This UK startup lets you buy a literal invisibility shield

This UK startup lets you buy a literal invisibility shield

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Metamaterials and lensing technologies are wierd and invisibility shields are just the beginning of their wierdness.   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. Nearly all of...

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The Future of Healthcare 2050, a VR tour into the future with Novartis

The Future of Healthcare 2050, a VR tour into the future with Novartis

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF During this Virtual Reality tour futurist Matthew Griffin takes you on a journey into the future of healthcare in 2050 and shows you the technologies behind the breakthroughs, from AI powered robo labs and nanobots, to advances in nuclear medicine and beyond.   Love the...

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Futurist Keynote, UK: Reverse Brainstorming, RSM

Futurist Keynote, UK: Reverse Brainstorming, RSM

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF During this keynote session keynote speaker Matthew Griffin discusses how Reverse Brainstorming can help anyone and everyone ideate and innovate solutions to all manner of problems, no matter how complex by reversing this thinking.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof...

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Futurist Keynote, London: The Future of Work and the Workforce, ASM

Futurist Keynote, London: The Future of Work and the Workforce, ASM

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF During this keynote session keynote speaker Matthew Griffin discusses the future of work and the workforce, and shines the spotlight on the technologies and workplace experiments that will transform how and where we work, and who and what we work with.   Love the Exponential...

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Futurist Keynote, London: The Future of Transportation, Hounslow CC

Futurist Keynote, London: The Future of Transportation, Hounslow CC

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF During this keynote session futurist Matthew Griffin discusses the future of transport and mobility, and shines a light on not just how we move goods, people, and services from A to Z, but also the impacts on infrastructure and how we fund this global transformation....

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FabRx uses 3D printing to print personalised medicines for kids with rare diseases

FabRx uses 3D printing to print personalised medicines for kids with rare diseases

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today medicines are all too often in common sized dosages with standard formulations, irrespective of our age or size, but 3D printing allows us to customise both and tailor medicines to the individual.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the...

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Unilevers first 3D printed metamaterial chocolates take eating to a whole new level

Unilevers first 3D printed metamaterial chocolates take eating to a whole new level

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF New technologies and materials are transforming all our foods and our eating experiences, and this is just another example of how.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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For the first time a flying yacht has made green hydrogen at sea

For the first time a flying yacht has made green hydrogen at sea

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Our ability to make zero emissions green hydrogen fuel from renewable sources is getting better all the time, and it will accelerate the energy switch from fossil fuels.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with...

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Airbus uses the giant A380 to test its first prototype Hydrogen jet engines

Airbus uses the giant A380 to test its first prototype Hydrogen jet engines

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hydrogen fuel is seen as the aviation industries only route to true zero emissions flight, and Airbus are leading the way.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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Nanomagnetic computing could help create ultra efficient AI’s at the edge

Nanomagnetic computing could help create ultra efficient AI’s at the edge

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI needs power, and the better the AI the more power it needs … until now.   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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The Mayflower becomes the first autonomous ship to cross the Atlantic

The Mayflower becomes the first autonomous ship to cross the Atlantic

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Slowly but surely companies are developing the technology they need to eliminate many of the operating crews on board ships and this is yet another step towards that goal.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself...

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Futurist Keynote, Spain: The Future of Banking and Manufacturing, Wolters Kluwer

Futurist Keynote, Spain: The Future of Banking and Manufacturing, Wolters Kluwer

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF During this keynote session keynote speaker Matthew Griffin discusses the future of the financial services industry and highlights four disruptive waves that are changing how the industry operates and who the main players and competitors are and will be.   Love the Exponential Future? Join...

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Futurist Keynote, USA: Go Beyond Industry Spotlight, Aveva

Futurist Keynote, USA: Go Beyond Industry Spotlight, Aveva

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF During this sales enablement keynote session with the leadership team and sales teams from Aveva keynote speaker Matthew Griffin shows the audience how their customers businesses and industries will be, and are already, being transformed by new technologies and innovation breakthroughs.   Love the Exponential...

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The UK is running the biggest four day work week trial ever

The UK is running the biggest four day work week trial ever

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF For a long time now people have focused too much on how long you work rather than your actual productivity, so new trials are testing old theories.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...

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This startup wants to use Carbon Dioxide battery to store energy for the grid

This startup wants to use Carbon Dioxide battery to store energy for the grid

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Renewables don’t generate electricity 247 – yet – so we need a way to store energy cheaply so it can be returned to the grid when its needed.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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Sony and co form an alliance to use blockchain tech to fight DeepFakes

Sony and co form an alliance to use blockchain tech to fight DeepFakes

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Some deepfakes are meant for fun, others are meant to spread lies, disinformation, and weaponise society against itself so new tools are needed to detect them.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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The UK starts talks with SpaceX to launch a $20 Bn solar power station into orbit

The UK starts talks with SpaceX to launch a $20 Bn solar power station into orbit

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Solar panels are affected by cloud and other environmental conditions like dust, but in space solar power stations would be free from these challenges and could generate alot more constant electricity.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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Featured Futurist: The Jobs of 2040, Telegraph

Featured Futurist: The Jobs of 2040, Telegraph

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Technology has always automated away human jobs but it has also led to a fantastic growth in new jobs, in this feature article with the Telegraph Matthew Griffin explore what those future jobs could be.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future...

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Queen Mary university students become the first to have lectures in the Metaverse

Queen Mary university students become the first to have lectures in the Metaverse

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Most education systems are stuck in the industrial age teaching students traditional skills in traditional ways that haven’t evolved much for a century.   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 UK Government creates one government login to rule them all

The UK Government creates one government login to rule them all

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you want to surveil, or serve, a society better as a government the best way to do that is to join all your systems together.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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