This house was just sold as an NFT

This house was just sold as an NFT

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF NFT’s are incredibly versatile and opening up a whole new way to buy all manner of things, from Tweets to houses …   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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Mastercard finally brings crypto trading to banks and the public

Mastercard finally brings crypto trading to banks and the public

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Most people now hold some form of crypto and even though they resisted at first Mastercard has now jumped on the bandwagon to support crypto globally.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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BCG estimates the token economy will hit $17 Trillion by 2030

BCG estimates the token economy will hit $17 Trillion by 2030

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Most people aren’t familiar with the token economy, but some say it could be bigger than the entire global economy is today so you should get a POV on it.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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Ethereum completes The Merge to cut energy use by over 99 percent

Ethereum completes The Merge to cut energy use by over 99 percent

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Crypto mining is now using more energy than many countries and it’s unsustainable so Ethereum has move to POS to reduce energy use in a move that might also help DeFi establish itself.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself...

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Walmart starts offering checking accounts as it eyes bank domination

Walmart starts offering checking accounts as it eyes bank domination

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As we continue to see both technology and industry convergence this move is just the latest that demonstrates new competitors are everywhere.   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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Visa Tokens hit 4 Billion to surpass the number of physical cards in circulation

Visa Tokens hit 4 Billion to surpass the number of physical cards in circulation

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Everything gets digitised and credit cards are no exception, but now VISA has issued more tokens than physical cards in a new milestone.   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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Scammers burn crypto and re-configure smart contracts to steal millions

Scammers burn crypto and re-configure smart contracts to steal millions

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When scammers re-configure crypto and blockchain smart contracts your money is gone forever the instant you transfer 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 blog. 2021...

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The US Digital Dollar Project finally gets a sandbox launch

The US Digital Dollar Project finally gets a sandbox launch

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future your country’s cash could be digital, a game changer that would allow real time economic monitoring and much more.   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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In the crazy crypto world users are burning money to make money

In the crazy crypto world users are burning money to make money

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Crypto currencies, essentially programmable money, don’t play by old world rules and it shows the stark divide between old money and “new” money.   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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Mastercard will soon let 3 Billion people buy crypto and NFT’s using its network

Mastercard will soon let 3 Billion people buy crypto and NFT’s using its network

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Global payment companies like Mastercard and Visa used to ban crypto purchases unilaterally, and now they want to dominate them.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Minecraft gets a huge Web 3.0 upgrade thanks to a new Polygon mod

Minecraft gets a huge Web 3.0 upgrade thanks to a new Polygon mod

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Web 3.0, which is a collection of technologies, will be the future of the internet and could create a new digital economy that rivals today’s global economy in size and breadth so mods like this one on major platforms are interesting …   Love the...

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Ethereum could settle over $8 Trillion worth of transactions this year

Ethereum could settle over $8 Trillion worth of transactions this year

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The Web 3.0, crypto, and digital asset economies are surging even as the crypto markets themselves crash which now means that it looks like these trends are unstoppable.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with...

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Elon Musk deepfake crypto scams are on the rise and they’re getting better

Elon Musk deepfake crypto scams are on the rise and they’re getting better

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Deepfakes are getting better, in two years they’ll be perfect, and that means you won’t be able to trust anything you see. And that’s a huge issue.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses...

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Mastercard says all its merchants will soon be able to accept crypto

Mastercard says all its merchants will soon be able to accept crypto

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Money and money networks are all changing, and that means companies need to stay current, move with the times, and in Mastercards case explore new opportunities.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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A startup has found a way to let Bitcoiners buy homes while avoiding taxes

A startup has found a way to let Bitcoiners buy homes while avoiding taxes

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Most people don’t want to sell their digital assets let alone pay taxes on them, so a new startup has found a way to avoid doing either when buying a home, and regulators have no idea …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential...

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The world’s first NFT mortgage lets you buy real property in new ways

The world’s first NFT mortgage lets you buy real property in new ways

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The $17 Trillion mortgage industry hasn’t been disrupted in centuries, but things are changing …   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. The hottest Non-Fungible Token...

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Dubai’s virtual asset regulator is the world’s first to create an HQ in the Metaverse

Dubai’s virtual asset regulator is the world’s first to create an HQ in the Metaverse

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Regulators are often way behind the curve when it comes to learning about new technologies and innovations, and the risks involved, but Dubai’s VARA is bucking the trend.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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New Metaverse mortgages could leave people bankrupt

New Metaverse mortgages could leave people bankrupt

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Taking out a metaverse mortgage to buy virtual land and realty in a virtual world which could shut down is a risk, but some people are taking it anyway.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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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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Customers shocked after market crash sees two cryptocurrencies just turn their networks off

Customers shocked after market crash sees two cryptocurrencies just turn their networks off

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you have cash under your bed it’s there forever, but what happens when cryptocurrency companies just turn their networks off … customers just found out and it’s not good.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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