just a few countries so governments everywhere want to find new materials to replace them.   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 penny size computer monitors bone health in vivo

New penny size computer monitors bone health in vivo

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you’ve got osteoporosis or have broken a bone then this could revolutionise your treatments …   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. “As a surgeon,...

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Aker Offshore to create the world’s first wind turbine recycling plant

Aker Offshore to create the world’s first wind turbine recycling plant

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF At some point in the future all the renewable generation systems we’re building will go end of life, and noone wants it all to end up in landfill …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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Futurist Keynote, Sweden: The Future of Mobility 2030, ME

Futurist Keynote, Sweden: The Future of Mobility 2030, ME

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The entire transport industry is being disrupted, and in some very surprising ways …   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. Firstly, thanks to Delaine at...

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Featured Futurist: In A 5G Future Physical Work Won’t Require Your Physical Presence, Forbes

Featured Futurist: In A 5G Future Physical Work Won’t Require Your Physical Presence, Forbes

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Technology decentralises products and services, and now it’s decentralising all manner of jobs that previously could only be done if people were physically present.   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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New wearable catches cancer cells directly from your bloodstream

New wearable catches cancer cells directly from your bloodstream

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This is the cancer equivalent of 24/7 monitoring of patients cancers and treatments, and it’s a historic milestone.   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. While...

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If satellites can withstand 10,000G then Spintronics can fling them into space

If satellites can withstand 10,000G then Spintronics can fling them into space

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Why use rockets to get stuff into space when you can literally fling it out of a centrifuge?!   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. For...

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This new brain implant lets blind patients see without eyes

This new brain implant lets blind patients see without eyes

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Increasingly we’re able to use technology to bypass people’s eyes and let them see, and yes it’s as sci-fi as it sounds.   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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Michigan to build America’s first wireless electric vehicle charging road

Michigan to build America’s first wireless electric vehicle charging road

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future EV’s will be wirelessly charged, and might not even need batteries.   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. Michigan was one of the...

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Bioartificial kidney aces tests and could one day replace dialysis

Bioartificial kidney aces tests and could one day replace dialysis

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By combining human cells and mechanical components researchers have created a new kind of hybrid human organ that works as well as the real thing.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Swedish firm creates the world’s first fully recycled Lithium Ion battery

Swedish firm creates the world’s first fully recycled Lithium Ion battery

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In ten years time the world will be inundated with old EV Lithium Ion batteries – and now we have a way to recycle them.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Futurist Keynote, UK: Life in 2069, Samsung

Futurist Keynote, UK: Life in 2069, Samsung

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The future won’t just be a more modern version of today’s reality, it’ll be sci-fi on steroids.   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. Firstly, thanks...

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Futurist Keynote, China: The Future of Aluminium 2030, AZ China

Futurist Keynote, China: The Future of Aluminium 2030, AZ China

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Aluminium is one of the Earth’s most common minerals but now AI’s are designing alloys, new use cases are emerging, and it’s all going green …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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Ship based reactor could convert ocean based plastic into diesel fuel

Ship based reactor could convert ocean based plastic into diesel fuel

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There are lots of ways to create carbon neutral fuels, and this is another example of one that solves two problems at once…   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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Pfizer’s new COVID-19 pill cuts hospitalisations by 90 percent

Pfizer’s new COVID-19 pill cuts hospitalisations by 90 percent

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We have a whole host of new ways to prevent and treat disease, and now they’re all being used to target the pandemic.   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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Repairing damaged photos becomes a breeze thanks to Nvidia AI

Repairing damaged photos becomes a breeze thanks to Nvidia AI

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI is getting a lot better at creating synthetic imagery and this also means you can now easily repair your own damaged pictures.   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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