The Computer:
Reflections and Questions

In 1945 it would have been very hard to predict what the computer would become, but now we can see trends: Consider how each of these trends impacts society.  Is it a continuous process, or are there breakpoints where the impact changes?

Telematics is one of those things that has been predicted as just around the corner for a long time.

What might computers do for us in the future?  Would you want to:

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this page written and copyright  Pamela E. Mack
last updated Dec. 7, 2005