New breakthrough lets scuba divers text one another underwater

New breakthrough lets scuba divers text one another underwater

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Scuba divers still rely on crude hand signals, but now thanks to a new communications technology they can text one another and it’s a game changer.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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Telsa vehicles will soon be connected to SpaceX’s global space internet system

Telsa vehicles will soon be connected to SpaceX’s global space internet system

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Elon Musk has announced on Twitter that all Teslas will soon be using his space based satellite communications system to connect to the internet.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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T-Mobile and SpaceX team up to end mobile dead zones in the USA

T-Mobile and SpaceX team up to end mobile dead zones in the USA

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By creating a hybrid service T-Mobile can now use StarLink’s satellite internet systems to offer mobile coverage to every inch of the US.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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FCC finally authorises SpaceX to roll out satellite broadband to anything that moves

FCC finally authorises SpaceX to roll out satellite broadband to anything that moves

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The future of communications could be purely space based and Elon Musk is building a $100 billion business off of it.   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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Blistering new broadband speed record clocks over 1 Petabit per second

Blistering new broadband speed record clocks over 1 Petabit per second

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Things are fast today, but compared to what’s coming we’re running at a snails pace …!   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. Researchers in Japan...

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Space based communication company Starlink just signed its first airline customer

Space based communication company Starlink just signed its first airline customer

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This is disruption in motion, and it won’t be long before other airlines and regions of the world ditch their current telco’s and sign up with Elon Musk’s Starlink.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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Blockchain could help autonomous swarms of drones and robots communicate securely

Blockchain could help autonomous swarms of drones and robots communicate securely

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As more devices and robots talk to one another directly we need to find new ways to secure their communications, and blockchain is ideal …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Elon Musk’s Starlink space internet system brings 500Mbps to anywhere on Earth

Elon Musk’s Starlink space internet system brings 500Mbps to anywhere on Earth

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you live anywhere that doesn’t have great, or any, internet connectivity then this is for you as space internet systems help finally connect everyone on the planet.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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Researchers made the world’s smallest antenna out of DNA

Researchers made the world’s smallest antenna out of DNA

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF One day everything will be connected – even your cells and this is the tech that could do it …!   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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World’s first WiFi 7 demo shows of blazing fast next gen speeds

World’s first WiFi 7 demo shows of blazing fast next gen speeds

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF You love content, your kids love content, your old wifi router sucks and everything buffers. WiFi 7 restores bliss.   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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The world’s first commercial quantum network is being built in London

The world’s first commercial quantum network is being built in London

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hackers want to steal data and eavesdrop on communications, quantum networks make that almost impossible.   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. Quantum networks, which are...

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Viettel 5G network in Vietnam smashes world records to hit 4.7Gbps speeds

Viettel 5G network in Vietnam smashes world records to hit 4.7Gbps speeds

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In time almost all new technologies improve in performance and this is a staggering new speed record for 5G networks.   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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Researchers have flown the world’s smallest flying computers

Researchers have flown the world’s smallest flying computers

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Flying computers, or Smart Dust, has applications in environmental monitoring and elsewhere.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. As though microchips, which are now almost as small as a grain of dust,...

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Researchers networked animal brains together to create an organic computer

Researchers networked animal brains together to create an organic computer

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF People have always said the brain is like a giant computer, and now we can network them together just like computers.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Imagine a future where computers...

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Researchers extend the range of super speed 5G mmWave with lasers

Researchers extend the range of super speed 5G mmWave with lasers

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The distance that mmWave 5G signals can travel to deliver super fast speeds is really short and unreliable – this is one solution to that problem.   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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Japan sets a crazy new internet speed record at  319 terabits per second

Japan sets a crazy new internet speed record at 319 terabits per second

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The world’s thirst for internet speeds is only going one way, now Japanese scientists just bust internet speed the record.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Ever wonder why the internet, as...

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Scientists use ultrasound to remotely read the minds of monkeys

Scientists use ultrasound to remotely read the minds of monkeys

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This is the first time scientists have used ultrasound to read the minds of primates.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. First, a quick recap … In time all technologies, including sensors,...

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Researchers break the speed limit to bring 5G to the Internet of Things

Researchers break the speed limit to bring 5G to the Internet of Things

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The future will contain lots of smart things and smart sensors – and they’ll all want to talk to one 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. Researchers in the US have...

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Halo launches the first 5G tele-operated driverless car service in Las Vegas

Halo launches the first 5G tele-operated driverless car service in Las Vegas

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Even the best self-driving cars are only a Category 2, out of 5, so if you want a truly driverless car then this is as close as you’ll get for now.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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SpaceX say they’ll be able to provide internet anywhere on Earth by September

SpaceX say they’ll be able to provide internet anywhere on Earth by September

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF SpaceX’s ambitious Starlink communications project is smashing all expectations and every record, and it shows no signs of slowing down.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Starlink, the satellite internet unit of...

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