Direct Air Capture & the Carbon Revolution
Imagine making fuel, plastics, and concrete out of “thin air." That’s the promise of Direct Air Capture (DAC), a technology that fundamentally disrupts our contemporary oil economy.
(Sun)Bathed in Solar Energy Abundance
Every five days, the Sun provides the Earth with as much energy as all proven supplies of oil, coal and natural gas.
Forging a >50% renewable electric economy by 2030
By 2030, more than 50 percent of the U.S. economy will run on electricity derived from renewables. What are the implications as we shift the U.S. and global energy economies away from fossil fuels?
In ten years, you will not own a car....
The era of the internal combustion engine (ICE) car is ending. We may have reached “peak ICE” production this past year.
Who, Not How
When most entrepreneurs (including me) face a challenge, our first reaction is to ask: “how do I solve this problem.”
Exponential China - Something You Can't Ignore
The rise of China as an epicenter of rapid-fire innovation and technological disruption is more important than ever before in transforming each and every one of our businesses.
Tokenizing the World with Blockchain
In almost every industry you can think of, blockchain is poised to cut out middlemen, dramatically improve transparency, and multiply the efficiency of countless transactions worldwide.
Disrupting Real Estate & Construction
In the wake of the housing market collapse of 2008, one entrepreneur decided to dive right into the failing real estate industry. But this time, he didn’t buy any real estate to begin with. Instead, Glenn Sanford decided to launch the first-ever cloud-based real estate brokerage, eXp Realty.
Musk vs. Bezos: The Great Migration into Space
We are witnessing the next great space race… but this time, it is not the U.S. vs. USSR. This race is between Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos.
Top 5 Energy & Transportation Breakthroughs (2019 - 2024)
The energy and transportation industries are being aggressively disrupted by converging exponential technologies.
Convergence in VR/AR: 5 Anticipated Breakthroughs to Watch
Convergence is accelerating disruption… everywhere!
Future of Entert[AI]nment - Part 1
Twenty years ago, entertainment was dominated by a handful of producers and monolithic broadcasters, a near-impossible market to break into.
Future of Cities Part 2: Visions of the Future
Tomorrow’s cities are reshaping almost every industry imaginable, and birthing those we’ve never heard of.
Future of Smart Cities - Part 1
Each week alone, an estimated 1.3 million people move into cities, driving urbanization on an unstoppable scale.
Education at All Ages
Today, over 77 percent of Americans own a smartphone with access to the world’s information and near-limitless learning resources.
Longevity & Vitality Part 4: The Next Data-Driven Healthtech Revolution
Increasing your healthspan (i.e. making 100 years old the new 60) will depend to a large degree on artificial intelligence.
Longevity & Vitality Part 3: AI Augments Healthcare and Longevity
When it comes to the future of healthcare, perhaps the only technology more powerful than CRISPR is Artificial Intelligence.
Longevity & Vitality Part 2: A Renaissance of Drugs and Genomics
The causes of aging are extremely complex and unclear.
longevity & vitality part 1 - why we age....
Healthcare today is reactive, retrospective, bureaucratic and expensive. It's sick care, not healthcare.
Perfect Knowledge + Radical Transparency
We’re rapidly approaching the era of abundant knowledge – a time when you can know anything you want, anywhere you want, anytime you want. An era of radical transparency.
Thankful For Abundance!
The world is getting better at a stunning rate, and as we celebrate Thanksgiving here in the U.S., I wanted to offer you some convincing details and data.
The World Is (Still) Better Than You Think
Your mindset matters — now more than ever. We are in the midst of a drug epidemic. The drug? Negative news. The drug pushers? The media.