It seems there are many theories about the exact nature of XM (Exotic Matter), where it comes from and what it has to do with us.
Today's interesting leak seems to be quite old, I'm not certain how old exactly. We get to see some of how the team at the Niantic Project began to put the pieces of their own investigation together.
It looks like
has expanded beyond just art. He is now soliciting field reports from agents currently using the leaked Ingress technology.