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True Breakthroughs = Crazy Ideas + Passion

“The day before something is a breakthrough, it’s a crazy idea.” I first heard this phrase from Burt Rutan, the man who designed and built SpaceShipOne, the brilliant vehicle that won the $10 million Ansari XPRIZE.

Abundance Insider: May 19, 2017 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Cancer-detecting bras, a bionic hand breakthrough, and Germany sets a new renewable energy record. Cheers,Peter, Marissa, Cody, Kelley, Greg, Sydney and AJ P.S. Send any tips to our team by clicking here, and send your friends and family to this link to subscribe to Abundance Insider.

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Disrupting traffic jams

Abundance insider: May 12, 2017 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: VR rehab for prisoners, AIs that can predict Alzheimer’s, and cranial surgery robots.

Abundance Insider: May 5, 2017 Edition

Subscribe to receive my latest Tech Insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Voice-mimicking AIs, first-person goggles for drone pilots, and new interplanetary mission announcements from China, EU and USA.

Abundance Insider: April 28, 2017 Edition

Subscribe to receive my latest Tech Insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Biodegradable silk batteries, low-cost autonomous taxis, and solar devices that produce water from thin air.

Most Innovative Company Today

I did a quick Twitter poll yesterday asking which technology companies you think are the most innovative today. The options were: Amazon Google Facebook Tesla (Note: Twitter polls only allow four options... yes, there’s also Apple, Microsoft, Uber, Samsung and SpaceX, to name a few others.) With over 1,000 responses, a clear overwhelming winner emerged: Tesla. Here was the final tally: Amazon:[…]

Abundance Insider: April 21, 2017 Edition

Subscribe to receive my latest Tech Insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Hybrid jets, cancer-detecting DNA nanopores, and Canada's $750 million investment in wireless.

Advice For Entrepreneurs

First Jobs To Go

Abundance Insider: April 14, 2017 Edition

Subscribe to receive my latest Tech Insights Cheers, Peter, Marissa, Cody, Kelley, Greg, Sydney and AJ

Podcast Archive

Episode 33: Evolution of Humanity with AI March 31, 2017 Dan and Peter discuss the impact of artificial intelligence on humanity and the conversations happening around the world on this disruptive, exponentially growing technology.

The FUTURE Leaves Clues...

Subscribe to receive my latest Tech Insights The future leaves clues...

Abundance Insider: April 7, 2017

Subscribe to receive my latest Tech Insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Edible drones, teleporting taste, and a new brain-computer interface breakthrough.

Abundance Insider: March 31, 2017 Edition

Subscribe to receive my latest Tech Insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Burger-flipping robots, lip-reading authentication algorithms and new graphene-like materials made from 3D printed bacteria.

What I Tell My Kids Every Day

Subscribe to receive my latest Tech Insights I have two twin boys heading into kindergarten this year.

Abundance Insider: March 24, 2017 Edition

Subscribe to receive my latest Tech Insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Mind-reading robots, cutting-edge cryopreservation capabilities, and an AI that will save JPMorgan’s lawyers 360,000 hours a year.

Google's Tips for Effective Teams

Subscribe to receive my latest Tech Insights “To win in the marketplace, you must first win in the workplace.” –Doug Conant, CEO, Campbell Soup Company

Abundance Insider: March 17, 2017 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Singing shirts, Virginia's delivery robot law, and 3D-printed biomimetic blood vessels.

Abundance Insider: March 10, 2017 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Stretchable holographic displays, San Diego’s traffic-smoothing streetlights, and nuclear fuel extracted from seawater.

Exponential Leadership – Pt 2

Head here for my full archive of tech insights How do top CEOs lead during this exponential age?

Exponential Leadership – Pt 3

Head here for my full archive of tech insights How do top CEOs lead during this exponential age?

Abundance Insider: March 3, 2017 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Liquid metal nano printing, India’s history-making space launch, and blockchain-based Global Basic Income grants.

Leadership During Exponential Times – Pt 1

Head here for my full archive of tech insights How do top CEOs lead during this exponential age?

Abundance Insider: February 24, 2017 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Washable smartphones, time crystals and Ford’s $1B AI bet.

Abundance Insider: February 17, 2017 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Robots performing eye surgery, blueprints for a large-scale quantum computer, and a 26,000x improvement in holographic technology.

Success = Experimentation

Head here for my full archive of tech insights Today’s most successful companies, the ones that are “crushing it,” started as a series of crazy ideas, followed by experiments to test just how viable those ideas might be.

100 Years of Progress

Head here for my full archive of tech insights Over the last 100 years, the world has changed tremendously.

Abundance Insider: February 10, 2017 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Skin cancer-spotting AIs, transparent fish-catching robots, and the world’s largest blockchain voting experiment.

Global Solutions Program

Head here for my full archive of tech insights I’m putting out a call for brilliant entrepreneurs who want to enroll in Singularity University’s Global Solutions Program (GSP).

Abundance Insider: February 3, 2017 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Poker-playing AI systems, graphene made from soybean oil, and a new cancer breakthrough.

Ebook: Top 10 Tech Trends Transforming Humanity

Head here for my full archive of tech insights This week, it's my pleasure to share with you a beautiful illustrated publication on the Top 10 Tech Trends Transforming Humanity.

Abundance Insider: January 27, 2017 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Flying cars from Airbus, voice analysis tech to diagnose disease, and a new employment milestone for the solar energy industry.

Are You An Exponential Entrepreneur?

Head here for my full archive of tech insights Being an entrepreneur today is vastly different than it was 20 years ago.

Abundance Insider: January 20, 2017 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Self-organizing drone swarms, synthetic stem cells, and an AI that can detect heart failure better than human doctors.

Stem Cell Revolution

Head here for my full archive of tech insights We are at the cusp of a stem cell revolution.

Abundance Insider: January 13, 2017 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Self-healing tooth treatments, Google's self-driving minivans, and the AlphaGo AI’s latest milestone.

3 Minute Summary of CES 2017

Head here for my full archive of tech insights I just returned from Las Vegas, after walking 20,000 steps on the floor of the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

Abundance Insider: January 6, 2017 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Disease-detecting breathalyzers, programmable silk, and design-your-own-drone software.

Top 10 Tech Trends Transforming Humanity

Head here for my full archive of tech insights Despite all the negative political-related news, there were 10 tech trends this year that positively transformed humanity.

Abundance Insider: December 30, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Mind-controlled robotic arms, the world’s most heat-resistant material, and the first ever 3D printed pedestrian bridge.

Tools of Titans

Head here for my full archive of tech insights This past week, I picked up and read Tim Ferriss’ new book Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons and World-Class Performers.

Abundance Insider: December 23, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Power-producing paint, pressure-sensing Silly Putty, and Google’s fossil fuel-free future.

Transformation of Humanity

Head here for my full archive of tech insights As we close out 2016, if you’ll allow me, I’d like to take a risk and venture into a topic I’m personally compelled to think about… a topic that will seem far out to most readers.

Abundance Insider: December 16, 2016

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Stem cell burn sprays, $6 drone deliveries and self-training machine learning systems.

Free Money, No Strings Attached

Subscribe to receive my latest Tech Insights Some fear that robots and AI will steal our jobs.

Abundance Insider: December 9, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Checkout-free grocery stores, detect-and-avoid drones, and a biofabrication institute that’s creating the hospital of the future.

Human Intelligence (HI)

Head here for my full archive of tech insights Are you scared of Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

Abundance Insider: December 2, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Energy-efficient supercomputers, nylon muscles and the data on dementia's dramatic decline.

Reinventing Food

Head here for my full archive of tech insights Now that you are stuffed from your Thanksgiving feast, let’s talk about the future of food!

Abundance Insider: November 25, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Supercomputer-supporting microgrids, VR’s influence on retirement savings and semiconductor-free metamaterial microelectronics.

The 6 D's

We live in incredible times. News travels the globe in an instant. Music, movies, games, communication, and knowledge are ever-available on always-connected devices. From biotechnology to artificial intelligence, powerful technologies that were once only available to huge organizations and governments are becoming more accessible and affordable thanks to digitization.

Tearing Down the Walls

Head here for my full archive of tech insights With all the talk of building walls, it seems to me that technology has actually been rapidly tearing down walls.

Abundance Insider: November 18, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Chain-smoking robots, skin-healing electroactive polymers, and lip-reading AIs.

Reinventing How We Teach Our Kids

Head here for my full archive of tech insights I started asking myself, given the fact that most elementary schools haven’t changed in decades (maybe longer), what do I want my kids to learn? How would I reinvent elementary school during an exponential era?

Abundance Insider: November 11, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Cancer-detecting smartphone add-ons, Nobel Prize-winning nanotechnology, and a 3D printed heart-on-a-chip.

Tech & 2020 Election

Head here for my full archive of tech insights If you think this election is insane, wait until 2020.

Abundance Insider: November 4, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Shape-shifting solar panels, hyperrealistic 3D hands, and Uber’s plans for flying cars.

Abundance Insider: October 28, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: 3D printing metamaterials, Quanergy’s solid-state LIDAR sensor, and Microsoft's speech recognition breakthrough.

#AskPeterD

Head here for my full archive of tech insights I give over 50 keynotes per year. My favorite part is fielding the crazy questions at the end.

Abundance Insider: October 21, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Supercapacitor trams, bypassing blindness with VR, and a CRISPR-Cas9 breakthrough in sickle cell disease.

Presidential Wisdom

Head here for my full archive of tech insights Last week President Obama published an article in Wired titled, "Now is the greatest time to be alive."

Abundance Insider: October 14, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Self-driving gardens, the smallest transistor ever, and a Holocaust survivor experiencing her own rescue in VR.

Massive Disruption – Quantum Computing

Head here for my full archive of tech insights Next year, we may see the launch of the first true quantum computers.

Abundance Insider: October 7, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Musk’s Mars announcement, photon teleportation and reversing paralysis.

Designer Babies?

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In our last blog, we looked at how exponential tech impacts sex and dating.

Abundance Insider: September 30, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Self-driving car kits, Microsoft’s anti-cancer mission, and large-scale tidal power farms.

Demonetizing Insurance

Head here for my full archive of tech insights Massive reductions in insurance costs are coming, along with a wave of disruption.

Abundance Insider: September 23, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Delivery van drones, crowd-powered robot painters, and drone-delivered burritos.

Mediapress

Read Peter’s latest media features, cover stories and other major press coverage.

Next Sexual Revolution

Head here for my full archive of tech insights Sex is one of the most powerful, fundamental human drives.

Abundance Insider: September 16, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: CRISPR-Cas9 cabbage, self-driving speedboats and drought-detecting data sets.

This Inspired Me...

Head here for my full archive of tech insights Where do you get your best ideas for new companies? Products? Problems you want to solve?

Abundance Insider: September 9, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Self-driving Tractors, Linden Labs’ New VR User Interface, and Massive Demonetization in India’s Telecommunications. 

How To Make A Spaceship Challenge

A book can transform your life. You might know that I got the idea for the $10M Ansari XPRIZE after reading The Spirit of St. Louis by Charles Lindbergh, which I received as a gift from my dear friend, Gregg Maryniak.

Disrupting Energy

Head here for my full archive of tech insights We are at the cusp of an energy revolution.

Abundance Insider: September 2, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Self-driving Singapore taxis, a solution to Wi-Fi spectrum crunch, and autonomous soft robots without electronics.

Peter H. Diamandis honored by the Greek Government – 1.2 Euro stamp placed into national circulation

September 1, 2016 The Greek postal service, ELTA, unveiled a new series of stamps depicting the portraits of prominent diaspora Greeks during an event at the Acropolis Museum.

Email Mastery

Head here for my full archive of tech insights Over 100 billion emails are sent every day. That's 1.1 million emails sent per second.

Abundance Insider: August 26, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Self-assembling cellphones, Intel and Microsoft’s VR play, and vitamin-rich biofortified rice.

What's Your Opinion?

Head here for my full archive of tech insights This blog considers four controversial implications of exponential technologies and asks for your vote:

Abundance Insider: August 19, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Cancer-killing nanobots, solar roof shingles, and a 60TB SSD.

Prediction: Massive Decline In Auto Sales

Head here for my full archive of tech insights At my Abundance 360 Mastermind this January 2017, one area I'll be focusing on is: the massive implications of Autonomous Vehicles – how they will impact real estate, retail, hotels, airlines, energy and petroleum, entertainment, etc.

Abundance Insider: August 12, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Blood-powered fuel cells, the world’s first artificial neuron, and a life-saving diagnosis from IBM Watson.

Abundance Insider: August 5, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Bioreactor-packed bricks, the latest placenta-on-a-chip, and two cutting-edge water filtration approaches.

Experimenting With Government

Head here for my full archive of tech insights I often speak about the importance of experimentation.

​9 Key Lessons Derived From 150 Startups​

Head here for my full archive of tech insights This week, I had a chance to sit down with my brilliant friend Bill Gross, the CEO and Founder of Idealab.

Abundance Insider: July 29 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Backyard robotic farmers, the world’s first CRISPR-Cas9 human trial, and Tesla’s second “master plan.”

Abundance Insider: July 22, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Biohybrid beings, mine-hunting drones and an Alzheimer’s vaccine.

Unlimited Olympics... Would You Watch It?

Head here for my full archive of tech insights For the purpose of this blog, I'd like to suspend moral and ethical considerations for a moment – let’s call this a fun thought experiment.

Demonetized Cost of Living

Head here for my full archive of tech insights People are concerned about how AI and robotics are taking jobs and destroying livelihoods... reducing our earning capacity, and subsequently destroying the economy.

Abundance Insider: July 15, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: $4 smartphones, wearable subwoofers and AI-generated logos.

Upside of Tesla’s Autopilot

Head here for my full archive of tech insights I own a Tesla Model S and Model X with Autopilot. Best cars I've ever had.

Abundance Insider: July 8, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Regenerative tooth fillings, ticket-fighting AI lawyers, and a new breakthrough in perovskite.

What Won’t Change In 20 Years?

Head here for my full archive of tech insights I'm constantly inquiring about the impact of exponential change over the next 20 years…

Abundance Insider: July 1, 2016 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Raptor-like household robots, salt-sized 3D printed cameras, and the next generation of AI fighter pilots.

Data... World Getting Better

Head here for my full archive of tech insights When I published Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think in February 2012, I included about 80 charts in the back of the book showing very strong evidence that the world is getting better.

Abundance Insider June 24 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights ABUNDANCE INSIDER: JUNE 24 EDITION In this week's Abundance Insider: Virtual power plants, 3D printed pizza and major investments in flying cars.

The Way We Learn Today Is Just Wrong

Head here for my full archive of tech insights Learning needs to be less like memorization, and more like… Angry Birds.

Abundance Insider June 17 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights ABUNDANCE INSIDER: JUNE 17 EDITION In this week's Abundance Insider: Virtual power plants, 3D printed pizza and major investments in flying cars.

Stephen Hawking In Zero-G

Head here for the full archive of my latest tech insights In 2007, I had the incredible opportunity to fly Professor Stephen Hawking, the world's expert in gravity, into zero gravity aboard a specially-modified Boeing 727-200 aircraft called G-FORCE ONE.

Abundance Insider June 10 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Robotic librarians, space-based solar power factories, and neural lace.

Lessons From Kodak

Head here for my full archive of tech insights This blog is about how to not to be disrupted and, perhaps more importantly, how to disrupt yourself before someone else does.

Abundance Insider: June 3 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Straddling buses, music created by artificial intelligence, and fuel-producing bacteria.

Extending Your Healthy Lifespan

Head here for the full archive of my latest tech insights At Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), our goal is to extend the healthy human lifespan and to revolutionize healthcare.

Abundance Insider: May 27 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Self-charging stretchable ‘skins,’ virtual reality department stores, and real-time in-ear language translation.

Are You Ready To Hyperloop

Head here for the full archive of my latest tech insights Would you like to have Hyperloop in your city?

Abundance Insider May 20 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: AI lawyers, origami surgery robots, and the world’s real early tech adopters.

Nanorobots Inside You

Head here for the full archive of my latest tech insights Nanorobots… Inside You This blog is a status update on one of the most powerful tools humanity will ever create: Nanotechnology (or nanotech).

Abundance Insider May 13 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Mind-controlled cars, age-defying ‘second skin’, and MIT’s $5 billion pledge.

Disrupting Solar

Head here for the full archive of my latest tech insights In the next 20 years, between 50 percent to 100 percent of the world's energy production could come from solar.

Abundance Insider: May 6 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Organ-delivering drones, DNA digital data storage, and yet another SpaceX milestone.

Solve Big Problems & Test New Ideas In Just 5 Days

Head here for the full archive of my latest tech insights This blog will teach you the process of running a "design sprint" – a method developed by Jake Knapp, a partner at Google Ventures – to solve big problems and test new ideas in just five days.

Abundance Insider: April 29 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: Flying taxis, brain-controlled drone racing and printer ink made from pollution.

How X (Google) Experiments

Head here for my full archive of tech insights This blog explores in your company, based on recent conversations with my friend Astro Teller, Chief of Moonshots at "X" (formally Google X, Google's R&D factory).

Abundance Insider: April 22 Edition

Head here for my full archive of tech insights In this week's Abundance Insider: 3D printing stem cells in real time, origami-inspired metamaterials, and bacteria-powered solar panels.

Secrets of X (formerly GoogleX), Part-1

Head here for my full archive of tech insights This blog explores the inside workings of "X" (formally Google X, Google's R&D factory) through conversations with my friend Astro Teller, Chief of Moonshots.

Abundance Insider April 15 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Pizza delivery robots, transparent wood and energy enabled fungi.

Culture & Experimentation – with Uber’s Chief Product Officer

Head here for my full archive of tech insights If you want to create a successful, hyper-growth company, you've got to focus on creating the right and how to rapidly experiment.

Abundance Insider: April 8 Edition

Head here for the full archive of Abundance Insider In this week's Abundance Insider: Synthetic skin that sweats, smartphone 3D printers, and sensor-packed fake eggs.

Key Hiring Lessons from Amazon, Uber, Groupon, etc.

If you want to create a successful, hyper-growth company you've got to get one thing right – hiring.

Abundance Insider April 1 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Virtual 3D teleportation, self-cleaning fabric and automated lip-reading algorithms.

3 Secret Weapons For Entrepreneurs

Head here for my full archive of tech insights Why are companies like Amazon, Uber and Google so successful? Each company has nailed three core fundamentals...

Abundance Insider March 25 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Eradicating HIV, concrete made from carbon dioxide, and a college student who 3D printed his own Invisalign tooth aligners.

Materials Science & Technology Convergence

Unexpected convergent consequences... this is what happens when eight different exponential technologies all explode onto the scene at once.

Abundance Insider: March 18 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Living immunotherapy treatment, bionic touch-restoring fingertips, and renewable plastic from plants and pollution.

Abundance Insider: March 11 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Hilton’s robot receptionists, universally compatible kidney transplants, and artificial intelligence insurance agents.

Robotics & Technology Convergence

Unexpected convergent consequences... this is what happens when eight different exponential technologies all explode onto the scene at once.

3D Printing & Technology Convergence

Unexpected convergent consequences... this is what happens when eight different exponential technologies all explode onto the scene at once.

Abundance Insider: March 4 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Moth-inspired solar cells, protein-powered biocomputers, and 256GB smartphone chips.

Drones & Technology Convergence

Unexpected convergent consequences...this is what happens when eight different exponential technologies all explode onto the scene at once.

Abundance Insider: February 26 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Virtual reality physical rehab, phones with a 7-day battery life, and artificial skin made from everyday office supplies.

Abundance Insider: February 19 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Brainwave-based pilot training, ASL-translating armbands, and Superman memory crystal.

VR & Technology Convergence

Unexpected convergent consequences... this is what happens when eight different exponential technologies all explode onto the scene at once.

AI & Technology Convergence

Unexpected convergent consequences... this is what happens when eight different exponential technologies all explode onto the scene at once.

Abundance Insider: February 12 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Terabit Internet satellites, augmented reality construction helmets, and robotic drones that can print buildings.

Sensors & Convergence (Part 1)

Unexpected convergent consequences... this is what happens when eight different exponential technologies all explode onto the scene at once.

Abundance Insider: February 5 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Concussion-fighting collars, robot golfers and shape-shifting exoskeletons.

Incredible Opportunity

I’m putting out the call for brilliant entrepreneurs, who want to enroll in Singularity University’s GSP (Global Solutions Program).

Abundance Insider: January 29 Edition

In this abridged post-Abundance 360 issue, we’ve got tech that turns deserts into farmland, a glimpse of the future of sports, and the latest AI breakthrough from Google’s DeepMind.

Abundance Insider: January 15 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Artery-clearing nanobots, robotic drone retrievers and shape-shifting plastics.

Why Tech is Accelerating

No doubt you've heard of Moore's Law.

Abundance Insider: January 8 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Human-animal hybrids, single-molecule disease detection, and manmade Martian concrete.

Top 10 Breakthroughs For 2015

As we near the end of 2015, here are my top 10 picks for 2015 technology breakthroughs.

Abundance Insider: December 25 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: SpaceX makes history, Google and Ford team up, and lab researchers multiply real teeth in a lab.

Driving Innovation: Part 2

Last week, I wrote about increasing innovation in your company.

Abundance Insider: December 18 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: “Face Off” software, purifying water with nanomaterials, and Microsoft and Ericsson’s top tech predictions for 2016.

Driving Innovation: Part-1

Where do you get your most innovative ideas?

Abundance Insider: December 11 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: 3D printed blood vessels, smart Band-Aids and cloning humans.

New Race to Space

Entrepreneurial space is looking up, way up. It's almost time to start drinking Tang again...

Abundance Insider: December 4 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Affordable artificial photosynthesis, insect-inspired robot swarms, and brain-controlled telepresence bots.

Thanksgiving 2025

This might be a controversial blog.

Abundance Insider: November 27 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Swallowable health sensors, diamond nanothreads and biometric military tattoos.

Plugging into your Brain

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Ray Kurzweil's wild prediction that in the 2030s, nanobots will connect our brains to the cloud, merging biology with the digital world.

Abundance Insider: November 20 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Robotic weed-killers, Google’s $50 million moonshot, and memory-boosting brain implants.

Abundance Insider: November 13 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Open-source AI, vertical seaweed gardens and 150-mph 3D printed drones.

Disrupting Today’s Healthcare System

This week in San Diego, Singularity University is holding its Exponential Medicine Conference, a look at how technologists are redesigning and rebuilding today's broken healthcare system.

Abundance Insider: November 6 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Pothole-repairing robots, 3D printed hair and crash-proof drones.

Billionaire Yuri Milner’s $100M Bet

In the past six years, we have discovered 1,031 planets circling around distant stars "in the habitable zone" (i.e. not too cold, not too hot… able to sustain life).

Abundance Insider: October 30 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Sweat-reactive second skin, robotic construction teams and smart street lights.

Disrupting Adjacencies

Can a company actually disrupt itself?

Abundance Insider: October 23 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: 3D laser printers, sewage-powered cities, and smart sidewalks.

Back to the Future

26 years ago, Marty McFly and Doc Brown climbed into their time-traveling flying DeLorean and set the controls to the distant future -- October 21, 2015 – which happens to be this week.

Abundance Insider: October 16 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Robot-drone partnerships, computer-simulated brains and 3D printed gold jewelry.

Ray’s Wildest Prediction

I consider Ray Kurzweil a very close friend and a very smart person.

Abundance Insider: October 9 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Huggable robots, artificial arteries and auto-retuning prosthetics.

Significance in Exponential Times

This blog is about achieving "significance" during exponential times.

Abundance Insider: October 2 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Tactile virtual reality, Styrofoam-munching mealworms and an unbeatable Rock Paper Scissors robot.

A Genomics (R)evolution

Humanity is moving from evolution by natural selection (Darwinism) to evolution by intelligent direction.

Abundance Insider: September 25 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: 40-foot 3D printers, robot Marines and rope-building drones.

Ripe for Disruption… (Part-3)

Sensors and Robotics are two exponential technologies that will disrupt a multitude of billion-dollar industries.

Abundance Insider: September 18 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Sun-tracking solar cells, 3D-printed ribs and superconducting graphene.

Ripe for Disruption (Part 2)

We live in an age of disruption – Industries will be transformed.

Abundance Insider: September 11 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Self-healing plastic, gemstone jewelry made from smog, and artificial intelligence managers.

Abundance Insider: September 4 Edition

Disease-predicting phone data, real-time wildlife tracking and pollution-fighting artificial intelligence systems. These are just some of the inspiring innovations we curated in this week's edition of Abundance Insider.

Ripe for Disruption… (Part-1)

We live in an age of disruption – and that's a good thing.

Problems are Goldmines

The world's biggest problems are the world's biggest business opportunities.

Abundance Insider august-28-edition

What is this? Consider this a briefing of the week's most compelling tech developments, as uncovered by Peter and his team and curated by Marissa Brassfield. In preparation for Abundance 360, Peter's mastermind for exponential entrepreneurs, our team shares breakthrough ideas and news items with each other and consider their implications for entrepreneurs.

10-9 Companies

“Want to become a billionaire? Then help a billion people.”

Abundance Insider August-21-edition

Drinkable books, Darwinian robots and on-demand doctors. These are just some of the inspiring innovations we curated in this week's edition of Abundance Insider.

Communicating in Exponential Times

If you need to communicate something important to a friend, do you call? Visit? Email? Text? Skype? WhatsApp? Snap? Tweet? Message on Facebook, or LinkedIn?

Abundance Insider August-14th-edition

Gelatin gloves, movement-mimicking robots, and space lettuce. These are just some of the inspiring innovations we curated in this week's edition of Abundance Insider.

Learning in Exponential Times

How to learn is changing, and it’s changing fast.

Abundance Insider August 7th edition

3D-printed pills, faster-than-flash computer memory, and an incredible melanoma immunotherapy. These are just some of the inspiring innovations we curated in this week's edition of Abundance Insider.

Grit So Important

An overnight success… after 10 years of hard work.

Abundance Insider August 7-31 Edition

Cyborg cockroaches, on-demand digital optometry exams and robotic surgical wrists. These are just some of the inspiring innovations we curated in this week's edition of Abundance Insider.

Why Stem Cells may save your Life

You are a collection of over 30 trillion human cells.

Abundance Insider: July 24 Edition

Pollution-hunting robot swans, self-charging phones and a $100 million search for extraterrestrial life. These are just some of the inspiring innovations we curated in this week's edition of Abundance Insider.

Raising Kids During Exponential Times

How do you raise kids today during these exponential times?

Abundance Insider: July 17 Edition

Dancing robotic warehouse shelves, snapping photos with simple finger frames, and the learning implications of 3D printing for dyslexics. These are just some of the inspiring innovations we curated in this week's edition of Abundance Insider.

Entrepreneurs not Government Drive Innovation heres why

It’s sad that the U.S. government doesn’t fund risky research anymore.

Impact Pledge

With immense respect to Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, I’d like to suggest an alternative to the giving pledge… an “impact pledge.”

Future of Transportation

Four revolutions in transportation are taking place this decade.

Data Mining Your Body

Machine learning and data science will do more to improve healthcare than all the biological sciences combined.

Are People in Silicon Valley just Smarter

Why is Silicon Valley better at innovating than most of the world?

My Advice Earlier this Week

I often consult for Fortune 500 companies, who are looking for ways to innovate (quickly).

Most Important Generation Yet

Millennials are those born between 1980-2000, today between the ages of 15-35.

3d print me a jet engine or a car

The 3D printing (digital manufacturing) market has had a lot of hype over the past few years.

AI Bring It On

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the most important technology we’re developing this decade.

Predicting the next 10 years

Last week, I talked about the exponential change that’s occurred over the last 10 years.

10 years of change

It’s hard to believe, but…

Disrupting Food

Head here for my full archive of tech insights Food and agriculture accounts for about 5.9% of the global GDP.

19 Trillion Opportunity

Every month I hold a webinar for my Abundance 360 executive mastermind members that focuses on different exponential technologies impacting billion-person problems.

Entrepreneurial Wisdom From Bill Gross

What’s most important for the success of your project?

Rising Billions Dramatic Positive Change

The most dramatic (positive) change in our global economy is about to occur between 2016 and 2020.

Exciting Tech News This Week

Three exciting developments – that I believe you should know about – happened in technology this week.

Stop Complaining Start Fixing

This week, XPRIZE officially announced a spinoff company called HeroX (http://www.herox.com).

Disrupting Real Estate

How you buy real estate is changing. Forever.

Revolution in Fundraising

Over the last 30 years, I’ve raised hundreds of millions of dollars for my startups and XPRIZEs.

Disrupting Yourself

If you aren’t disrupting yourself, someone else is.

Protect yourself from Cyber Crime

This blog is about the downside of exponential technology: digital crime.

Hyperloop Is Coming

Have you heard of the Hyperloop? It’s the concept described as “a cross between a Concorde, a railgun and a bullet train.”

How to mine your data

The most successful companies on the planet are data-driven companies… Google, Facebook, Uber, AirBnb, etc.

11 Steps For Being Bold

This week my new book BOLD hits your local bookstore and Amazon.

Predictions for the next 25 years

In my new book BOLD, one of the interviews that I’m most excited about is with my good friend Ray Kurzweil.

Fix it to Hell with Murphy

>>>When given a choice, take both. >>>Do it by the book, but be the author! >>>When forced to compromise, ask for more. These are just 3 examples from my list of 28 Peter’s Laws that I’ve accumulated over the past 20 years.

Clash of linear vs Exponential

A clash between linear and exponential systems is coming.

My Top Tech Picks For 2015

If you thought 2014 was thrilling, here’s a look at what I’m most excited about for 2015…

Dissolving National Borders

Besides your passport, what really defines your nationality these days?

Know Anything you want Anytime Anywhere

We’re heading towards a world of perfect knowledge.

Metatrend of the Decade

Four billion people are buying new smartphones every two years, massively outpacing the PC industry (where we buy 1.6 billion PCs every five years).

Mobile is Eating the World

In Abundance, I wrote that 3 Billion new minds are “coming on-line” in the next six years.

The Robot Revolution

Finally, the robot revolution is arriving.

Why I Implanted an Rfid tag in my hand

Last weekend I injected an RFID tag into my right hand.

Stone Soup

The following short story is one of the great secrets for entrepreneurial success.

Googles 8 Innovation Principles

How does Google do it? How are they so innovative?

Please We Need more Women in Technology

We need more women in technology. In 2012, women made up only 26 percent of the computing workforce, out of 3,816,000 computing-related occupations. (Department of Labor Current Population Survey, 2012)

Materials that will Change The World Graphene

Have you heard of graphene?

Self-driving Cars Are Coming

Elon Musk’s announcement of a semi-autonomous Tesla Model D this past week is one of many autonomous vehicle announcements coming your way…

Life or Death

The healthcare system is massively broken.

Announcing my boldest mission yet

I’m writing to tell you about the boldest XPRIZE I’ve ever launched.

You Aint seen Nothing Yet

Today, the only constant is change…

Uber vs The law my Moneys on Uber

I love Uber, the ridesharing app that connects people who need rides with drivers.

How to Become a Billionaire

Want to become a billionaire? Then help a billion people.

Humin the next billion dollar app

I decided to invest in my first app.

Top 10 Reasons Drones are Disruptive

If you think today’s drones are interesting, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

It Takes Courage to be Disruptive

It takes courage to be disruptive.

your legacy getting off this rock

We just celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing.

What the News Media wont tell you about Global Violence

I call CNN the Crisis News Network (or the Calamity News Network), delivering all crisis, all the time…

Vr Ai Margaritas my insights on the coolest tech this week

I love it when an entrepreneur creates something *insanely great* then makes it affordable and available to all of us.

Is Tech Unemployment Good or Bad

Last week, in conversation with Vinod Khosla, Larry Page was asked what he thinks will happen to jobs in the future as technology begins to replace humans.

Wheres the Gold in your data turning 500k into 3b

I collect *a lot* of data. We all do.

Unfair Advantages of Emotional Computing

Earlier this week, Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son announced an amazing new robot called Pepper. The most amazing feature isn’t that it will only cost $2,000, or that Pepper is intended to babysit your kids and work the registers at retail stores. What’s really remarkable is that Pepper is designed to understand and respond to human emotion.

No More Malls: 5 Disruptive Techs Transforming Retail

Five technologies are converging to transform the retail shopping experience forever.

Sitting inside Elons Spaceship the dragon 2 Capsule from Spacex

Recently I attended the unveiling of SpaceX’s Dragon-2 capsule — the new spaceship they’ve designed to take people to space.

What will they 3d print next inside my trip to local motors

Last week, I flew my Cirrus to visit Jay Rogers and his team at Local Motors in Phoenix.

Drones overhead Seeing Everything always inside google and facebooks latest acquisitions

Imagine a fleet of drones, overhead, out of sight, tens of thousands of feet in the sky. Imagine those drones being powered by sunlight — effectively aerial satellites that are orbiting constantly, never having to touch down for fuel. Now imagine thousands of them, perhaps tens of thousands of them, with cameras and radio repeaters on board.

Why Vicarious 50m Investment Round matters for entrepreneurs

Check this out. A company of 10 employees that’s raised $50M of investment from Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Peter Thiel and Ashton Kutcher, just to name a few. Few things make me sit up and take notice — this is one of them.

64 Billion Messages in 24 Hours key takeaways from whatsapps massively disruptive statistics

In February of this year, Facebook’s $19B acquisition of mobile messaging platform WhatsApp set a record for the largest software acquisition of all time. It set the value of WhatsApp at more than Sony Corporation.

From 2m to 2b in 18 months what Entrepreneurs can learn from Oculus Vr

As I’m sure you’ve already read, Facebook recently acquired Oculus Virtual Reality for $2 billion.

How to Build an app with the crowd

I have at least 7 really cool app ideas… but I have no time, and I frankly couldn’t program them to save my life. Could you?

Solving Your Challenge With Incentive Competitions

Do you have a big problem that you’d love to solve? A problem which, if solved, would transform your business, your life, your community?

Bitcoin Going from Deceptive to Disruptive

Bitcoin is moving from its Deceptive phase to a very Disruptive phase. This Blog is going to explain why, and what you may want to do.

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