Course Objective

1) Discuss how future technological advances will impact professional and personal lives

Examples of Artificial Intelligence

Heussner, K. (2011) Watson Takes Lead in Day 2 of Jeopardy Match Retrieved August 8, 2011 from

Markoff, J. (2010) Google Cars Drive Themselves, in Traffic Retrieved August 8, 2011 from

A Few Emerging Technologies and the Potential Impact on Society

Aquino, Judith. (2010) Nine Jobs That Humans May Lose to Robots. Retrieved July 14, 2011 from

Bort, Julie. (2011) 10 Technologies That Will Change the World in the Next 10 Years. Retrieved August 1, 2011 from

CNNMoney (2014) IBM unveils plans for Watson supercomputer Retrieved from

D"Aveni, R. (2013) 3-D Printing Will Change the World Harvard Business Review Retrieved from

Eno Center for Transportation (2013) Preparing a Nation for Autonomous Vehicles Retrieved from

Other Important Emerging and Future Technologies

Affective Computing - Creating Machines that Display or Perceive Human Emotion

Picard, R. (n.d.) Affective Computing MIT Lab Retrieved from

Singularity - Computer Intelligence Exceeds Human Intelligence & the Merging of Man and Machine

Grossman, L. (2011) 2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal Retrieved from,9171,2048299,00.html

Wall Street Journal (2011) Andy Jordon Kurzweil: A Future of Man Merged with Machines Retrieved from!3966A6F7-F89D-457B-8880-701319EBA11B

Vardi, M. (2012) The Consequences of Machine Intelligence Retrieved from

Quantum Computing - Exponential Growth of Computing Power and the Transformation of the Traditional Bit

Hagar, A. (2011) Quantum Computing Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Retrieved from

Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things - The World of Big Data

Naone, E. (2009) Conjuring Clouds MIT Technology Review Retrieved August 8, 2011 from

PC Magazine (2013) Internet of Things Infographic Retrieved from,1740,iid=376697,00.asp

Virtual Reality and Avatars - Advances in Gaming, Business and Personal Environments

SearchCIO-MidMarket (2012) Definition of Virtual Reality Retrieved from