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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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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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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Old oil wells are finding new life as Hydrogen fuel sources thanks to these bacteria

Old oil wells are finding new life as Hydrogen fuel sources thanks to these bacteria

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Once oil wells are tapped out they’re capped, but now they’re getting a new lease of life after bacteria injected into them turn them into green hydrogen fuel sources.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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Mini brains grown from human neurons have learned how to play Pong

Mini brains grown from human neurons have learned how to play Pong

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We are complex organisms, but our bodies are made up of all manner of equally complex parts which continue to surprise us.   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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Researchers replace blood tests with a 5 second pulse of light to detect Malaria

Researchers replace blood tests with a 5 second pulse of light to detect Malaria

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By being able to replace blood tests with a pulse of light from a smartphone connected device researchers have just made a major breakthrough.   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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From AI lawyers to AI judges courts are embracing tech for better and worse

From AI lawyers to AI judges courts are embracing tech for better and worse

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF What would happen if your AI lawyers case was heard by a biased AI judge? And other questions noone has answers to yet …   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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Quantum hard drives could help create quantum telescopes hundreds of kilometers wide

Quantum hard drives could help create quantum telescopes hundreds of kilometers wide

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF New technologies are unlocking the secrets of the universe in new ways, and we are just getting started with what’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 a keynote,...

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Researchers have replaced concrete aggregate with rubber in world first

Researchers have replaced concrete aggregate with rubber in world first

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Rubber is a natural companion to concrete that can help extent its longevity, but until now the two haven’t been able to be used together.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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Diamond based quantum computers paired with supercomputers for the first time

Diamond based quantum computers paired with supercomputers for the first time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There are some workloads supercomputers are better at, and there are other workloads, like optimisation problems, that quantum computers are great at – now researchers have the best of both worlds.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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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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Australia’s ANZ Bank becomes the world’s first bank to mint its own crypto Stablecoins

Australia’s ANZ Bank becomes the world’s first bank to mint its own crypto Stablecoins

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Money is changing. Alot. And this is both giving governments new opportunities and freaking them all 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 a keynote, or browse my blog. Australia and...

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Australia’s central bank is sceptical on a digital currency, but signals that could change

Australia’s central bank is sceptical on a digital currency, but signals that could change

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Countries are creating their own digital currencies to replace their traditional ones, but some are still unsure …   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...

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Neumann Space successfully turns space junk into space fuel for satellites

Neumann Space successfully turns space junk into space fuel for satellites

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There’s plenty of junk in space, and if it can be turned into fuel then it will kill two birds with one stone.   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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Silicon based quantum computing surpasses 99 percent accuracy for the first time

Silicon based quantum computing surpasses 99 percent accuracy for the first time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Most quantum computers are big but not accurate, the holy grail for the industry are systems that are both.   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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Proof of concept verifies quantum batteries that never loose their charge

Proof of concept verifies quantum batteries that never loose their charge

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When it comes to the weird world of quantum batteries not only do they have infinite charge but the bigger the battery the faster it charges …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...

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Airspeeder carries out the world’s first eVTOL drag race in Oz

Airspeeder carries out the world’s first eVTOL drag race in Oz

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Any time anyone creates a new vehicle invariably someone wants to race them and create a new sport.   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. Around...

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These tiny bio-electronic implants could treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

These tiny bio-electronic implants could treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Lots of people have rheumatoid arthritis and it’s a painful condition to have, but now new bioelectronic implants could eliminate most of that pain.   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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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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Research of billions of links shows the internet is both shrinking and expanding

Research of billions of links shows the internet is both shrinking and expanding

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The internet is increasingly our second, if not our first, home – and changes to it affect all of us in one way or another.   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...

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