Futurist Podcast: The Future of Work, Ingram Micro

Futurist Podcast: The Future of Work, Ingram Micro

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In spite of the negative news about the impact of AI and automation on jobs the future of work has many surprising upsides for humans.   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...

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Ground breaking Chinese quantum computer completes 2.5 billion year task in minutes

Ground breaking Chinese quantum computer completes 2.5 billion year task in minutes

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum computers operate in fundamentally new ways that mean they can perform calculations that would take classical computers billions of years in just minutes.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Earlier in the...

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Futurist Virtual Keynote: Unleashing Future Human Potential, Ingram Micro

Futurist Virtual Keynote: Unleashing Future Human Potential, Ingram Micro

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Many people see AI and automation as a threat to jobs, but change your perspective and it’s also a entrepreneurial opportunity.   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...

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DeepMind’s protein folding AI conquers biology’s 50 year grand challenge

DeepMind’s protein folding AI conquers biology’s 50 year grand challenge

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to accurately model and predict how proteins fold has revolutionary implications for how fast we can create everything from new vaccines to new materials.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Google’s...

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Futurist Virtual Keynote, UAE: Predicting the Disruptive Future, Legal and General

Futurist Virtual Keynote, UAE: Predicting the Disruptive Future, Legal and General

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Disruption is everywhere, and its rate is accelerating, but where companies see threats, savvy investors see opportunities.   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 Gerardo and the teams at Legal...

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First test passengers push Virgin Hyperloop’s 750mph train closer to reality

First test passengers push Virgin Hyperloop’s 750mph train closer to reality

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF New technologies and innovations follow a common pattern, first they’re built, then they’re tested, then they’re regulated and commercialised. This new test moves hyperloops closer to becoming a commercial reality.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch...

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Futurist Fireside Chat: The Future of Infrastructure, KPMG

Futurist Fireside Chat: The Future of Infrastructure, KPMG

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Around the world trillions of dollars are being spent on building infrastructure, but disruption across multiple sectors is forcing a re-think.   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 Kirsty at...

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SpaceX’s latest Starship SN8 test was a huge explosive success

SpaceX’s latest Starship SN8 test was a huge explosive success

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF SpaceX are building one of the world’s largest rockets and despite multiple failures it’s getting closer entering service.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. The path to the future is littered with failures,...

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Canadian gamers made an intriguing dynamic VR game with interactive AI characters

Canadian gamers made an intriguing dynamic VR game with interactive AI characters

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As AI improves it’s going to open up a whole new realm of dynamic entertainment where the content creates itself on the fly, and where the characters are “alive” and “dynamic.”   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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3D printed heart “glove” paves the way for connected hybrid human organs

3D printed heart “glove” paves the way for connected hybrid human organs

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF One day we will be able to 3d print human hearts and organs with embedded electronics that can monitor them and fix them when things go wrong.   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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Futurist Virtual Keynote, USA: Life in 2030, State of California

Futurist Virtual Keynote, USA: Life in 2030, State of California

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Every industry is being disrupted, and for the state of California they see it as a huge opportunity to re-invent themselves and their industries.   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...

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Scientists turned the human body into a data network to advance cyber security

Scientists turned the human body into a data network to advance cyber security

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Security and especially cyber security are all going to need new technologies to keep people and systems safe, and this new “human network” is yet another example of human ingenuity in action.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with...

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Scientists show off the world’s first 3D printed mini human heart

Scientists show off the world’s first 3D printed mini human heart

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Four years ago we could “only” 3D print human heart tissue, now we have a working mini human heart, and by the end of this decade we could have a full sized version that could be transplanted into the first brave patients.   Love the...

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Inventor of the Lithium-Ion battery thinks his glass battery could revolutionise energy

Inventor of the Lithium-Ion battery thinks his glass battery could revolutionise energy

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The world is energy hungry, and the lithium-Ion battery, even though it’s more popular than ever, is showing its age.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. We’ve heard of AI’s made out...

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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin outlines plans for first deliveries to the Moon in 2023

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin outlines plans for first deliveries to the Moon in 2023

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Cheaper access to space is leading to a new race to explore it and commercialise it in new ways.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Amazon is already king of retail. They’re...

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Experimental Cancer vaccine moves to human trials after successful animal trials

Experimental Cancer vaccine moves to human trials after successful animal trials

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Cancer is a disease, and increasingly more of these types of “diseases” can be vaccinated against … and more breakthroughs will 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. This year the global...

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Deepmind’s AI learned to create its own synthetic videos after watching YouTube

Deepmind’s AI learned to create its own synthetic videos after watching YouTube

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI’s are being trained to create all kinds of their own synthetic content, from books to movies, and in time they’ll transform the creative industry.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Perhaps...

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Israeli scientists reversed the human ageing process by 25 years

Israeli scientists reversed the human ageing process by 25 years

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF With enough knowledge and the right tools we can arguably solve most problems – including ageing.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. How old are you? That used to be an easy...

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Strawberry picking robot that out performs human pickers heads to the fields

Strawberry picking robot that out performs human pickers heads to the fields

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Dramatic improvements in AI, machine vision, robotics, and sensors, mean robots are finally matching humans in many tasks.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Over the past few years agricultural robots have...

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Edible electronics tattooed onto your food could track both your food and your health

Edible electronics tattooed onto your food could track both your food and your health

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Electronics are changing, in every way, and that opens up a whole new world of possibilities.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Transferrable tattoos and decal transfers are a familiar part of...

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