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Shifting Reality

By: Matt Klein (ENES464) Humankind is approaching the point to where some things straight out of science fiction are becoming less and less fictional. Technology of the 21st century has moved at an alarmingly fast rate and one there is one groundbreaking phenomena currently in its early stages that has ...

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Agility Robotics: The future of Artificial Intelligence

Sumaiyah Sarwat ENES 464 07.19.17 Agility Robotics: The future of Artificial Intelligence Robotic development mechanization is being advertised as one of the major technological innovation in the modern society. Agility robotics are exhilarating machines that are agile, efficient, and capable of managing highly self-motivated operations. They are robust, efficaciously conferring to ...

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Google Fiber’s Potential

One kind of technology that can greatly affect global society is Google Fiber. Google Fiber is an Internet Service ISP being developed by Google. Based on Kansas prices, Google Fiber allows an internet speed of 100 Mbps(megabits per second) for fifty dollars a month, and for twenty more dollars a ...

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Consequences of a Virtual Market- Sara Ennis

Online ordering has been around for quite some time now, but recently has picked up steam. Companies have been improving their online ordering options and processes to make ordering faster and easier. One or two day delivery has become a common offering for many retailers and the implementation of apps ...

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Quantum Computers in Tomorrow’s Global Society

Quantum Computers in Tomorrow’s Global Society Adrian Johnston   The implications of quantum computers are wide, broad, and exciting. From artificial intelligence to healthcare, the global society of tomorrow will look different than it does today. The way we live, work, and play will enhance, in part because of quantum ...

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Graphene- The Future

Alexander Abelson   One extraordinary technological innovation was recently discovered in 2004 and is named graphene. Graphene is simply a single sheet of graphite (the material used in pencils) that measures in at an atom thick. This material has some incredible properties, such as being 200 times stronger than steel ...

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3D Printing: Building Block of the Future

Henry Jimenez In recent years 3D printing has moved from being a tech novelty to a major part of the manufacturing process in many industries. Industries that have already been affected by the improvements made to 3D printing include aerospace, automotive, construction, manufacturing and medical. Usually a hallmark of the ...

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Drones: Problem Solver or Invasion of Privacy?

By: Lidya Tesfaye Drones is known as being one of the most controversial technologies out there. The biggest discussion of the technology has been about wither the different good uses of the technology outweigh the bad uses. For example, this technology can be a tool the government or military uses ...

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Autonomous Car: A Boon or a Bane

One major innovation that is going to be a breakthrough in the technology highway is self-driven or autonomous cars. There are tons of research and development programs under big banners currently trying to implement the same while keeping it as safe as possible. From a technology point of view, this ...

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Disruptive Technology Assignment AI-Automation: Helping Business or Polarizing Jobs?

Richard Mentle (ENES464) New technologies are integrating the physical, digital, and biological worlds in what has been called the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” (Schwab, 2016). Major technological innovations include drones, robotics, sustainable clean energy, ubiquitous communications/connectivity, 3D-printing, automation, and artificial intelligence (AI) to augment human capabilities, products, and business. These will ...

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Virtual Reality: Immersion for Everyone

James Gordon ENES464 Virtual Reality: Immersion for Everyone Today, one can purchase an Oculus Rift headset, including two touch controllers, on sale for just shy of $400- already down to less than half of its original price of $800 (including controllers). While this move was, in part, to compete with competitor HTC’s ...

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The Future with Driverless Cars

Post by: Sai Chavali Many people gleam at the idea of driverless cars or autonomous vehicles (AVs) relieving them the pressure of focusing on the road. AVs have a significantly positive impact on our daily lives because of features like lane-assist warnings to alert drivers if their vehicle strays across ...

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Disruptive Technologies, The Hyperloop

By Keshav Kowtha When discussing Disruptive technologies and innovations with world shaping potential, the person to look towards is Elon Musk. The founder of Tesla, Space X, and Solar City is innovating many fields of technology, from electric cars, solar panels, and commercial space travel. But one promising technology, endorsed ...

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Relaxing in the Fast Lane

Troy Schaafsma Blog post 2 Relaxing in the Fast Lane As technology ramps up, mankind is working harder than ever to adapt. One of the most controversial technological breakthroughs of the century is self-driving vehicles. I think the technological innovation of creating automatic driving cars can have both positive and ...

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