Researchers used a quantum computer to invent a new cooling material

Researchers used a quantum computer to invent a new cooling material

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum computers will one day help us invent and design new things, from materials and drugs, to entire systems, in seconds thereby rapidly accelerating the rate of global innovation and change.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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Thanks to AI your WiFi can now sense when you’re struggling to breathe

Thanks to AI your WiFi can now sense when you’re struggling to breathe

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Often some of the best breakthroughs, but also the oddest in terms of “privacy invasion” come from odd sources …   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 scientists used AI and a quantum computer to simulate an actual wormhole

In a world first scientists used AI and a quantum computer to simulate an actual wormhole

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Who wouldn’t love to jump between blackholes to travel between dimensions and across time?   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. Wormholes have been a science...

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Scientists built the largest AI supercomputer yet to create brain scale AI

Scientists built the largest AI supercomputer yet to create brain scale AI

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We’re conditioned to think that computer chips should be small, but a supercomputer made from chips the size of dinner plates is breaking records.   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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Scientists have created a new smart material that’s more AI than material

Scientists have created a new smart material that’s more AI than material

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The ability to use algorithms to create “Architectural Materials” that behave like and mimic artificial intelligence, but in physical form, could revolutionise materials.   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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AI finally aces motion capture without all the mocap gadgets

AI finally aces motion capture without all the mocap gadgets

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Motion capture is going to be even more important in the future, just think content creation, healthcare, sports tracking, Metaverse avatars, and this breakthrough makes it much easier.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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An AI just aced a university maths course for the first time

An AI just aced a university maths course for the first time

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF It’s often said that “maths” underpins everything in the known universe and AI is getting better and better at mastering 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,...

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NASA’s Martian autonomous cybersecurity defence test is a resounding success

NASA’s Martian autonomous cybersecurity defence test is a resounding success

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In time most cybersecurity systems will have to be autonomous in order to keep pace with the attacks, and this fully autonomous IOT trial was a resounding success.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with...

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Amazon unveils its new range of fully autonomous warehouse robots

Amazon unveils its new range of fully autonomous warehouse robots

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Amazon faces a worker shortage and cost pressures so it’s trying to solve both with robots.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote,...

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Telekinetic and telepathic materials open the door to mental weirdness

Telekinetic and telepathic materials open the door to mental weirdness

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When it comes to materials we think of them as static dumb things but that’s changing.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote,...

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OpenAI’s AI learned to play Minecraft by just watching YouTube videos

OpenAI’s AI learned to play Minecraft by just watching YouTube videos

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Researchers are continually finding new ways to train AI’s to create even better models and this is a good example of one.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...

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AI and 6G will form the bedrock of China’s first hypersonic missile defence system

AI and 6G will form the bedrock of China’s first hypersonic missile defence system

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hypersonic weapons and vehicles move so fast that conventional defense systems are useless, and increasingly new technologies are needed to defend against them …   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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An AI just invented a new enzyme that breaks down plastics in weeks

An AI just invented a new enzyme that breaks down plastics in weeks

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Firstly AI creating new enzymes is a game changer that accelerates new product development, and secondly plastic is a scourge, so this breakthrough has a double whammy.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...

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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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A new DNA tool is speeding up vaccine development by a million fold

A new DNA tool is speeding up vaccine development by a million fold

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In short? The faster we can create vaccines for diseases the fewer people that have to suffer or die from those diseases. Enough said?   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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Coup prediction algorithms are here to save and wreck democracy

Coup prediction algorithms are here to save and wreck democracy

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to predict peoples behaviours before they occur can be useful, but it can also be dangerous if they’re in the wrong governments hands.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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In world first human brain cells in a dish learned to play Pong faster than AI

In world first human brain cells in a dish learned to play Pong faster than AI

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Future computers and AI’s will likely be biological and organic, and this breakthrough could play a role in the future of computing in a very weird way.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...

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Europe’s new Artificial Intelligence Act can demand AI models are retrained and deleted

Europe’s new Artificial Intelligence Act can demand AI models are retrained and deleted

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Regulating AI, which is often seen as a black box is at best incredibly difficult and at worst impossible especially as we see AI’s spontaneously evolve as we have several times now. But it needs to be regulated.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our...

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In a world first AI can now model the molecular machines that govern life itself

In a world first AI can now model the molecular machines that govern life itself

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Your body is a very complex machine and if we are to cure disease or even “conquer death” then we need to know everything about it, and now AI is unlocking more of its inner workings.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community,...

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New US AI project will identify bots and individuals behind disinformation campaigns

New US AI project will identify bots and individuals behind disinformation campaigns

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today anyone can create a bot that generates huge volumes of disinformation and misinformation, the modern equivalent of PsyOps, this AI program will identify the perpetrators.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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