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Based on what you have learned, which of Kurzweil's predictions do you agree with, and which do you doubt? Out of Kurzweil’s predictions, I agree with his prediction regarding the future when he said these are very powerful technologies; they both empower our promise and our peril, so we have to have the will to apply them to the right powers (Kurzweil, 2005). One of Kurzweil’s predictions that I strongly agree with is his prediction that by 2010 computers will disappear. They will be imbedded in our clothing, in our environment; images will be written directly to our retina, providing full-immersion virtual reality. Augmented reality. We’ll be interacting with virtual personalities (Kurzweil, 2005). Why do you agree with that prediction of Kurzweil’s? I agree with Kurzweil regarding the strength of our technologies and that we need to possess the will to apply those strengths properly. This due to something that my parents instilled in me as a child: If things that are there for our benefit are abused, fall into the wrong hands, and/ or are used for the wrong purpose, ultimately, the result will be chaos and destruction; whether it be destruction of said item itself or of something of a larger, more important scale. Regardless, if
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course INF 103 taught by Professor Schroeder during the Spring '11 term at Ashford University.

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