Monday, July 23, 2007

"By the year 2030, computational capabilities of computers will be increasing at a rate much faster than our brain can comprehend."

Sunday, July 22, 2007

"he expects homes to have a seamless system of assisting computers with voice capabilities"

Saturday, July 21, 2007

"In five years [2012], if everything comes out as I hope, you'll have a system that looks like Amazon for the life sciences."

Thursday, July 19, 2007

Birth control will probably be perfected in 2015, when biotechnology is advanced.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

"Westmere is the name given to the 32 nm shrink of Nehalem. Westmere should be ready for a 2009 release."

Saturday, July 14, 2007

Intel - 22 nm in 2011

Thursday, July 12, 2007

"Yoomba lets you call via e-mail"

Wednesday, July 11, 2007


Monday, July 09, 2007

"AMD's next architecture will enable petaflops machines by 2009."


Sunday, July 08, 2007

Totally RFID Checkout in Japan


Saturday, July 07, 2007

Free VoIP for Smartphones

"TomTom [GPS] Buddies lets you track your friends on the road."
"WiFi Enabled Cell Phones Will Dominate By 2009"
"Boston Entirely Wireless [WiFi] by 2009"
"In my view the coming WebOS will not live only on the desktop, rather it will be a web service that lives 'in the cloud.' Desktops will become views into it, rather than the center of it. The desktop PC era is almost over. We are entering a new era of mobility and plurality -- our digital lives will be spread across multiple devices, most of which will be mobile. We will require access to everything, no matter what device we are on.

When a user logs onto any device -- be it a laptop or a mobile device -- they will connect to their account in the WebOS. The local device will synch with their WebOS account to get their latest desktop layout, their preferences, and any new notifications or changes."
-Nova Spivak

Bill Gates seemed to indicate is coming in 2009
iChat supposedly will soon be on the iPhone.

--- - October 2007


"Apparently, the next iPhone will debut in spring 2008 at MacWorld, and will come with a built-in GPS."

"Jobs set a target of selling 10 million iPhones by the end of 2008."
"Analyst Gene Munster thinks Apple could sell more than 40 million iPhones in 2009."


"Young people are "constantly waiting for their friends to send them new links, new photos. It's a new sort of entertainment," he said. Now smart phones are offering "a great opportunity to capture what happens not only in the office and living room, but also in the park or walking down the street or sitting on the bus.""

"Text messaging is insanely popular overseas, but practically nonexistent in the United States - for now. That just means we'll have to import the best tech from abroad."
""Maybe when the video technology is good enough that we can have a virtual classroom—that is, where anyone can raise their hand and ask the professor a question in the middle of the lecture, or discuss in groups with other students, we'll be able to" have virtual school.
-Yale person

Friday, July 06, 2007

"Google launches Indian transliteration"

"the company is also working on voice recognition technology, by which voice can be recognized and converted into data. Also in the works is visual recognition, through which it will be possible to trace a particular picture from a library of pictures without tagging them"

Thursday, July 05, 2007

Standard hard drives will probably have an exabyte around 2027.
"Smart technology will be incorporated into fabrics, so you can e-mail using your shoe or coat sleeve."
"While semantic web talks about connecting all 'things' on the World Wide Web, RFID connects physical things to the internet."

"storing 'thing' URI in the RFID tag"


Some mobile phones have RFID readers.


"Worldwide revenues from RFID tags will jump from $300 million in 2004 to $3 billion in 2009. During this period, the technology will appear in many industries with significant impact on the efficiency of business processes."
"When maintenance workers finish a job at an Indianapolis university, they don't return to the office to fill out paperwork and pick up their next assignment. They grab their cell phones."

Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Realistic Animation

The Semantic Web, "2010"

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Intel's Polaris will have 80 cores.
Terascale "could allow real-time language translation via cell phones, real-time video search by spoken phrase or image, and better recommendation systems for shopping, meal planning, and even health care."


"In articles and talks, Berners-Lee and others began describing a future in which software agents would similarly skip across this "web of data," understand Web pages' metadata content, and complete tasks that take humans hours today. Say you'd had some lingering back pain: a program might determine a specialist's availability, check an insurance site's database for in-plan status, consult your calendar, and schedule an appointment. Another program might look up ­restaurant reviews, check a map database, cross-reference open table times with your calendar, and make a dinner reservation."

The Semantic Web

"We will be merging with computers by 2025 and we will have nano red blood cells coursing through our veins. We’ll be holding our breath under water for four hours, running marathons without breaking a sweat."

Google Phone - 2025

"The entire nature of information has changed. The schools followed. They do not teach facts, but teach the ways to get the facts and use the facts. All online, of course."

"Doing original research is getting harder and harder to do - everything is already available online and analysis of patterns can do in seconds what a dissertation used to take years to accomplish, especially in the humanities."

"Nowhere in the novel is there any mention of newspapers, radio or television. Yet, the characters get their news - online. "

Monday, July 02, 2007

Tricorder: diagnoses ailments without ever touching a patient

RFID In Patients-American Medical Association

Sunday, July 01, 2007,3800011842,39167640,00.htm - social networking: augmented reality,3800011842,39167447,00.htm - Second Life: outsourcing, meetings

2006- Computer-Generated Image

Intel-"Larabee to have 32 cores in 2009; Moving up to 48 cores in 2010"

Brother retinal projection


"By 2015, computers will be largely invisible, and will be very small. We will be dealing with a mesh of computing and communications that will be embedded in the environment and in our clothing. People in 2005 face a dilemma because, on the one hand, they want large, high-resolution displays. They can obtain these displays by buying expensive 72” flat-panel plasma monitors. But they also want portable devices, which have limited display capabilities. By 2015, we will have images input directly onto our retinas. This allows for a very high-resolution display that encompasses the entire visual field of view yet is physically tiny. These devices exist in 2005, and are used in high-performance applications, such as putting a soldier or a surgeon into a virtual reality environment. So in 2015, if we want a large, high-resolution computer image, it will just appear virtually in the air. We will have augmented reality, including pop-up displays explaining what is happening in the real world. We will be able to go into full-immersion, visual auditory virtual reality environments.

We will have useable language technologies. These are beginning to emerge, and by 2015 they will be quite effective. In this visual field of view, we will have virtual personalities with which you can interact. Computers will have virtual assistants with sufficient command of speech recognition that you can discuss subjects with them. Search engines won’t wait to be asked—they will track your conversation and attempt to anticipate your needs and help you with routine transactions. These virtual assistants won’t be at the human level, that won’t happen until we have strong AI. But they will be useful, and many transactions will be mediated by these assistants. Computing will be very powerful, and it will be a mesh of computing. Individuals who need the power of a million computers for 25 milliseconds will be able to obtain that as needed.

By 2015, we will have real traction with nanotechnology. I believe that we will be well on the way to overcoming major diseases, such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes through the biotechnology revolution. We will also make progress in learning how to stop and even reverse the aging process."

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