Telekinetic and telepathic materials open the door to mental wierdness

Telekinetic and telepathic materials open the door to mental wierdness

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When it comes to materials we think of them as static dumb things but that’s changing.   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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This new drone swarm speeds through forests with unprecedented ease

This new drone swarm speeds through forests with unprecedented ease

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This technological leap shows just how far drone and autonomous navigation and manoeuvrability tech has come in just a few years.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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AI and 6G will form the bedrock of China’s first hypersonic missile defence system

AI and 6G will form the bedrock of China’s first hypersonic missile defence system

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hypersonic weapons and vehicles move so fast that conventional defense systems are useless, and increasingly new technologies are needed to defend against them …   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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China touts an AI that can design its own hypersonic weapons

China touts an AI that can design its own hypersonic weapons

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Creative Machines that can design and innovate everything from new chemical weapons to rockets, and of course computer chips, are already here, but one that designs hypersonic weapons is a new twist on the tech.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future...

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6G takes on a new roll helping China create better hypersonic weapons systems

6G takes on a new roll helping China create better hypersonic weapons systems

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF China is pulling ahead of other countries in the development and use of 6G technology which should start commercialising around 2028.   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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China’s new digital currency comes with an expiry date for better and worse

China’s new digital currency comes with an expiry date for better and worse

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As we enter the era of digital programmable money China has now started introducing money that expires, and it can be used to stimulate the economy or just make activists pennyless …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with...

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World first as Chinese researchers power a high speed MAGLEV train wirelessly

World first as Chinese researchers power a high speed MAGLEV train wirelessly

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Wirelessly charging your smartphone is easy, but wirelessly charging an electric train moving at over 600kmh is an entirely different proposition.   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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Chinese researchers show off transistor gates that are just one carbon atom wide

Chinese researchers show off transistor gates that are just one carbon atom wide

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Transistors are getting smaller, but there are limits, and increasingly it’s the Chinese who are pushing those limits.   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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China plays catch up as AI trounces PLA’s best fighter pilots in simulated combat

China plays catch up as AI trounces PLA’s best fighter pilots in simulated combat

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Every country says they will never engage in fully autonomous war or develop fully autonomous military AI, but frankly that’s .   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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Vivo patent shows a smartphone with its own built in flying drone camera

Vivo patent shows a smartphone with its own built in flying drone camera

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Drone cameras give users a new take on life as tech miniaturises concepts like this become increasingly feasible.   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. Everyone...

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China’s national digital currency is now available on WeChat

China’s national digital currency is now available on WeChat

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Future national currencies will be digital, and China is in the lead to create one …   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. It’s been announced...

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First of a kind Chinese smart city to put AI in control of meeting citizen’s needs

First of a kind Chinese smart city to put AI in control of meeting citizen’s needs

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There is a difference between managing a smart city and being responsible for meeting the needs of that city’s residents and now AI is doing both.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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Non invasive wearable tech monitors cholesterol levels through the skin

Non invasive wearable tech monitors cholesterol levels through the skin

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Cholesterol can be a killer but detecting and measuring it is normally invasive and tricky, but soon your smart watch could measure it for you.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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China’s GAC Group first to unveil an electric car with a 1,000km range

China’s GAC Group first to unveil an electric car with a 1,000km range

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF People with electric cars often talk about range anxiety, but this latest EV from China smashes it out the park.   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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In a world first Chinese hackers spoofed biometric authentication systems to steal $76 Million

In a world first Chinese hackers spoofed biometric authentication systems to steal $76 Million

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF You can change your password but you can’t change your face… and biometric authentication systems are now being hacked at scale.   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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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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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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The future of retail could be virtual malls and shoppable video

The future of retail could be virtual malls and shoppable video

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The world of retail is changing in all kinds of 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. His company, Hong Kong Television Network, makes...

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China’s hypersonic missile circled Earth at 21,000mph and smashed its target

China’s hypersonic missile circled Earth at 21,000mph and smashed its target

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hypersonic weapons change the global balance of military power, and China and Russia are way ahead of the 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 a keynote, or browse my blog....

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