Japan’s newest deep sea turbines tap into 200GW of deep sea power

Japan’s newest deep sea turbines tap into 200GW of deep sea power

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Countries are looking for renewable energy sources that produce power 24/7/365 and at the moment the deep oceans are the best bet so Japan’s scaling their technology.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses...

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Toyota’s new prototype hydrogen canister can run your microwave for literally hours

Toyota’s new prototype hydrogen canister can run your microwave for literally hours

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We need to find new ways to transport hydrogen effectively and safely, and while canisters are one way Toyota probably needs something that provides people with alot more “umpfff!” But it’s a start.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself...

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No stopping solar after another record breakthrough smashes 32% efficiency

No stopping solar after another record breakthrough smashes 32% efficiency

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If solar is already the world’s cheapest form of energy what happens when the tech gets multiple times better?! Energy generation costs go to zero …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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The world’s fastest carbon capture system extracts 99% of all CO2 in air

The world’s fastest carbon capture system extracts 99% of all CO2 in air

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If we want to halt climate change, let alone reverse it, then we need new carbon capture technologies and they’re slowly getting better.   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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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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Futurist Keynote, Japan: Business and Future Realities, Otsuka

Futurist Keynote, Japan: Business and Future Realities, Otsuka

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF During this keynote session with the leadership team from Otsuka, Japan, keynote speaker Matthew Griffin shows how CPG businesses can enter into and profit from the Metaverse, and how new technologies can help them re-invent their businesses.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential...

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LG’s rollable TV screen becomes the center of attention as a sound bar

LG’s rollable TV screen becomes the center of attention as a sound bar

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF New innovative displays are helping designers innovate new design concepts which could change how we live and lounge.   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. TV’s...

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Sony and co form an alliance to use blockchain tech to fight DeepFakes

Sony and co form an alliance to use blockchain tech to fight DeepFakes

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Some deepfakes are meant for fun, others are meant to spread lies, disinformation, and weaponise society against itself so new tools are needed to detect them.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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Engineers have a new problem, stopping climate change from destroying roads

Engineers have a new problem, stopping climate change from destroying roads

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As extreme weather events, flooding, sea level rise, and climate change intensify our world’s infrastructure is going to get increasingly crippled if we don’t change how and where we build it.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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These smart electric chopsticks change the flavour of your food on demand

These smart electric chopsticks change the flavour of your food on demand

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF On the one hand these could help people eat healthier by changing the flavour of food to make it taste nicer, on the other they could have applications in the metaverse …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with...

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Open Meals uses your biology to 3D print custom Sushi for each individual diner using

Open Meals uses your biology to 3D print custom Sushi for each individual diner using

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We talk about personalised medicine, but personalised food is also now taking on a whole new meaning …   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. Usually,...

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Notpla’s latest sustainable packaging is edible and disappears

Notpla’s latest sustainable packaging is edible and disappears

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF What if you could just eat the packaging a product came in?   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. Plastic packaging is a scourge and today...

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Silicon based quantum computing surpasses 99 percent accuracy for the first time

Silicon based quantum computing surpasses 99 percent accuracy for the first time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Most quantum computers are big but not accurate, the holy grail for the industry are systems that are both.   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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Japan to trial new energy tankers to transport energy from deep sea wind farms

Japan to trial new energy tankers to transport energy from deep sea wind farms

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Energy that is generated and stored offshore needs transporting, just like we transport oil today, so Japan have created a new breed of “Energy tankers.”   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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The US and Japan are in a race to replace the Lithium Ion battery

The US and Japan are in a race to replace the Lithium Ion battery

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Just a few countries control the supply of the world’s Lithium, and in today’s odd geopolitical world that’s an issue, so the race is on to eliminate Lithium from batteries.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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AI is designing new alloys to order at super human speeds

AI is designing new alloys to order at super human speeds

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Most of the products you use are made from alloys, and AI is now designing new alloys that are better, stronger, and more environmentally friendly faster than ever before.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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Toyota unveils Woven City, tech utopia and the world’s first programmable city

Toyota unveils Woven City, tech utopia and the world’s first programmable city

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Toyota and other giant companies are now starting to build cities – to show off and house their autonomous smart things.   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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3D printed solid state batteries are getting closer to production

3D printed solid state batteries are getting closer to production

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Solid state batteries are seen by most people as the “Batteries of the Future” and they’re getting better, bigger, and denser …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Lithium-ion (LiON) batteries recently...

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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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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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