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My 25-Year Commitment & Focus for 2019

Imagine publicly making a 25-year commitment to something you’re passionate about. How would your mindset change? In 2013, I committed to running an annual mastermind called Abundance 360 (A360) for 25 years… and that statement fundamentally changed my mindset. In this blog, I’ll share the backstory of this commitment, and how long-term thinking has the power to make a huge impact. I’ll also[…]

Join Me at Exponential Medicine

The convergence of exponential technologies — including machine learning, artificial intelligence, robotics, networks, sensors, synthetic biology and quantum computing — is transforming healthcare.

The Future of Insurance

We profit from it, we fear it, and we find it impossibly hard to quantify… risk.

Back-to-School Thoughts: Future of Education

As kids worldwide head back to school, I’d like to share my thoughts on the future of education.

AI Superpowers by Kai-Fu Lee

Recently, I picked up Kai-Fu Lee’s newest book, AI Superpowers. Kai-Fu Lee is one of the most plugged-in AI investors on the planet, heading management of over $2 billion AUM between six funds, and over 300 portfolio companies in the U.S. and China.  Drawing from his pioneering work in AI, executive leadership at Microsoft, Apple and Google (where he served as founding president of Google China),[…]

Shenzhen: Hardware Capital of the World

Less than 40 years ago, Shenzhen was a fishing village of 30,000 people.

China Spotlight: Next AI Superpower?

Last year, China’s government put out its plan to lead the world in AI by 2030.

Abundance Insider: August 17th, 2018 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Spider-inspired microbots, stem cell treatments for Crohn's disease, and open-source 3D bioprinters. Cheers, Peter, Marissa, Kelley, Greg, Bri, Jarom, Joseph, Derek, Jason, Claire and Max 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. P.P.S. If you enjoy Abundance Insider, consider[…]

China's BAT: Baidu, Alibaba & Tencent

Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent (BAT) are now valued at a combined $1 trillion USD.

Abundance Insider: August 10th, 2018 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Search-and-rescue centaur robots, computer-generated celebrities, and a personality-parsing AI. Cheers, Peter, Marissa, Kelley, Greg, Bri, Jarom, Joseph, Derek, Jason, Claire and Max 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. P.P.S. Want to learn more about exponential[…]

Abundance Insider: August 3rd, 2018 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Cell-sized sensing robots, personalized VR horror games, and the first 5G smartphone antennas. Cheers, Peter, Marissa, Kelley, Greg, Bri, Jarom, Joseph, Derek, Jason, Claire and Max 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. P.P.S. Enjoy Abundance Insider? Discuss these weekly[…]

Abundance Insider: July 27th, 2018 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: AI-equipped hotel rooms, plane-repairing robo-beetles, and Amazon's VR kiosks.

Abundance Insider: July 20th, 2018 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Living solar cells, digitally cloned executives, and a $1B real estate company that operates entirely in VR. Cheers, Peter, Marissa, Kelley, Greg, AJ, Bri, Jarom, Joseph, Derek, Jason, Claire and Max 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. Inside a $1 Billion Real Estate[…]

Abundance Insider: July 13th, 2018 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Kroger's autonomous delivery pilot, robot stunt doubles, and self-learning robots. Cheers, Peter, Marissa, Kelley, Greg, AJ, Bri, Jarom, Joseph, Derek, Jason, Claire and Max 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. Disney Imagineering Releases Autonomous Robot Stunt Doubles[…]

Abundance Insider: July 6th, 2018 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: 3D printed cardiac patches, Tesla and PG&E's California Powerpack plans, and shape-shifting dragon drones. Cheers, Peter, Marissa, Kelley, Greg, AJ, Bri, Jarom, Joseph, Jason, Claire and Max 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. Alibaba Launches Automated Robot Restaurant[…]

Abundance Insider: June 22, 2018 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Gene therapy for spinal cord injuries, cornea-repairing eyedrops, and a community currency launch in Kenya. Cheers, Peter, Marissa, Kelley, Greg, AJ, Bri, Jarom, Jason, Claire and Max 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. New Gene Therapy Could Stitch Together Damaged[…]

Future of AI & Longevity

What if we could generate novel molecules to target any disease, overnight, ready for clinical trials?

Abundance Insider: June 15, 2018 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: AR drone simulators, the next generation of smart fabrics, and Eric Schmidt’s predictions on global AI...

$10 million ANA Avatar XPRIZE announced at SXSW

At the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas on Monday, Diamandis and his organization announced a new $10 million competition to develop “real-life avatars” to enable humans “to remotely see, hear, and interact with physical environments and other people.”

Future of Retail

Exponential technologies (AI, VR, 3D printing, and networks) are radically reshaping traditional retail.

Abundance Insider: December 15, 2017 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: AI masters chess, addiction-fighting smart pills, and data on the $7 trillion autonomous car industry.

Abundance Insider: December 8, 2017 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Nanomaterial quantum encryption systems, 3D printing with bacterial ink, and Google’s AI creates its own “child.”

AI, Quantum & Entrepreneurship in China

Last week, Eric Schmidt, Chairman of Alphabet, predicted that China will “rapidly overtake the U.S. in artificial intelligence… in as little as five years."

Abundance Insider: September 1, 2017 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: AI fashion designers, crowdsourced eclipse movies, and DeepMind's latest open-source AI release for StarCraft II.

A Bridge to Abundance

When looking at the most pressing issue humanity will face in the next 100 years, I do not believe it will stem from those typically highlighted by the media: a scarcity of water, energy, or other resources.

Abundance Insider: July 21, 2017 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Self-healing objects, language invented by artificial intelligence, and robots learning to interpret vague human commands.

Abundance Insider: July 14, 2017 Edition

In this week's Abundance Insider: Deceit-detecting AI, Facebook's new "village," and a world first in teleportation.

First Jobs To Go

There’s little question in my mind that advances in artificial intelligence and robotics will significantly displace humans in the workplace. We’re not talking about every job, but most of today’s jobs (as currently configured) will eventually be performed by AI and robots or in partnership with AI and robots.

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