Clone’s robotic hand gets deep into uncanny valley

Clone’s robotic hand gets deep into uncanny valley

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF By changing the robots muscles to hydraulics and making some basic design mods Clone’s robots look very lifelike …   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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Tiny autonomous brainy robots get ready to explore your body from within

Tiny autonomous brainy robots get ready to explore your body from within

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Robots of all sizes are starting to loose their cables and tethers which means they’ll soon be free to do what they want.   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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Google trials new home robots that do your bidding and your housework

Google trials new home robots that do your bidding and your housework

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As AI gets more robust and better at handling everyday tasks Google is setting its sights on your home as their next frontier.   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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The worlds first virtual CEO takes the reigns at a Chinese gaming company

The worlds first virtual CEO takes the reigns at a Chinese gaming company

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Why should it be humans that run companies, especially when some of us are good at running those companies into the ground? Now it’s AI and the robots turn.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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China is using autonomous 3D printers and robots to print a giant hydroelectric dam

China is using autonomous 3D printers and robots to print a giant hydroelectric dam

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF China has huge ambitions to be able to print buildings, and this is its biggest project so far.   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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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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Animal shaped morphing robots can deliver cancer drugs precisely where they’re needed

Animal shaped morphing robots can deliver cancer drugs precisely where they’re needed

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Cancer is notoriously hard to target and kill, and often the drugs used to treat it simply flood peoples bodies and create awful side effects. Targeted drugs are not only better but they’re more effective and safer too.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our...

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Blockchain could help autonomous swarms of drones and robots communicate securely

Blockchain could help autonomous swarms of drones and robots communicate securely

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As more devices and robots talk to one another directly we need to find new ways to secure their communications, and blockchain is ideal …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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NASA and partners team up to create robotic self-assembling space structures

NASA and partners team up to create robotic self-assembling space structures

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Why should we always make things in their final form, why can’t more products morph, change shape, and change their function? That’s what this project is all about.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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Nammo’s drone swarms now come with tank killing weapons systems

Nammo’s drone swarms now come with tank killing weapons systems

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF People have always talked about the machines of war, but what happens when those machines become automated and autonomous?   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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US Army unveils robotics project that lets AI’s ask soldiers clarifying questions

US Army unveils robotics project that lets AI’s ask soldiers clarifying questions

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In battle the slightest miscommunication can have catastrophic consequences, so soon AI’s will be able to ask soldiers questions to bolster their own understanding.   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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Flippy the burger flipping robot just got hired in 100 burger joints in Cali

Flippy the burger flipping robot just got hired in 100 burger joints in Cali

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There are a lot of jobs that can be automated, and robots are coming to automate them …   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. You...

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Neumann Space successfully turns space junk into space fuel for satellites

Neumann Space successfully turns space junk into space fuel for satellites

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There’s plenty of junk in space, and if it can be turned into fuel then it will kill two birds with one stone.   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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Robot waiters get bussing in Silicon Valley’s newest hot restaurant

Robot waiters get bussing in Silicon Valley’s newest hot restaurant

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Humans do a lot of things that we shouldn’t bother with, like carrying dishes around, so now we have robots to do it for us.   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 Army is training to take down real life hunter killer Terminator robots

The US Army is training to take down real life hunter killer Terminator robots

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The future of war will be autonomous and machine versus machine versus humans, so the US military’s getting ready for future wars where the rules have changed …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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First of a kind Chinese smart city to put AI in control of meeting citizen’s needs

First of a kind Chinese smart city to put AI in control of meeting citizen’s needs

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There is a difference between managing a smart city and being responsible for meeting the needs of that city’s residents and now AI is doing both.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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UK researchers on the path to release swarms of robots into our sewers

UK researchers on the path to release swarms of robots into our sewers

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Every year we loose trillions of gallons of water from old leaking pipes and infrastructure, and now the robots are getting onto the case …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Robots go on patrol in South Korean care homes to detect mental health issues

Robots go on patrol in South Korean care homes to detect mental health issues

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As technology gets better at using different biomarkers and biometric cues to detect how people are feeling it’s opening up new healthcare opportunities.   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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World’s first living robots made by AI surprise scientists by spontaneously reproducing themselves

World’s first living robots made by AI surprise scientists by spontaneously reproducing themselves

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI, supercomputers and scientists created the world’s first living programable robots from frog cells, and they just spontaneously reproduced themselves surprising the 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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New smart kinetic clothing records and plays back your breathing

New smart kinetic clothing records and plays back your breathing

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you’re training AI can help you improve your technique, and now it can help you get your breathing right too.   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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