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Old 07-11-2018, 05:43 AM
 
Location: Ft Myers, FL
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"If teleportation, in the conventional sense, was feasible, then I believe mankind would be a lot closer to time travel.

I feel we are ions away from such accomplishment."

You may be onto something.
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Old 07-12-2018, 06:57 AM
 
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Teleportation via digital media? How would you be able to do that anyhow?
Even if teleportation as known in the movies, as in de-atomizing, re-atomizing was feasible, it couldn't be used on computers. It would have its own separate hardware and would be offered by an organization as the setup and its relevant technology would be controlled by companies. It would be too costly for random Joe Schmoe to own such a set up.

If teleportation, in the conventional sense, was feasible, then I believe mankind would be a lot closer to time travel.

I feel we are ions away from such accomplishment.

Either robots with highly advanced AI chips or short-distance, flying autonomous vehicles might be the next big thing.

Ironically, even then, I doubt there will be a real cure for common cold.
Im not claiming to know how this is done, I have no idea, but who knows what they have achieved in various black projects, I think its probable they have something like this, it may not be like it is in the movies though.

I do know this something they would never permit a private company or industry to possess too (remember they control the patent office and have the black budget projects, NO civilian or company has access to that).
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Old 07-12-2018, 10:04 PM
 
Location: Not far from Fairbanks, AK
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Most people can type a whole lot faster than they can speak clearly.. I can’t imagine getting any real work done without a keyboard, not to mention the frustration of correcting the constantly misunderstood words, symbols, and punctuation..

I know we’re talking about household computers, but a lot of us work from home.
The mind is fast, but with most people the fingers are slower than voice commands. With AI technology a personal computer can think and communicate with you as fast as you can think and speak. Another example: to do a "search" online you type the words to achieve certain result, something that can be done just as fast or faster by a voice command. Just look at the stenographers in court, who have to type over 60 words per second on the slow side, and are a times lagging behind from a fraction of a second to a few seconds (depending on how fast the person speaks). That's why in futuristic movies about space and other travel voice commands are the norm. A keyboard command or set of actions is just too slow.

Think of the future AI-capable computer much like Data in the Star Trek movies, except the he is an android with synthetic human body parts as well as looks.

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Old 07-12-2018, 10:38 PM
 
Location: Richardson, TX
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The mind is fast, but with most people the fingers are slower than voice commands. With AI technology a personal computer can think and communicate with you as fast as you can think and speak. Another example: to do a "search" online you type the words to achieve certain result, something that can be done just as fast or faster than by voice commands. Just look at the stenographers in court, who have to type over 60 words per second on the slow side, and are a times lagging behind from a fraction of a second to a few seconds (depending on how fast the person speaks). That's why in futuristic movies about space and other travel voice commands are the norm. A keyboard command or set of actions is just too slow.

Think of the future AI-capable computer much like Data in the Star Trek movies, except the he is an android with synthetic human body parts as well as looks.
Siri misunderstands me all the time, to the point I rarely bother with her at all.

I would sure hate to try to write code with my voice. What a nightmare. For instance try saying this out loud vs typing it:

Quote:
<?php
class person {
var $name;
function set_name($new_name) {
$this->name = $new_name;
}
function get_name() {
return $this->name;
}
}
?>

You’ll pry my keyboard out of my cold, dead hands. I’ve been typing 90+ wpm since Mavis Beacon taught me in high school.
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Old 07-12-2018, 10:44 PM
 
Location: Not far from Fairbanks, AK
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Siri misunderstands me all the time, to the point I rarely bother with her at all.

I would sure hate to try to write code with my voice. What a nightmare. For instance try saying this out loud vs typing it:




You’ll pry my keyboard out of my cold, dead hands. I’ve been typing 90+ wpm since Mavis Beacon taught me in high school.
Siri is today's technology. We are talking about the future beyond 10-20 years. I imagine that 50 years from now one can ask the computer to analyze a possibility and come with an answer by a simple voice command. On the funny side, you can ask you AI-capable automobile to drive you home because you are drinking, instead of typing the whole thing. Typing is just like driving an automobile with a manual transmission, while voice is just "automatic." Some people can drive just as fast with a manual, but most people can't.


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Old 07-14-2018, 10:11 AM
 
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Siri is today's technology. We are talking about the future beyond 10-20 years. I imagine that 50 years from now one can ask the computer to analyze a possibility and come with an answer by a simple voice command. On the funny side, you can ask you AI-capable automobile to drive you home because you are drinking, instead of typing the whole thing. Typing is just like driving an automobile with a manual transmission, while voice is just "automatic." Some people can drive just as fast with a manual, but most people can't.

Its strange to me we are not at that level by now, where someone has basically come up with a 'computer programing translator' so to speak, where the computer recognizes the words a person speaks and 'translates' that to an action or function, or even a complex program. We would no loner need thick manuals to learn how to program or use computers, the computer would just do all of that itself, all based on regular voice communication.

However there are downsides to this too, there are a number of ways people could abuse that or use it for criminal purposes, not to mention, no more need for computer programmers, technicians, etc.
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Old 07-14-2018, 10:25 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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The traditional desktop doesn't look much different today than it did ten years ago. I think you will see more AIOs, but I don't know how much we can change the desktop interface.
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Old 07-15-2018, 01:47 AM
 
Location: Ocean Shores, WA
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The first computers I worked with took up a whole room, the input/output was punch cards, they were "programmed' by modifying circuit boards. My iPhone has more power than a hundred of them linked together.

Although I'll never see it, I expect personal computers will become injectable microchips that can link to the brain.
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Old 07-15-2018, 03:27 PM
 
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The first computers I worked with took up a whole room, the input/output was punch cards, they were "programmed' by modifying circuit boards. My iPhone has more power than a hundred of them linked together.

Although I'll never see it, I expect personal computers will become injectable microchips that can link to the brain.
Any chance your handle is from "The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers"?
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Old 07-15-2018, 07:13 PM
 
Location: Ocean Shores, WA
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Any chance your handle is from "The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers"?
Yes it is.

They were our favorite comic book characters back when we were Hippies.

I think we are still Hippies, but we are disguised as Old People.
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