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
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/jeopardy-ibm-computer-watson-crushes-rivals-round-show/story?id=12930564

Markoff, J. (2010) Google Cars Drive Themselves, in Traffic Retrieved August 8, 2011 from
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/10/science/10google.html





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
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42183592/ns/business-careers/

Bort, Julie. (2011) 10 Technologies That Will Change the World in the Next 10 Years. Retrieved August 1, 2011 from
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/071511-cisco-futurist.html?page=1

CNNMoney (2014) IBM unveils plans for Watson supercomputer Retrieved from
http://money.cnn.com/2014/01/09/technology/enterprise/ibm-watson/

D"Aveni, R. (2013) 3-D Printing Will Change the World Harvard Business Review Retrieved from
http://hbr.org/2013/03/3-d-printing-will-change-the-world/ar/1

Eno Center for Transportation (2013) Preparing a Nation for Autonomous Vehicles Retrieved from
http://www.ce.utexas.edu/prof/kockelman/public_html/ENOReport_BCAofAVs.pdf








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

https://www.pervasive.jku.at/Teaching/_2009SS/SeminarausPervasiveComputing/Begleitmaterial/Related%20Work%20(Readings)/1995_Affective%20computing_Picard.pdf



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

Grossman, L. (2011) 2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal Retrieved from
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2048299,00.html

Wall Street Journal (2011) Andy Jordon Kurzweil: A Future of Man Merged with Machines Retrieved from
http://live.wsj.com/video/kurzweil-a-future-of-humans-merged-with-machines/3966A6F7-F89D-457B-8880-701319EBA11B.html#!3966A6F7-F89D-457B-8880-701319EBA11B

Vardi, M. (2012) The Consequences of Machine Intelligence Retrieved from
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/10/the-consequences-of-machine-intelligence/264066/

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
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/qt-quantcomp/#2.1



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 http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/22606/

PC Magazine (2013) Internet of Things Infographic Retrieved from
http://www.pcmag.com/image_popup/0,1740,iid=376697,00.asp



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

SearchCIO-MidMarket (2012) Definition of Virtual Reality Retrieved from
http://searchcio-midmarket.techtarget.com/definition/virtual-reality