Grid scale iron battery storage helps utilities eliminate gas peaker plants

Grid scale iron battery storage helps utilities eliminate gas peaker plants

WHY THS MATTERS IN BRIEF If we want to get rid of fossil fuel energy generation sources then we need grid scale batteries that store electricity for alot longer than today’s LiON battery systems …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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The world’s first NFT mortgage lets you buy real property in new ways

The world’s first NFT mortgage lets you buy real property in new ways

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The $17 Trillion mortgage industry hasn’t been disrupted in centuries, but things are changing …   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. The hottest Non-Fungible Token...

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A virus wiped out anti-biotic resistant bacteria in an immunocompromised patient

A virus wiped out anti-biotic resistant bacteria in an immunocompromised patient

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Anti-Biotic resistance is a growing problem, and researchers and governments are increasingly desparate for solutions – this could be one.   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...

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Customers shocked after market crash sees two cryptocurrencies just turn their networks off

Customers shocked after market crash sees two cryptocurrencies just turn their networks off

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you have cash under your bed it’s there forever, but what happens when cryptocurrency companies just turn their networks off … customers just found out and it’s not good.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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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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A new ultra lightweight hydrogen fuel tank could make jet fuel obsolete

A new ultra lightweight hydrogen fuel tank could make jet fuel obsolete

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hydrogen fuels tanks aren’t sexy but if you want to replace jet fuel with greener energy alternatives then making them light is crucial, so this is a milestone.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read...

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Stanfords new solar panels work at night and there’s more to come

Stanfords new solar panels work at night and there’s more to come

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We are told solar panels only generate electricity when it’s sunny, but for researchers around the world that hasn’t been true for years.   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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This astronaut riding a horse shows AI is getting better at creating synthetic content

This astronaut riding a horse shows AI is getting better at creating synthetic content

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you told a human artist to create a picture of an astronaut riding a horse they’d be able to do it, but up until now context has been very hard for AI to grasp.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future...

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This new super alloy from NASA could revolutionise hypersonic flight

This new super alloy from NASA could revolutionise hypersonic flight

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As aircraft and rockets, as well as other things, get faster and more demands are put on them we need new materials that can handle the temperatures and stresses.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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Futurist Keynote: The Future of Entrepreneurship in a Sci-Fi World, 1BW

Futurist Keynote: The Future of Entrepreneurship in a Sci-Fi World, 1BW

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In this session keynote speaker Matthew Griffin discusses the critical thinking and skills entrepreneurs and want to be entrepreneurs need to launch and grow their business in a world where the old rules of business generally no longer apply.   Love the Exponential Future? Join...

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Jack Dorsey wants Elon Musk to turn Twitter into a protocol not a company

Jack Dorsey wants Elon Musk to turn Twitter into a protocol not a company

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Future companies won’t look anything like the companies of today in the way they operate and scale, and this is a great example of future thinking.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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Record breaking US military test takes beaming energy long distance to a new level

Record breaking US military test takes beaming energy long distance to a new level

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Beaming electricity means you don’t need energy infrastructure and has lots of benefits, this was a ground breaking test.   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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Elephant, lion, tiger, and zebra steaks are on the menu thanks to lab made meats

Elephant, lion, tiger, and zebra steaks are on the menu thanks to lab made meats

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you can take the cell from an animal and use it to grow meat in bioreactors then that cell can be from any animal – from T-Rex’s to Porcupines and Pandas … this is a food revolution.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our...

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Huupe unveils its interactive smart basketball hoop complete with Netflix

Huupe unveils its interactive smart basketball hoop complete with Netflix

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As physical sports and entertainment merge with digital and virtual forms companies are experimenting with bringing new experiences to the courts.   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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It turns out using the oceans to suck up CO2 might be alot harder than people thought

It turns out using the oceans to suck up CO2 might be alot harder than people thought

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The UN recently said that carbon sequestration and capture is now the only way to avert 2C of global warming, and the oceans could have played a big role …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential...

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Smartphones could one day identify you by your grip

Smartphones could one day identify you by your grip

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There are many more ways to identify who you are – for all sorts of purposes – than you might think.   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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Coup prediction algorithms are here to save and wreck democracy

Coup prediction algorithms are here to save and wreck democracy

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to predict peoples behaviours before they occur can be useful, but it can also be dangerous if they’re in the wrong governments hands.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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Genetically engineered gut bacteria produce Parkinson’s drugs in vivo for patients

Genetically engineered gut bacteria produce Parkinson’s drugs in vivo for patients

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF What if pharmacies and doctors weren’t in a remote building somewhere but in your body instead?   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. New research presented...

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This AI just built a computer within itself that runs another AI

This AI just built a computer within itself that runs another AI

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We all too often think of things in one dimension terms, but what happens when computers can run in computers, and AI’s can run in AI’s, or both can run in each other? And evolve themselves … ?   Love the Exponential Future? Join our...

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An algorithm just learned how to design new proteins from scratch

An algorithm just learned how to design new proteins from scratch

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Proteins make “life” work, and now that an AI can design them from scracth it opens the door to potentially billions of new proteins which could transform everything from materials to healthcare.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with...

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