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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China lays the groundwork to build giant spacecraft that are miles long

China lays the groundwork to build giant spacecraft that are miles long

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF One day we will build megastructures in space, but first we have to figure out how …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Think of the world’s longest vehicle and you would...

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With over 4,200 virtual shops Hong Kongs largest virtual mall eyes expansion

With over 4,200 virtual shops Hong Kongs largest virtual mall eyes expansion

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As we look to a future which is increasingly digital and virtual shopping and shopping malls are getting their own make overs.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Think of shopping malls...

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China’s EAST nuclear fusion reactor smashes two world records

China’s EAST nuclear fusion reactor smashes two world records

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Fusion has always been seen as the energy of the future, and slowly it’s getting closer.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Around the world the quest to create the world’s first...

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China is developing hypersonic UCAV swarms to overcome missile defenses

China is developing hypersonic UCAV swarms to overcome missile defenses

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Trying to destroy one hypersonic weapon is hard enough – trying to overcome a swarm is currently impossible …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Hypersonic weapons, which because of their speed...

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China adds the finishing touches to the world’s first Thorium Reactor

China adds the finishing touches to the world’s first Thorium Reactor

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Thorium Reactors are by far the safest kind of nuclear reactor – but developing them has been incredibly hard. Until Now.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. India has been pursuing them...

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Heatherwick’s autonomous EV concept also cleans up polluted city air

Heatherwick’s autonomous EV concept also cleans up polluted city air

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Turning our cars into a giant network of air purifiers might help move the dial on urban pollution …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Recently Elon Musk launched a $100 Million...

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The future of power is transcontinental supergrids that connect the world’s energy supplies

The future of power is transcontinental supergrids that connect the world’s energy supplies

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today if you generate electricity in one part of the world you can’t transport it to any other place in the world – supergrids are a paradigm shift.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote,...

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China’s Mach 30 wind tunnel could put them decades ahead in hypersonic technology

China’s Mach 30 wind tunnel could put them decades ahead in hypersonic technology

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The future of everything is fast – and this is the world’s fastest and most brutal wind tunnel which will let China test new hypersonic concepts.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog....

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Researchers create a cyborg rat that can be controlled with human mind control

Researchers create a cyborg rat that can be controlled with human mind control

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We are slowly unlocking the mysteries of the mind – and now we’re starting to explore the limits …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Everyone loves rats – even if they’re...

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China launches its first quantum computer operating system

China launches its first quantum computer operating system

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF China wants to have technological superiority and self-reliance by 2035, this is another step on that journey.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. A Chinese startup has launched the country’s first homegrown...

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Chinese firm gets closer to putting a $5,000 quantum computer on students desks

Chinese firm gets closer to putting a $5,000 quantum computer on students desks

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum computing is the next generation of ultra powerful computing, and soon students could get their own desktop versions.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. A Chinese start-up has unveiled plans to...

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China says its new digital currency will be an insurance policy in case tech giants fail

China says its new digital currency will be an insurance policy in case tech giants fail

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Tech giants are increasingly powerful and interwoven with society, and the Chinese government is making contingency plans in case they fail.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. China has been at the...

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Bitcoin is helping human rights activists avoid government crack downs

Bitcoin is helping human rights activists avoid government crack downs

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you want to suppress people you do two things – send in the military and cut off their funding, and Bitcoin is making the latter harder.   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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