Researchers used AI to discover a powerful new Cancer drug in 30 days

Researchers used AI to discover a powerful new Cancer drug in 30 days

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As humans and AI continue to crack the secrets of biology one day we could see AI create instant cures and treatments for diseases.   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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ChatGPT listed as an author on research papers and scientists disapprove

ChatGPT listed as an author on research papers and scientists disapprove

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As the text writing bot ChatGPT takes on the world more people are getting unhappy about it and now it’s the scientists turn.   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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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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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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McDonalds opens it’s first mostly automated restaurant in Texas

McDonalds opens it’s first mostly automated restaurant in Texas

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF One day all McDonalds could be fully automated …   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. One day your local McDonalds could be a so called...

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OpenAI’s conversational ChatGPT AI is over confident but otherwise brilliant

OpenAI’s conversational ChatGPT AI is over confident but otherwise brilliant

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Increasingly people can type text into an AI and the AI will auto-generate all kinds of content, from articles and scientific papers to code and even drugs …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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Google now sees a time when coding will be automated, rolls out AlphaCode

Google now sees a time when coding will be automated, rolls out AlphaCode

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Google can now see a time when coding is automated and human programmers “solve harder challenges.”   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 I’ve been...

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Legislators vote to let San Francisco police use robots to remotely kill suspects

Legislators vote to let San Francisco police use robots to remotely kill suspects

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In a controversial move San Fransisco police can now use robots to remotely kill suspects in extreme situations.   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. Even...

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The world’s first tunnel dug by an autonomous robot swarm was just completed in the UK

The world’s first tunnel dug by an autonomous robot swarm was just completed in the UK

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today digging tunnels is slow – as slow as a snail – but this new method makes it exponentially faster and cheaper opening up all manner of possibilities.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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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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Shutterstock to start selling AI-generated art and compensate human artists

Shutterstock to start selling AI-generated art and compensate human artists

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If AI can create the images, videos, and content you need then why do you, or Shutterstock, need human artists and photographers? Clue… you don’t, and that’s freaking people out.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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First of a kind study shows humans and AI are better together when it comes to work

First of a kind study shows humans and AI are better together when it comes to work

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We hear all the time how AI and robots will replace all our jobs but not how it will help us become super humans at work, this is a great experiment …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with...

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Metaphysic wows US AGT judges with their digital deepfake human synths

Metaphysic wows US AGT judges with their digital deepfake human synths

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future will we need human actors, artists, entertainers, pop stars, writers and and and … ? And if not then what?   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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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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The worlds first virtual CEO takes the reigns at a Chinese gaming company

The worlds first virtual CEO takes the reigns at a Chinese gaming company

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Why should it be humans that run companies, especially when some of us are good at running those companies into the ground? Now it’s AI and the robots turn.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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An AI backed party in Denmark is running for election in 2023

An AI backed party in Denmark is running for election in 2023

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI is already used by mainstream political parties to formulate policies and insights, but it’s also increasingly being used to create new AI political leaders and ministers.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...

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China is using autonomous 3D printers and robots to print a giant hydroelectric dam

China is using autonomous 3D printers and robots to print a giant hydroelectric dam

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF China has huge ambitions to be able to print buildings, and this is its biggest project so far.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends, ...

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DAO’s could change how we all work and how we’re all paid

DAO’s could change how we all work and how we’re all paid

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When looking at the future of work most people look at the “work” not at the company structures we work for but that’s where the real innovation is coming from.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof...

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Amazon unveils its new range of fully autonomous warehouse robots

Amazon unveils its new range of fully autonomous warehouse robots

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Amazon faces a worker shortage and cost pressures so it’s trying to solve both with robots.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote,...

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Hyundai’s giant autonomous cargo ship just completed a trip across the ocean

Hyundai’s giant autonomous cargo ship just completed a trip across the ocean

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This is the first time a large cargo ship has autonomously traversed an ocean, and even though it had some help it’ll soon become the industry’s future.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses...

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