The Bank of England jumps on the digital central bank currency bandwagon

The Bank of England jumps on the digital central bank currency bandwagon

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF A digital national currency would help the unbanked, save governments money, and give them unprecedented real time insights into their economies.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. As several central banks race...

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Futurist Virtual Keynote, UK: The Future is GREAT, HM Government

Futurist Virtual Keynote, UK: The Future is GREAT, HM Government

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Every industry is being disrupted from the core by new innovations and technologies, and that gives the UK limitless opportunities to lead.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Firstly, thank you to...

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Futurist Virtual Keynote, UK: The Future of Work 2030, Unleashed

Futurist Virtual Keynote, UK: The Future of Work 2030, Unleashed

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The world of work is changing beyond all recognition and new technologies are on the verge of unleashing the next wave of human potential.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Firstly, thank...

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JPMorgan ventures into UK retail banking with its first digital only bank

JPMorgan ventures into UK retail banking with its first digital only bank

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The cost of opening and operating a digital only bank is just a fraction of that of a traditional bank.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. For the past five years or...

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David Attenborough backs new technology that can recycle all plastics

David Attenborough backs new technology that can recycle all plastics

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Plastic is a great material, but it’s also a curse that needs a cure … this is the first time a single technology has been able to recycle every kind of plastic.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with...

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Saudia Arabia is building the world’s largest Green Hydrogen plant

Saudia Arabia is building the world’s largest Green Hydrogen plant

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hydrogen has ten times the energy storage capacity of Lithium Ion batteries and is zero emission, but the technology needs to scale up to be cost competitive.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my...

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Futurist Virtual Keynote, UK: The Future of Customer Experience, The Supper Club

Futurist Virtual Keynote, UK: The Future of Customer Experience, The Supper Club

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The future of CX is personalised, real time, and convenient, obviously, but what happens when Creative Machines can make you the perfect product on demand before you even ask for it?   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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Insect inspired robots are coming to fix the world’s wind turbines

Insect inspired robots are coming to fix the world’s wind turbines

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Wind turbines are popping up everywhere, but at over 40 storeys tall now they’re also getting more problematic to fix and maintain.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. The world of maintenance...

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New materials you’ve never heard are cleaning up air conditioning

New materials you’ve never heard are cleaning up air conditioning

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Around 10 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions come from heating and air conditioning systems, these new materials take a huge chunk out of that figure.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog....

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This is what travelling in a Mach 1 Hyperloop might look like

This is what travelling in a Mach 1 Hyperloop might look like

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Most trains and transport systems are stuck in the 1800’s and 1900’s still, Hyperloop is a transportation system built for the demands of the 21st Century.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog....

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Promising single shot nano-vaccine could immunise everyone against all Coronaviruses

Promising single shot nano-vaccine could immunise everyone against all Coronaviruses

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today we have multiple vaccines for multiple diseases, but what if one vaccine could protect you against everything?   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. The SARS-CoV-2 virus behind the current COVID-19 pandemic...

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Futurist Virtual Fireside Chat, UK: The Road to Recovery, KPMG

Futurist Virtual Fireside Chat, UK: The Road to Recovery, KPMG

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The world is changing faster than ever, so we go and take a look in the wormhole …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Firstly, thank you to James Stewart, KPMG’s Vice...

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Futurist Podcast: The Future of Everything, The Andy Rowe Show

Futurist Podcast: The Future of Everything, The Andy Rowe Show

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The world is changing faster than many of us can imagine, and in unimaginable ways – let’s explore.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Firstly, thank you to Andy and Freddy for...

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DeepMind’s AI learns the rules as it goes so it can conquer the real world

DeepMind’s AI learns the rules as it goes so it can conquer the real world

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The real world doesn’t always have rules, so if we want to create AGI then we need AI’s that can learn things as they go along.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog....

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Moon Mark will hold the first remote control car race on the Moon late 2021

Moon Mark will hold the first remote control car race on the Moon late 2021

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF It’s fun, odd, it teaches kids to think bigger, and frankly why not …?   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Everyone wants to do something to the Moon it seems – from...

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This new AI predicts which Twitter users will spread disinformation

This new AI predicts which Twitter users will spread disinformation

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As everyone finds their voice online everyone becomes a “news platform” able to spread any information they like, so big tech needs new tools.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. In today’s...

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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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Futurist Virtual Keynote, UK: The Future of Diversity, Inclusion, and Work, ENEI

Futurist Virtual Keynote, UK: The Future of Diversity, Inclusion, and Work, ENEI

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We live in a diverse world full of richness and awe, and in a world where the rate of disruption is accelerating companies need agile, adaptable, and diverse workforces now more than ever.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself...

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DeepMind’s protein folding AI conquers biology’s 50 year grand challenge

DeepMind’s protein folding AI conquers biology’s 50 year grand challenge

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to accurately model and predict how proteins fold has revolutionary implications for how fast we can create everything from new vaccines to new materials.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Google’s...

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Futurist Virtual Keynote, UAE: Predicting the Disruptive Future, Legal and General

Futurist Virtual Keynote, UAE: Predicting the Disruptive Future, Legal and General

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Disruption is everywhere, and its rate is accelerating, but where companies see threats, savvy investors see opportunities.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Firstly, thank you to Gerardo and the teams at Legal...

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