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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Privacy advocates cry foul after WEF publishes plans for personal carbon tracking

Privacy advocates cry foul after WEF publishes plans for personal carbon tracking

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Some people want to know what their carbon footprint is, and we have the technology to track it, but the initiative’s seen as another major privacy invasion by some.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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Scientists cram millions of years of evolution into months with chromosome level re-engineering

Scientists cram millions of years of evolution into months with chromosome level re-engineering

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to genetically re-engineer chromosomes is the genetic equivalent of being able to re-write the paragraphs of a book all at once and is revolutionary.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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China’s latest anti-stealth metric wave radar is the size of a clothes rack

China’s latest anti-stealth metric wave radar is the size of a clothes rack

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Anti stealth radar systems used to be huge, then came quantum radar which unmasks even the best stealth weapons, and now these new systems are getting portable.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...

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China’s hybrid supersonic weapon flies like a missile and swims like a torpedo

China’s hybrid supersonic weapon flies like a missile and swims like a torpedo

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF China is developing technology that goes beyond the bleeding edge and most of their latest weapons are hybrid mixtures of forms and formats which should put their enemies on alert.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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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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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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Telekinetic and telepathic materials open the door to mental weirdness

Telekinetic and telepathic materials open the door to mental weirdness

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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