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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Inventor of the Lithium-Ion battery thinks his glass battery could revolutionise energy

Inventor of the Lithium-Ion battery thinks his glass battery could revolutionise energy

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The world is energy hungry, and the lithium-Ion battery, even though it’s more popular than ever, is showing its age.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. We’ve heard of AI’s made out...

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Deepmind’s AI learned to create its own synthetic videos after watching YouTube

Deepmind’s AI learned to create its own synthetic videos after watching YouTube

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF AI’s are being trained to create all kinds of their own synthetic content, from books to movies, and in time they’ll transform the creative industry.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Perhaps...

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AztraZeneca’s cheap COVID-19 vaccine made in record time proves highly effective

AztraZeneca’s cheap COVID-19 vaccine made in record time proves highly effective

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF A Covid-19 vaccine will hopefully get the world back to work, but the speed it’s been created at is the real revolution.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Normally vaccines take...

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Featured Futurist: The pandemic has exposed just how flexible companies need to be, WIRED

Featured Futurist: The pandemic has exposed just how flexible companies need to be, WIRED

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The rate of global change and disruption was accelerating pre-COVID, but now, as we look towards the “Post COVID era” it’s been turbocharged and companies need to adapt like never before.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses...

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Uber used AI to automatically fire drivers and now they’re going to court

Uber used AI to automatically fire drivers and now they’re going to court

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today your boss is human, probably, but tomorrow he or she could be an Artificial Intelligence.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. “You’re fired!” so said Donald Trump during his days heading...

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A UK entrepreneur made diamonds from nothing but air

A UK entrepreneur made diamonds from nothing but air

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Real diamonds leave open scars in the Earth and workers suffer to extract them, but these new diamonds are the ultimate in eco-friendly alternatives.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Diamonds, it...

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Futurist Podcast: The impact of emerging tech 2020 to 2050, Mark Metry

Futurist Podcast: The impact of emerging tech 2020 to 2050, Mark Metry

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The world is changing at a faster rate now than at any other point in human history, and no part of human culture, industry, or society is protected from it.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from...

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British Army shows off tiny bug drone that flies at 50mph and blows doors off

British Army shows off tiny bug drone that flies at 50mph and blows doors off

WEHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Technology always gets smaller and more performant, and this is a perfect example.   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. In time every technology gets smaller, like this camera that is so...

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