Technological advancements

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Post by thebookaholic1 » 05 Oct 2018, 09:40

Sophia, Sophia, Sophia. Have you seen it? Or should I say seen 'her'? That debate she had with the other robot?

That technology is already here

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Post by SammiArch » 06 Oct 2018, 07:15

This advancement is absolutely plausible. Look at the technology we already possess. Cars stopping and parallel parking themselves; AI, like Alexa, turning off the lights and ordering pizza. The developments we have today, greatly surpasses anything imaginable 40 years ago. Realistically, we can't even fathom what is in store over the next 4 decades.
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Post by grace8031 » 09 Oct 2018, 14:54

Technology is the way to the future some of this are within our reach.

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Post by teevic_o » 10 Oct 2018, 14:54

Much as technological advancements are impressive and improving fast, they tend to be also somewhat scary. Maybe that's just me
What we achieve inwardly will change our outer reality far more greatly than anything else.

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Post by Debjani Ghosh » 19 Oct 2018, 13:20

Bianka Walter wrote:
01 Aug 2018, 07:34
This book is set 40 years into the future. There are various technological advancements including one of the main characters, Franklin, who is an onboard computer. He is capable of intelligent conversation, decision making, and driving agent Sliver's airship. I'm not sure if this type of advancement is achievable within the next 40 years. Based on the other technologies in the book, which ones do you think are possible in the foreseeable future?
Technology is advancing by leaps and bounds and hence, it can never be said concretely that the type of advancement seen in this book is not achievable in the next 40 years. it is difficult to achieve but not impossible.

I think a computer who is able to engage in intelligent conversation is achievable since already AI-driven robots are making the headlines frequently these days.

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Post by acremer » 09 Nov 2018, 10:12

I am unsure about these technological advancements in the next 40 years. We do advance everyday, however, some of these advancements are so far-fetched that I am not sure if they will ever happen.

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Post by Sunday diamond » 14 Nov 2018, 15:05

Technology is truly advancing even before now, so by now- anticipating even more advanced technology is never a mirage.

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