By Brian David Johnson

ISBN-10: 144933816X

ISBN-13: 9781449338169

When businesses improve a brand new know-how, do they ask the way it could impact the folks who will really use it? That, roughly, sums up Brian David Johnson’s tasks as Intel’s futurist-in-residence. during this interesting booklet, Johnson offers a set of technological know-how fiction prototyping tales that try and resolution the question.

These tales specialise in a similar subject matter: scientists and thinkers exploring own robotics as a brand new type of man made intelligence. This isn’t fanciful hypothesis. Johnson’s tales are in response to Intel’s futurecasting examine, which makes use of ethnographic box reviews, expertise examine, pattern info, and technology fiction to boost a practical imaginative and prescient of shoppers and computing. twenty first Century robotic offers technological know-how fiction designed to lead to technology fact.

Get actual perception into expertise and the longer term with this publication. it's going to open your eyes.

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Sandy smiled. “That’s going to be really cool. ” From Paper to Plastic and Beyond The next step in bringing Jimmy to life was to move him from Sandy’s illustrations and into the physical world. Recent technological advances have made this easier than you might think. It was 3D printing that convinced us that we could now bring the 21st Century Robots to life. 3D printing is a process by which you take a digital file on a computer and print it out on a device. ) in a process called DESIGN | 29 additive manufacturing.

We’re locking the place up,” Yu interrupted, as the last of the small army of human and bot contractors hauled their gear into the Chen-Ming. “I need to run the whole fab dry for the next two hours. That means all these knuckleheads can get out of here. ” She waved away most of her team. ” The bots hesitantly came to life. “Good job, Yu,” Randall said, climbing back into the Chen-Ming. ” “Keep ’em safe,” Yu yelled. Egerton marveled at the delicate and precise beauty of the Fab 5. Multiple robotic arms raced about, spinning on multiple axes, assembling the chips on an atomic scale.

They have been in my head and your head for so long that I’m really excited to see them in the real world. ” Sandy smiled. “That’s going to be really cool. ” From Paper to Plastic and Beyond The next step in bringing Jimmy to life was to move him from Sandy’s illustrations and into the physical world. Recent technological advances have made this easier than you might think. It was 3D printing that convinced us that we could now bring the 21st Century Robots to life. 3D printing is a process by which you take a digital file on a computer and print it out on a device.

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