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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Bulgari’s immersive NFT art installation experiments with algorithms and crypto art

Bulgari’s immersive NFT art installation experiments with algorithms and crypto art

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF NFT’s and Web 3.0 represent a new kind of global economy, a phydigital economy, where real and digital products sit alongside each other and compliment one another.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...

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Adidas jumps into the world of NFTs with Bored Ape Yacht Club

Adidas jumps into the world of NFTs with Bored Ape Yacht Club

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The Metaverse and NFT’s represent a new $13 Trillion economy, and companies are experimenting with 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. Adidas has announced...

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Australia’s ANZ Bank becomes the world’s first bank to mint its own crypto Stablecoins

Australia’s ANZ Bank becomes the world’s first bank to mint its own crypto Stablecoins

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Money is changing. Alot. And this is both giving governments new opportunities and freaking them all out.   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. Australia and...

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Australia’s central bank is sceptical on a digital currency, but signals that could change

Australia’s central bank is sceptical on a digital currency, but signals that could change

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Countries are creating their own digital currencies to replace their traditional ones, but some are still unsure …   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. As...

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Financial AI robo-advisors are finally targeting retail traders

Financial AI robo-advisors are finally targeting retail traders

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI so far has managed to outperform human traders on the stock market by alot, and now Robo-Advisors are going to the next level.   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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Futurist Keynote: A World in Transition, UAE FMA

Futurist Keynote: A World in Transition, UAE FMA

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In this session keynote speaker Matthew Griffin shows ministers and executives how our world is changing, the challenges it faces, solutions, and underscores the important role financiers have in helping get these solutions funded. Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself...

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JPMorgan opens the world’s first bank branch in the Metaverse

JPMorgan opens the world’s first bank branch in the Metaverse

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As more people live and spend more time in the Metaverse they’ll buy more digital goods and realty, and those will need a new kind of loan so JPMorgan wants to beat the competition to that market.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential...

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Ukraine jumps onboard the crypto and NFT express to fund its war effort

Ukraine jumps onboard the crypto and NFT express to fund its war effort

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF New technologies and trends are helping everyone from startups to the military fund things and get dividends in new ways that simply weren’t possible in some cases just five years ago.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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Miami becomes the first city to mine crypto and give citizens dividends

Miami becomes the first city to mine crypto and give citizens dividends

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The new world gives us new ways to earn money, and now in some cases some cities and governments are wondering if crypto mining can help them eliminate taxes.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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Criminals cloned a directors voice to steal $35 Million in yet another spoofing attack

Criminals cloned a directors voice to steal $35 Million in yet another spoofing attack

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When your voice is your password and your voice can be cloned it’s not that easy to get a new password … 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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