The f(x) = e^x | Step into the Metaverse - available now!

Good Day! This is my weekly newsletter, with a dose of insights into the future. The topic of this newsletter is the exponential times we live in, hence the title of f(x) = e^x, which is the (natural) exponential function.

You can visit The Digital Speaker to book me as a keynote speaker for your next event or to hire me as a future tech coach for your CEO. I have also published my trend predictions for 2022, and I am giving away20 free copies of my new book: Step into the Metaverse!

Step into the Metaverse – Available Now!

My latest article:

In the past months, I went down the rabbit hole of the metaverse, and I came out the other end knowing that the immersive internet is the future of our society. It might not look like it now, but as the late Clay Christensen said: ”The next big thing often starts off looking like a toy”.

In the coming years, the metaverse will change society and how we work, socialize and play. My new book - Step into the Metaverse: How the Immersive Internet Will Unlock a Trillion-Dollar Social Economy - will help you prepare for this paradigm shift.

The hardcopy and eBook are available now in the United States, and you can purchase them on Amazon, Barnes&Noble, or any of the other online bookstores. The audiobook will become available end of July. In addition, the book will be translated into Mandarin, Korean, Vietnamese and Portuguese. In the coming weeks, the book will become available across the globe.

If you are interested in a free preview of the book, you can download it here or view it on LinkedIn. Enjoy reading it!


Three Useful Nuggets of Information

My weekly tips from around the web to get you thinking.

1. NFT2.0 - the next generation of NFTs.

NFTs are moving into the mainstream, but this requires a streamlined and trustworthy experience for the general public's mass adoption and not all use cases would benefit from tradeable NFTs - welcome Soulbound tokens (Cointelegraph)

2. One quintillion operations per second 😱

A supercomputer at Tennessee's Oak Ridge National Laboratory broke the world record by crossing a threshold of one quintillion operations per second. The computer contains 8.730.112 cores and catapults us into the exascale era of computing. (PC Mag)

3. Anti-abortion activists collect data to prosecute post-Roe...

In the United States, anti-abortion activists are preparing for a post-Roe era when abortion is no longer an individual's right. With some states encouraging people to find and report women who visit an abortion clinic, the hunt for location data, license plate data, video data, and other private data is on. The day Roe vs Wade will be overturned will be a sad day for women and privacy. (MIT)


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