Bitcoin wallets could be hacked by quantum computers by 2025 but there’s hope

Bitcoin wallets could be hacked by quantum computers by 2025 but there’s hope

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum computers will soon be so powerful they could crack 70% of the world’s encryption systems, so researchers are racing to find a solution.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. This year...

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Futuristic 300 meter nuclear powered superyacht recruits billionaires to save the world

Futuristic 300 meter nuclear powered superyacht recruits billionaires to save the world

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Researchers are always short of funding and this is a very innovative way to get high net worth individuals involved and ponying up more cash for good causes.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote,...

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China launches its first quantum computer operating system

China launches its first quantum computer operating system

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF China wants to have technological superiority and self-reliance by 2035, this is another step on that journey.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. A Chinese startup has launched the country’s first homegrown...

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Chinese firm gets closer to putting a $5,000 quantum computer on students desks

Chinese firm gets closer to putting a $5,000 quantum computer on students desks

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum computing is the next generation of ultra powerful computing, and soon students could get their own desktop versions.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. A Chinese start-up has unveiled plans to...

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Quantum computers get busy helping BMW optimise its global supply chain

Quantum computers get busy helping BMW optimise its global supply chain

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Ultra-powerful quantum computers are perfectly designed to help solve optimisation problems, and most global supply chains are highly inefficient.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Back in 2019 Volkswagen became one of...

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Ultra powerful quantum computers could give chatbots and digital humans emotions

Ultra powerful quantum computers could give chatbots and digital humans emotions

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Learning to talk, like chatbots do, is one thing, being able to understand and respond to human emotions is an entirely different skillset that needs huge computing power.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote,...

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Ground breaking Chinese quantum computer completes 2.5 billion year task in minutes

Ground breaking Chinese quantum computer completes 2.5 billion year task in minutes

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum computers operate in fundamentally new ways that mean they can perform calculations that would take classical computers billions of years in just minutes.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Earlier in the...

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IBM will have a 1,000 qubit quantum computer by 2023, says new roadmap

IBM will have a 1,000 qubit quantum computer by 2023, says new roadmap

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF At 1,000 qubits quantum computers get very interesting very fast because of their world beating performance – and ability to crack most of the world’s encryption systems …   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from our XPotential Academy, connect, watch...

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D-Wave launches 5,000 qubit quantum computing platform in the cloud

D-Wave launches 5,000 qubit quantum computing platform in the cloud

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum computers have a huge performance advantage over today’s fastest computing platforms, and they’ll revolutionise almost every industry.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from our XPotential Academy, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Quantum computers are already showing themselves to...

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At just a single photon the world’s smallest transistor has literally zero size

At just a single photon the world’s smallest transistor has literally zero size

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Transistors are found in every electronic device on Earth, but Moore’s Law is running out of steam, and now researchers have developed the world’s smallest transistor – with zero size.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Moore’s Law is...

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First universal quantum computer programming language unveiled

First universal quantum computer programming language unveiled

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Developing the computing platform is one thing, but all computers need software and universal programming languages to gain mass adoption.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Developing the hardware for a new computing platform is only part of the...

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New hot qubits let quantum computers run near room temperature

New hot qubits let quantum computers run near room temperature

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today’s quantum computers need to be supercooled to near absolute zero, but a new breakthrough means they could one day run at room temperature opening them up for everyone to use.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Quantum...

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DeepMind’s powerful AlphaZero AI makes the leap to quantum computing

DeepMind’s powerful AlphaZero AI makes the leap to quantum computing

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today’s Artificial Intelligence agents will one day evolve to run on super powerful quantum computers, and that evolution has begun.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. A new study suggests Google DeepMind’s amazing game playing algorithm AlphaZero, that...

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Research breakthrough could turn smartphones into quantum computers

Research breakthrough could turn smartphones into quantum computers

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Crossing this bridge opens the door to turning your laptops and smartphones into ultra-powerful quantum computers. Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Quantum computers will be amazingly powerful, running hundreds of millions times faster than today’s state of...

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Scientists find a way to bridge the gap between classical and quantum computing

Scientists find a way to bridge the gap between classical and quantum computing

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum computers are hundreds of millions times more powerful than today’s computers, and this breakthrough could put one on your desktop.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Quantum computers that are millions of times more powerful than traditional computing...

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Researchers unveil an unhackable chip that even quantum computers can’t crack

Researchers unveil an unhackable chip that even quantum computers can’t crack

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum computers will be able to crack most encryption systems on the planet, but this new security system is apparently uncrackable.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. The word unhackable is a strong one and recently there have...

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Scientists have managed to clone photons using quantum dots

Scientists have managed to clone photons using quantum dots

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to clone photons opens up new possibilities when it comes to quantum computing and quantum internet, but could also help hackers hack these systems.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. In the global quest to develop...

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MIT invented a computer circuit that works by using magnetism not electricity

MIT invented a computer circuit that works by using magnetism not electricity

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Computer circuits that don’t use electricity or generate heat will help us create a wide range of new computers and devices.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Researchers at MIT in the US have developed the first in...

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Volkswagen to test its quantum computer powered satnav in real traffic

Volkswagen to test its quantum computer powered satnav in real traffic

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Quantum computers are insanely powerful new types of computers that excel at optimisation problems – such as traffic management.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Volkswagen has announced plans to “test a quantum computer powered navigation app” in Lisbon next...

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Scientists created a blueprint for a Quantum Battery that never looses its charge

Scientists created a blueprint for a Quantum Battery that never looses its charge

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As our ability to create machines and products at the nanoscale improves, we need new ways to power them and this is one of them.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. There’s been a huge flurry of innovation...

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