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Looking into the Future with Virtual Reality

What ONE major technological innovation (s) do you see in the horizon that has significant consequences (positive and/or negative) for global society? I think once virtual reality headsets become cheaper and more commercially available they will have an enormous positive impact on global society. The potential opportunity for virtual reality ...

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Printing Beyond Ink on Paper

“3D printing” among current young adults tends to bring up memories of high school/college technology classes in which they were assigned to model various objects in specialized software for 3D printing and ended up with flimsy plastic eyesores. However, 3D printing goes far beyond that as an industry projected by ...

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David vs Goliath

By Abel Takele – One major technological innovation that I see on the horizon that has significant consequences for global society is Blockchain. Blockchain is a technology that allows individuals and companies to make instantaneous transactions on a network without any middlemen. Whether this consequence is positive or negative depends ...

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Lost in Translation

One major technological innovation on the horizon is real-time language translation. The development of real-time language translation has a huge impact on society in many different aspects. Language is a barrier to so many people across the globe that can prevent one from conversing with someone else across the globe. ...

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Machine Learning & A.I: Unlocking Limitless Possibilities

By: Brandon Liu The benefits of machine learning and & A.I can yield untapped amounts of efficiency and productivity from a global perspective. While there certainly can be potential detriments, it is firmly believed by numerous data scientists that the implementation of machine learning can benefit industries on a global ...

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Foldable Screens are the Future

By: Aaron Shimanov One major technological innovation that I see on the horizon is foldable screens. This innovation will allow people to wear screens on their wrist, similar to this Nubia smartwatch, which has a rounded and flexible display. It will also allow for smartphone manufacturers to blur the lines ...

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Global Internet Access & The World Economy

Fiona Whitefield I predict that in the next twenty years, global satellite internet systems will enable the majority of the worldwide population to access high-speed internet and become active participants in the global economy. While the developed world is accustomed to high-speed internet access, only 48% of the world population ...

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Artificial intelligence and rapid changes

Artificial intelligence and rapid changes Fitsum Endashaw A major technological advancement that we are witnessing in this era that will revolutionize how we will be living in the future is artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence is a part of computer science that deals with arming electronic devices like computers, cell phones, ...

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