Think About The Current Capabilities Of Computer Technology To What Was Thought Impossible 10 Years Ago What Are The Possibilities For The Use Of Technology In The Near And Distant Future Essays and Term Papers

  • Humanity as a Bridge

    The Future of Humanity  Nick Bostrom Future of Humanity Institute Faculty of Philosophy & James Martin 21st Century School Oxford University www.nickbostrom.com [Complete draft circulated (2007)] [Published in New Waves in Philosophy of Technology, eds. Jan-Kyrre Berg Olsen, Evan Selinger, & Soren Riis...

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  • General Studies

    central Russia earlier this month injuring about 1,000 people. Early estimates of the meteor's mass put it at ten tones, but US space agency NASA later estimated it to be between 7,000 and 10,000 tonnes. The agency also estimated the size of the object was about 17m (55ft).. The experimental results suggest...

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  • Space Exploration and Colonization

    Using Technology and Human Enhancements in our Race for Space Since the beginning of man's existence on this earth, the night time sky has held awe and wonder. The questions of what may exist have long been pondered and are chronicled throughout the written history of our species. Technology and science...

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  • Cobol, Is It Going Away?

    the first time with the idea of developing a universal language for building business applications. That language was COBOL. By 1960, COBOL was commercially ready, and for the next 20 years, more programs were written in COBOL than in any other language. Influenced by FORTRAN, a programming language...

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  • AI positive and negative factors

    limited to the field of AI. Jacques Monod wrote: “A curious aspect of the theory of evolution is that everybody thinks he understands it” (Monod 1975). My father, a physicist, complained about people making up their own theories of physics; he wanted to know why people did not make up their own theories...

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  • Artificial Intelligence as a Positive and Negative Factor in Global Risk

    limited to the field of AI. Jacques Monod wrote: "A curious aspect of the theory of evolution is that everybody thinks he understands it." (Monod 1974.) My father, a physicist, complained about people making up their own theories of physics; he wanted to know why people did not make up their own theories...

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  • Essay

    Artificial Intelligence Melinda Faye Conner INF 103 Computer Literacy Instructor: Shane Lauber March 28, 2011 Artificial Intelligence Have you ever just sat and looked at your computer, an thought it was more that it appear to be? Many years ago before your time and mines, men did the same thing...

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  • Mobile Computing

    and Future Imagine a world without the Internet, online shopping, gaming, social networking, or up to the second news updates. All of these things could not have happened without the advent of mobile computing and the technology that has expanded over time. Just think, thirty years ago, we did...

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  • Newscientist

    organised a "Future of Life" conference celebrating the 50th anniversary of Watson and Crick's discovery of the structure of DNA. All the speakers - myself included - were asked what we thought the next 50 years would bring. Most of the predictions were short-sighted. James Watson's own prediction was that...

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  • Accelerated Exchange in the Transition of Communication

    information that has been created and sent through channels has a long history, and these channels continue to change in the speed, as well as the size capability of the message. This paper will examine Information Theory and expand on the concept of noise, and how the intended relevant information transmission...

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  • Five Minds for the Future

    For several decades, as a researcher in psychology, I have been pondering the human mind. I’ve studied how the mind develops, how it is organized, what it’s like in its fullest expanse. I’ve studied how people learn, how they create, how they lead, how they change the minds of other persons or their...

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  • Mr. Flood's Party

    UNM Health Sciences Center Libary I. Things to Come: Technology in the 21st Century It began long ago on the windswept plains of an Earth no one will see again. Sometime within the last 150,000 years, modern humans first evolved and technology as we know it arose shortly thereafter. The two events...

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  • Science Can't Answer These

    10 Questions Science Can’t Answer (Yet) This page intentionally left blank 10 Questions Science Can’t Answer (Yet) A Guide to the Scientific Wilderness Michael Hanlon Macmillan London New York Melbourne Hong Kong © MIchael Hanlon 2007 All rights reserved. No reproduction, copy or transmission...

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  • Not Mine Document

    Cosmos MICHIO KAKU DOUBLEDAY New York London Toronto Sydney Auckland PARALLEL WORLDS A JOURNEY THROUGH CREATION, HIGHER DIMENSIONS, AND THE FUTURE OF THE COSMOS published by doubleday a division of Random House, Inc. doubleday and the portrayal of an anchor with a dolphin are registered trademarks...

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  • Rfid

    Call my Objects Article 2: Radio Frequency ID technology: The next revolution in SCM Article 1: Have Your Objects Call My Objects Author: Glover Ferguson Glover Ferguson is the chief scientist for Accenture; he leads its global technology research and innovation strategy, a role that involves...

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  • Technology

    Overview The term technology came from the Greek word technologia, which means ‘the systematic treatment of an art’ from the Greek word technē+o, which means ‘art, skill’ and logia from the Greek word logos, which mean “word or speech,” meant in Greece a discourse on the arts or skill. It was used to represent...

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  • Latest Trends in Electronics

    elcome to the latest edition of Five Technology Trends to Watch. This annual Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) publication looks at the new technologies that will shape our future. I remain optimistic despite the challenges to the economy. The consumer technology industry continues to show promise...

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  • Impact of Science on Society

    4’83 84-1 4 1 59 For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office Washington, D.C. 20402 Foreword Science and technology have had a major impact on society, and their impact is growing. By drastically changing our means of communication, the way we work, our housing...

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  • Robots

    BON SECOURS HEALTH SYSTEM, INC. TECHNOLOGY EARLY WARNING SYSTEM – WHITE PAPER MAY, 2007 The Future of Medical Robotics: Creating Synergy in the Interaction of Patients, Caregivers, and Intelligent Machines Jeffrey C. Bauer, Ph.D. ACS Healthcare Solutions Robots are gaining acceptance in hospitals...

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  • Exposed

    field in computer science. In this report we explored its history, major accomplishments and the visions of its creators. We looked at how Artificial Intelligence experts influence reporting and engineered a survey to gauge public opinion. We also examined expert predictions concerning the future of the...

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