Microsoft’s VALL-E AI can clone your voice in just three seconds

Microsoft’s VALL-E AI can clone your voice in just three seconds

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Imagine all the times you use your voice, now imagine what would happen if people could clone it – for good and bad …   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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AI is coming to help Hollywood pick future blockbusters

AI is coming to help Hollywood pick future blockbusters

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Humans are pretty rubbish at picking future big blockbusters, and as it turns out AI is twice as good …   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 say you’ll soon be able to run holograms from your smartphone

Researchers say you’ll soon be able to run holograms from your smartphone

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Why live with 2D imagery when you can live life in glorious 3D!?   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. In 1943, Thomas Watson, the president...

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This singer Deepfaked then open sourced her own voice so you can sing like her

This singer Deepfaked then open sourced her own voice so you can sing like her

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI can create music, create the voices to sing the music for you, and even let singers open source their voices … it’s an odd world.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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ChatGPT aces UK GCSE History exams to astound teachers and create dilemmas

ChatGPT aces UK GCSE History exams to astound teachers and create dilemmas

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI is getting to the point where it’s becoming the perfect educational aid… or cheating tool, and teachers aren’t prepared at all for what’s coming (today).   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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You can now play Star Wars-like holographic chess for real

You can now play Star Wars-like holographic chess for real

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Holograms and volumetric displays have come a long way in the past five or so years, and now you can own your own piece of sci-fi lore.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...

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OpenAI’s conversational ChatGPT AI is over confident but otherwise brilliant

OpenAI’s conversational ChatGPT AI is over confident but otherwise brilliant

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Increasingly people can type text into an AI and the AI will auto-generate all kinds of content, from articles and scientific papers to code and even drugs …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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LG shows off its latest amazingly stretchy display tech

LG shows off its latest amazingly stretchy display tech

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The fixed, glass displays we’re all used to are changing fast, and that opens the door to new display formats and possibilities.   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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Creators used AI to generate endless podcasts of Herzog and Zizek talking together

Creators used AI to generate endless podcasts of Herzog and Zizek talking together

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF What happens when AI generates most of our content – including podcasts? It changes entertainment, society, and our ability to trust.   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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Shutterstock to start selling AI-generated art and compensate human artists

Shutterstock to start selling AI-generated art and compensate human artists

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If AI can create the images, videos, and content you need then why do you, or Shutterstock, need human artists and photographers? Clue… you don’t, and that’s freaking people out.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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Google’s Text-to-Image AI comes out swinging to create great synthetic images

Google’s Text-to-Image AI comes out swinging to create great synthetic images

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Synthetic content made by AI will put many creators out of jobs, but it will also democratise access to content creation for everyone …   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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Meta’s AudioGen AI generates convincing sounds from just text

Meta’s AudioGen AI generates convincing sounds from just text

WHY THIS MATTERS OM BRIEF Within the decade alot more of the content you consume will be made by AI, and after that it could be almost all of it.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Fake Joe Rogan interviews fake Steve Jobs in this new AI generated podcast

Fake Joe Rogan interviews fake Steve Jobs in this new AI generated podcast

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The creation of content is increasingly being automated using advanced AI and this is just another example of how in the future creators will have to compete with the machines.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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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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Metaphysic wows US AGT judges with their digital deepfake human synths

Metaphysic wows US AGT judges with their digital deepfake human synths

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In the future will we need human actors, artists, entertainers, pop stars, writers and and and … ? And if not then what?   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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Meta’s AI can now turn your text prompts into synthetic video on demand

Meta’s AI can now turn your text prompts into synthetic video on demand

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Imagine being able to create videos by just typing what you want them to be. That’s what Meta’s latest tech does, and it’s only going to get better in the future.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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This VR gadget lets you feel spiders on your face

This VR gadget lets you feel spiders on your face

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Haptics are already being built into clothing but this is a new and interesting take on the technology.   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, ...

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In a world first LG’s latest stunning OLED display is also the speaker system

In a world first LG’s latest stunning OLED display is also the speaker system

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By embedding the speaker system into the display LG’s new display makes it easier to turn every surface into a speaker system.   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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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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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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