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    Future of The Computer
    Pages 21-73 from Physics of the Future
    {http://www.inforge.net/community/content/attachments/7120d1376043273-augmented-reality-contact-lens-detail-e1300742497598-jpg.html?s=065c671141007661e27ccef391560f80} Internet Contact Lens (described below)
    Essential Themes
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    Wearable Technology
    There are so many changes coming in the future, especially for the computer. One predicted change is wearable technology. Such technologies include the new and popular computerized object of the year, the Google Glass. This "toy" has the ability to go on the internet, take pictures, and record sound. Among other types of wearable technology, there is a device in development called the Internet Contact Lens. This miniaturized computer has many of the same features as Google Glass. You can, literally, search the internet with a blink of an eye. There are also some versions of these contact lenses that can be controlled by a small handheld device, like a remote, or mouse. In Michio Kaku’s book, Physics Of The Future, he states that you can even watch a full length movie with your eyes closed. This is possible because the lens would shoot microscopic lasers into your eyes, which would then make it seem like you were staring into a screen in front of you. Both the Google Glass and the Internet Contact Lens are very awesome and intriguing, but they are not the only kind of wearable technology scientists have predicted to come.
    Further into the future, computer chips will be everywhere. This is known as ubiquitous computing. These chips will be very cheap,about the cost of running water, and they will be incredibly useful. Michio Kaku states in his book that all the objects around us will be intelligent. He also makes the point that chips will be in our clothes and on our walls. Chips will implant the world with internet in the strangest places. Pretty much all the objects we own will be smart and connected to the internet.
    As you can see, wearable technology will become a very big part of our lives in the future. We will all have the abilities of internet, recording, playing videos, and taking pictures, on us wherever we go. The world will be knowledgeable and computerized. Wearable technology is a new wave of change, and we, as humans, will be more than happy to surf.
    How Computers Affect the Medical Field
    For centuries, the world has depended on traveling to the doctor to check their health. This will not be ongoing much longer. Holograms and contact lenses that scan your body for illnesses will take over the job of the human doctor. No more scheduling appointments, or waiting for results. In the future, doctors will be able to examine people from millions of miles away. You could be in Chicago, and your doctor in New York, and he could be in the middle of giving you a cat-scan. All of this is thanks to computers.
    The internet contact lens (talked about above) will be able to scan for diseases and monitor diabetes patients. Wallpaper like screens will scan you and send a hologram to you doctor. MRI-MOUSE (a foot tall version of a MRI machine) will give you an immediate result at home without the cost of getting an MRI at a hospital. There will even be a small pill you can take that will search for illnesses and even possibly perform Surgery without having to cut through skin. There is an abundance gifts computers have to offer to the future of medicine.
    The world will no longer be sickly. We all will have the medical attention we desire. We will all have a longer life expectancy. This will be caused by the ease of treatment, and technology like 3D printing. Our whole look on life will change. Humans will become immune to the savage pains of cancer and such illnesses.
    Most of this is wondrous and helpful, but not all of the outcomes will be beneficial. Many jobs will be lost, and humans might start to be careless with their bodies. Although there is a chance of these implications becoming true, it does not defeat the good computers will do for the medical field in the future. Our lives will change whether we like it or not, and for the sake of the world we should embrace the inevitable.
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    Augmented Reality
    We have always viewed the world through our own eyes. In the future, with the introduction of Augmented Reality into our society, we will be able to see the people and places around us with a different look on them. Current Augmented Reality, or virtual reality, allows us to have access to information on a person, place, or thing that we previously did not have. Augmented Reality is already on some Apple applications. An example of this would be an app called Layar. This app combines a phone’s camera and GPS technology to give you information about a building or restaurant that you can see. There are many other phone applications that incorporate Augmented Reality onto them such as Monocle and Wikitude. Monocle takes your location and provides you with information on restaurants near your location and Wikitude gives you information about places you are located near.
    In the future, Augmented Reality will play an even greater role in our lives. Forthcoming virtual reality will most likely be in the form of wearable technology such as contact lenses or something like Google Glass. This could turn out to be very enhancing from a military standpoint. You could be a soldier pinned down in the middle of a battle, and a satellite overhead would stream information into your contact lenses about the location of hostile troops and their movements. The satellite could then give you different options for an escape route.
    Another integration of Augmented Reality into our lives will be from a video game standpoint. One such technology being developed is the Virtuix Omni
    . {http://images.techhive.com/images/article/2013/06/virtuix_omni-100042169-orig.jpg} This is the Virtuix Omni, the Omni is a virtual reality treadmill, see the video for a better insight to what it is like to use one.
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    This machine allows you to experience video games in a completely new, amazing way. On this machine, you can play a video game as if you are the actual person in the game. You control all of the movements in the game with your own real body. This is possible because there are sensors in this machine that detect your body’s movement. These sensors then take your body’s movements and put them into the game (Virtuix Omni, 2014). Augmented Reality is going to become a big part of the future. We as humans need to accept that and start applying these new technologies into our daily lives.
    Predicted Impact
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    Economic
    Wearable Technology
    In the near future, with the assist of new, innovative technology, such as the internet contact lens, our economical standpoint will change dramatically. Now we have to drive to stores and find an item and then check out, but in the future, we may be able to just look at an item, decide we want it, and then just buy it. This is just with the help of our contact lens. When we buy something, the item will be delivered to us. For example, we will be able to see a shirt we like and not only notice that we like it but also get it sent to us just by looking at it. The new technology that will be in our control will completely change our ways of life.
    How Computers Will Affect The Medical Field
    As computers and electronics advance, it affects the economy. Medical Technology is the equipment, procedures and processes in medical care. Health Care costs are increasing each year at a rate of seven percent. If this is continued, then Medicare could be bankrupt in nine years. New technology contributes to 40-50% of the cost increasing annually. This increase in cost is what has caused the number of uninsured citizens to spike. Businesses are finding it harder and harder to keep insuring their employees. Medical Technology is highly valued, which is difficult because it is the main cost in these cost spikes. Everyone expects it, like it is a right. Technology plays such an important role in the medical field, yet it is so damaging to the economy. It is dangerous because it spikes the cost of insurance and causes so many people to go without insurance. Technology is so important medically that even economists are very unwilling to give it up. Medical technology saves so many people’s lives each year, which is why is will probably be here to stay.
    Augmented Reality
    When Augmented Reality advances, it will change many aspects of our lives. One part of Augmented Reality is the coming technology known as telepresence. Telepresence is like in the movie Star Wars where Yoda talks to the Jedi Council while on a different planet. A 3D image of him is present, and he can interact with everybody, but he's sitting on a different planet .World and business leaders will be able to conduct meetings from their own homes instead of having to fly all the way across the world. They will be able make deals faster and get to talk to the right people as soon as they need to. This will healthily improve us from an economic standpoint and that will help enhance people's state of living.
    Political
    Wearable Technology
    Wearable Technology will have a huge impact in the political world, for example, political figures and business heads could read their speeches and still keep eye contact with the audience, by using internet contact lenses. They would also be able to contact others more efficiently, without the cost of travel. We will have many new advancements in wearable technology very soon, like Google Glass. The advantages we are going to have in the future are amazing and the world cannot wait to see them.
    How Computers Will Affect The Medical Field
    There are so many new technologies that are coming along with the advancement of the medical field. One big concern with these new technologies is our privacy. The government will have access to all of our medical records and they could be able to interfere in our lives. There is the idea of a chip that could be implanted into you, so your medical history files would never be lost. Most people don’t see the dangers of this. People could easily program their phones to scan and download all your medical records just by walking past you. Also, with the government already having been slightly intrusive, there are so many things that they could do with these new advancements. If you’re clinically depressed and you take medicine, the government could decide to put you in an institution. None of our information will be secure at all.
    Augmented Reality
    Augmented Reality is going to deliver various changes to the world around us. Many of these new technologies will enhance our lives. But, as it is with any new invention, there are going to be drawbacks. That is where the naysayers of Augmented Reality will come into play. They will attack the weaknesses of Augmented Reality to slow down it’s integration into the world as long as possible.
    One question of Augmented Reality will be the privacy issue. Eventually, we will be able to look at someone and our contact lenses or glasses will stream information about this person to us. Information could include location of residence, criminal history, or past marriages. Many humans will not enjoy other humans having access to this information this easily. Another controversial aspect of Augmented Reality is the military standpoint. It could be used in your contact lenses to help you on the field of battle. However, people who want to counter Augmented Reality will point out the possibility of it falling into enemy hands. If that happens, what will the consequences be if said enemy develops the technology further. There will be many debates over the inclusion of Augmented Reality into our society and we will just have to see where it goes.
    Social
    Wearable Technology
    The world is connected in a spider web of social networks. In this day and age everyone is spiraled into the world of typing, emoticons, and chatting on the web. If this is true, imagine what the future of social networking will be like in years to come. In the future, wearable technology will be a new and popular trend. Communication will be so different because of it. Gadgets like internet contact lenses will storm the world and bring lots of pros and cons with them. Holograms will take place of video chat on a screen. Just by looking through a lens anyone could talk to a person half way around the world and it would feel like they are right in front of them. The need to be face to face may just become obsolete. Children in school could cheat on tests because they could look up answers in the lenses. As a result of those students who would cheat test will become less factual and more intellectual. Social studies test now have questions like, “Who was the first President of the United States?”, but after technology advances, questions will have to be more opinionated and challenging. Social networking is big now, and it will only continue to grow larger. The only question is...do we really want it to?
    How Computers Will Affect The Medical Field
    Medical Technology will change greatly as it improves more and more. People will begin to obtain more information about their health through computers and on their smart phones. With people having access to their health information, physicians might not be needed anymore in the future. Instead physicians might just be there to tell patients where to get the best information or what app to get. Today, nearly 85% of Americans own a smartphone, about one-third of them use their phones to access medical information. If doctors don’t stay up-to-date with technological trends, patients will go elsewhere to find information.There is going to be more and more online visits and less face-to-face visits. Doctors will need to embrace the changes in technology. Embracing Technology will result in the best outcome for doctors and workers in the medical field.
    Augmented Reality
    In the future, the social aspect of technology will improve tremendously. For example, someone could be at a party and see someone they do not know. They could activate their Google Glasses or other types of facial recognition technology, which will allow them to friend the person on social networks that are paired with your phone and tell you who they are and where they’re from. It could almost completely get rid of face to face conversations. Also if you are at a business meeting and a business man needs to chat with a partner far away, he could just use an Augmented Reality application and he would see his colleague's hologram through his contact lens or glasses. Overall Augmented Reality will absolutely change our ways of communication and social living.
    Essential Terminology
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    Vocabulary
    OLED (page ?)
    Definition - a display device that sandwiches two carbon-based films between two charged electrodes
    Sentence - An OLED is a form of light.
    VRD (page ?)
    Definition - a display technology that draws a raster display directly onto the retina
    Senetnce - VRD technology will be used in Google Glass.
    Paradigm (page ?)
    Defiintion - an example or model of something
    Sentence - There are paradigms of Google Glasses that will be the base of the real thing.
    DARPA (page ?)
    Definition - is an agency of the United States Department of Defense responsible for the development of new technologies for use by the military
    Sentence - DARPA creates missiles and weaponry for the military.
    EEG (page ?)
    Definition - is the recording of electrical activity along the scalp
    Sentence - We can monitor brain activity with EEG.
    Vocabulary
    Component (page ?)
    Definition - a part or element of a larger whole, esp. a part of a machine or vehicle
    Sentence - Certain components in a machine are critical.
    Exponential (page ?)
    Definition - Very fast; Increasing rapidly
    Sentence - That was done with exponential speed.
    Disposition (page ?)
    Definition - a person's inherent qualities of mind and character.
    Sentence - His disposition is very peculiar.
    FMRI (page ?)
    Definition - functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Sentence - FMRI is the new way to look at the brain.
    ALS (page ?)
    Definition - amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Sentence - ALS is an advanced orginization.
    Vocabulary
    Augmented Reality (page ?)
    Definition - a technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user's view of the real world, thus providing a composite view.
    Sentence -
    CAT (Computer Assisted Translation) (page ?)
    Definition - a form of language translation in which a human translator uses computer software to support and facilitate the translation process.
    Sentence -
    Electrode (page ?)
    Definition - a conductor through which electricity enters or leaves an object, substance, or region.
    Sentence -The stimulating electrodes cause the membrane potential to change a little.
    Biofeedback (page ?)
    Definition - the use of electronic monitoring of a normally automatic bodily function in order to train someone to acquire voluntary control of that function.
    Sentence - Biofeedback has had some success in the treatment of such disorders as chronic headaches and back pain.
    ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) (page ?)
    Definition - is a nervous system (neurological) disease that causes muscle weakness and impacts physical function.
    Sentence - ALS often begins with muscle twitching and weakness in an arm or leg, or sometimes with slurring of speech.
    Vocabulary
    Bottleneck (Page 33)
    Definition - a place where there is something blocking it
    Sentence - The road had a had a huge bottleneck traffic jam because of the crash ahead.
    Cosmologist (Page 60)
    Definition - a person who studies the universe and how it came to be
    Sentence - Stephen Hawking is a cosmologist.
    Oxygenated Hemoglobin (Page 62)
    Definition - hemoglobin combined with oxygen
    Sentence - Oxygenated Hemoglobin is located in the brain.
    MRI-MOUSE (Page 70)
    Definition - a mini MRI machine that is about a foot tall
    Sentence - In the future a MRI-MOUSE will be in everyone's homes.
    Superconductor (Page 72)
    Definition - an object that allows electricity to flow through it without losing any energy
    Sentence - The superconductor conducts electricity.
    Vocabulary
    Telepresence (page 35)
    Definition - 3D images and sounds of a person will appear in your glasses or contact lens this is what may come to replace teleconferencing.
    Sentence - Lets have the C.E.O. come in over telepresence.
    Emanating (page 53)
    Definition - coming out of or being produced from.
    Sentence - There was a strange light emanating from behind the door.
    Autonomous (page 32)
    Definition - independent or working by itself without any human help
    Sentence - The car was autonomous.
    Ubiquitous (page 37)
    Definition - all around us
    Sentence - The computers were ubiquitous.
    Backscatter x-ray (page 53)
    Definition - uses augmented reality to help you with small x-rays or to see through walls
    Sentence - The Navy Seal used backscatter x-rays to look through the walls.
    Vocabulary
    Ephemeral (pg 63)
    Definition- lasting a very short time
    Sentence- Those ephemeral images that are sometimes so frustrating to recall or understand.
    Neuroscience (pg 67)
    Definition- scientific study of the nervous system
    Sentence- They wanted to determine how neuroscience will affect the law.
    Counterintuitive (pg 46)
    Definition- counter to what intuition would lead one to expect
    Sentence- On the surface, the theory may sound counterintuitive
    Omnidirectional (pg 39)
    Definition- sending or receiving signals in all directions
    Sentence- I was able to see an omnidirectional robot doing work.
    Philistines (pg 22)
    Definition- people who are lacking in or is indifferent to cultural values
    Sentence- It will become an instrument of the philistines.
    Team Members
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    Woody H - Westwood Schools, Camilla, GA
    Hunter H - Westwood Schools, Camilla, GA
    Kellie C - Westwood Schools, Camilla, GA
    Justine P - Bettendorf Community Schools, Iowa
    Joey P - Bettendorf Community Schools, Iowa
    Michaela W - Bettendorf Community Schools, Iowa
    References
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    "Bitcoin's Usefulness Problem." MIT Technology Review. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Mar. 2014.
    "A Day Made of Glass 2 - The Doctor's Augmented Reality Scene." YouTube. YouTube, 05 Mar. 2014. Web. 12 Mar. 2014.
    "A Day Made of Glass 2: Unpacked. The Story Behind Corning's Vision. (2012) - YouTube." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2014.
    "Everest News, Where Everest Climbers Come for News : Everest News." Everest News, Where Everest Climbers Come for News : Everest News. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2014.
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    "Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)." WebMD. WebMD, 03 Jan. 0000. Web. 12 Mar. 2014.
    "Michio Kaku on Artificial Intelligence - YouTube." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2014.
    "NP Story." NP Story. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2014.
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    "Virtuix Omni - Battlefield 4." YouTube. YouTube, 08 Jan. 2014. Web. 12 Mar. 2014.
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    Future of The Computer
    Pages 21-73 from Physics of the Future
    {http://www.inforge.net/community/content/attachments/7120d1376043273-augmented-reality-contact-lens-detail-e1300742497598-jpg.html?s=065c671141007661e27ccef391560f80} Internet Contact Lens (described below)
    Essential Themes
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    Wearable Technology
    There are so many changes coming in the future, especially for the computer. One predicted change is wearable technology. Such technologies include the new and popular computerized object of the year, the Google Glass. This "toy" has the ability to go on the internet, take pictures, and record sound. Among other types of wearable technology, there is a device in development called the Internet Contact Lens. This miniaturized computer has many of the same features as Google Glass. You can, literally, search the internet with a blink of an eye. There are also some versions of these contact lenses that can be controlled by a small handheld device, like a remote, or mouse. In Michio Kaku’s book, Physics Of The Future, he states that you can even watch a full length movie with your eyes closed. This is possible because the lens would shoot microscopic lasers into your eyes, which would then make it seem like you were staring into a screen in front of you. Both the Google Glass and the Internet Contact Lens are very awesome and intriguing, but they are not the only kind of wearable technology scientists have predicted to come.
    Further into the future, computer chips will be everywhere. This is known as ubiquitous computing. These chips will be very cheap,about the cost of running water, and they will be incredibly useful. Michio Kaku states in his book that all the objects around us will be intelligent. He also makes the point that chips will be in our clothes and on our walls. Chips will implant the world with internet in the strangest places. Pretty much all the objects we own will be smart and connected to the internet.
    As you can see, wearable technology will become a very big part of our lives in the future. We will all have the abilities of internet, recording, playing videos, and taking pictures, on us wherever we go. The world will be knowledgeable and computerized. Wearable technology is a new wave of change, and we, as humans, will be more than happy to surf.
    How Computers Affect the Medical Field
    For centuries, the world has depended on traveling to the doctor to check their health. This will not be ongoing much longer. Holograms and contact lenses that scan your body for illnesses will take over the job of the human doctor. No more scheduling appointments, or waiting for results. In the future, doctors will be able to examine people from millions of miles away. You could be in Chicago, and your doctor in New York, and he could be in the middle of giving you a cat-scan. All of this is thanks to computers.
    The internet contact lens (talked about above) will be able to scan for diseases and monitor diabetes patients. Wallpaper like screens will scan you and send a hologram to you doctor. MRI-MOUSE (a foot tall version of a MRI machine) will give you an immediate result at home without the cost of getting an MRI at a hospital. There will even be a small pill you can take that will search for illnesses and even possibly perform Surgery without having to cut through skin. There is an abundance gifts computers have to offer to the future of medicine.
    The world will no longer be sickly. We all will have the medical attention we desire. We will all have a longer life expectancy. This will be caused by the ease of treatment, and technology like 3D printing. Our whole look on life will change. Humans will become immune to the savage pains of cancer and such illnesses.
    Most of this is wondrous and helpful, but not all of the outcomes will be beneficial. Many jobs will be lost, and humans might start to be careless with their bodies. Although there is a chance of these implications becoming true, it does not defeat the good computers will do for the medical field in the future. Our lives will change whether we like it or not, and for the sake of the world we should embrace the inevitable.
    )
    Augmented Reality
    We have always viewed the world through our own eyes. In the future, with the introduction of Augmented Reality into our society, we will be able to see the people and places around us with a different look on them. Current Augmented Reality, or virtual reality, allows us to have access to information on a person, place, or thing that we previously did not have. Augmented Reality is already on some Apple applications. An example of this would be an app called Layar. This app combines a phone’s camera and GPS technology to give you information about a building or restaurant that you can see. There are many other phone applications that incorporate Augmented Reality onto them such as Monocle and Wikitude. Monocle takes your location and provides you with information on restaurants near your location and Wikitude gives you information about places you are located near.
    In the future, Augmented Reality will play an even greater role in our lives. Forthcoming virtual reality will most likely be in the form of wearable technology such as contact lenses or something like Google Glass. This could turn out to be very enhancing from a military standpoint. You could be a soldier pinned down in the middle of a battle, and a satellite overhead would stream information into your contact lenses about the location of hostile troops and their movements. The satellite could then give you different options for an escape route.
    Another integration of Augmented Reality into our lives will be from a video game standpoint. One such technology being developed is the Virtuix Omni
    . {http://images.techhive.com/images/article/2013/06/virtuix_omni-100042169-orig.jpg} This is the Virtuix Omni, the Omni is a virtual reality treadmill, see the video for a better insight to what it is like to use one.
    )
    This machine allows you to experience video games in a completely new, amazing way. On this machine, you can play a video game as if you are the actual person in the game. You control all of the movements in the game with your own real body. This is possible because there are sensors in this machine that detect your body’s movement. These sensors then take your body’s movements and put them into the game (Virtuix Omni, 2014). Augmented Reality is going to become a big part of the future. We as humans need to accept that and start applying these new technologies into our daily lives.
    Predicted Impact
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    Economic
    Wearable Technology
    In the near future, with the assist of new, innovative technology, such as the internet contact lens, our economical standpoint will change dramatically. Now we have to drive to stores and find an item and then check out, but in the future, we may be able to just look at an item, decide we want it, and then just buy it. This is just with the help of our contact lens. When we buy something, the item will be delivered to us. For example, we will be able to see a shirt we like and not only notice that we like it but also get it sent to us just by looking at it. The new technology that will be in our control will completely change our ways of life.
    How Computers Will Affect The Medical Field
    As computers and electronics advance, it affects the economy. Medical Technology is the equipment, procedures and processes in medical care. Health Care costs are increasing each year at a rate of seven percent. If this is continued, then Medicare could be bankrupt in nine years. New technology contributes to 40-50% of the cost increasing annually. This increase in cost is what has caused the number of uninsured citizens to spike. Businesses are finding it harder and harder to keep insuring their employees. Medical Technology is highly valued, which is difficult because it is the main cost in these cost spikes. Everyone expects it, like it is a right. Technology plays such an important role in the medical field, yet it is so damaging to the economy. It is dangerous because it spikes the cost of insurance and causes so many people to go without insurance. Technology is so important medically that even economists are very unwilling to give it up. Medical technology saves so many people’s lives each year, which is why is will probably be here to stay.
    Augmented Reality
    When Augmented Reality advances, it will change many aspects of our lives. One part of Augmented Reality is the coming technology known as telepresence. Telepresence is like in the movie Star Wars where Yoda talks to the Jedi Council while on a different planet. A 3D image of him is present, and he can interact with everybody, but he's sitting on a different planet .World and business leaders will be able to conduct meetings from their own homes instead of having to fly all the way across the world. They will be able make deals faster and get to talk to the right people as soon as they need to. This will healthily improve us from an economic standpoint and that will help enhance people's state of living.
    Political
    Wearable Technology
    Wearable Technology will have a huge impact in the political world, for example, political figures and business heads could read their speeches and still keep eye contact with the audience, by using internet contact lenses. They would also be able to contact others more efficiently, without the cost of travel. We will have many new advancements in wearable technology very soon, like Google Glass. The advantages we are going to have in the future are amazing and the world cannot wait to see them.
    How Computers Will Affect The Medical Field
    There are so many new technologies that are coming along with the advancement of the medical field. One big concern with these new technologies is our privacy. The government will have access to all of our medical records and they could be able to interfere in our lives. There is the idea of a chip that could be implanted into you, so your medical history files would never be lost. Most people don’t see the dangers of this. People could easily program their phones to scan and download all your medical records just by walking past you. Also, with the government already having been slightly intrusive, there are so many things that they could do with these new advancements. If you’re clinically depressed and you take medicine, the government could decide to put you in an institution. None of our information will be secure at all.
    Augmented Reality
    Augmented Reality is going to deliver various changes to the world around us. Many of these new technologies will enhance our lives. But, as it is with any new invention, there are going to be drawbacks. That is where the naysayers of Augmented Reality will come into play. They will attack the weaknesses of Augmented Reality to slow down it’s integration into the world as long as possible.
    One question of Augmented Reality will be the privacy issue. Eventually, we will be able to look at someone and our contact lenses or glasses will stream information about this person to us. Information could include location of residence, criminal history, or past marriages. Many humans will not enjoy other humans having access to this information this easily. Another controversial aspect of Augmented Reality is the military standpoint. It could be used in your contact lenses to help you on the field of battle. However, people who want to counter Augmented Reality will point out the possibility of it falling into enemy hands. If that happens, what will the consequences be if said enemy develops the technology further. There will be many debates over the inclusion of Augmented Reality into our society and we will just have to see where it goes.
    Social
    Wearable Technology
    The world is connected in a spider web of social networks. In this day and age everyone is spiraled into the world of typing, emoticons, and chatting on the web. If this is true, imagine what the future of social networking will be like in years to come. In the future, wearable technology will be a new and popular trend. Communication will be so different because of it. Gadgets like internet contact lenses will storm the world and bring lots of pros and cons with them. Holograms will take place of video chat on a screen. Just by looking through a lens anyone could talk to a person half way around the world and it would feel like they are right in front of them. The need to be face to face may just become obsolete. Children in school could cheat on tests because they could look up answers in the lenses. As a result of those students who would cheat test will become less factual and more intellectual. Social studies test now have questions like, “Who was the first President of the United States?”, but after technology advances, questions will have to be more opinionated and challenging. Social networking is big now, and it will only continue to grow larger. The only question is...do we really want it to?
    How Computers Will Affect The Medical Field
    Medical Technology will change greatly as it improves more and more. People will begin to obtain more information about their health through computers and on their smart phones. With people having access to their health information, physicians might not be needed anymore in the future. Instead physicians might just be there to tell patients where to get the best information or what app to get. Today, nearly 85% of Americans own a smartphone, about one-third of them use their phones to access medical information. If doctors don’t stay up-to-date with technological trends, patients will go elsewhere to find information.There is going to be more and more online visits and less face-to-face visits. Doctors will need to embrace the changes in technology. Embracing Technology will result in the best outcome for doctors and workers in the medical field.
    Augmented Reality
    In the future, the social aspect of technology will improve tremendously. For example, someone could be at a party and see someone they do not know. They could activate their Google Glasses or other types of facial recognition technology, which will allow them to friend the person on social networks that are paired with your phone and tell you who they are and where they’re from. It could almost completely get rid of face to face conversations. Also if you are at a business meeting and a business man needs to chat with a partner far away, he could just use an Augmented Reality application and he would see his colleague's hologram through his contact lens or glasses. Overall Augmented Reality will absolutely change our ways of communication and social living.
    Essential Terminology
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    OLED (page ?)
    Definition - a display device that sandwiches two carbon-based films between two charged electrodes
    Sentence - An OLED is a form of light.
    VRD (page ?)
    Definition - a display technology that draws a raster display directly onto the retina
    Senetnce - VRD technology will be used in Google Glass.
    Paradigm (page ?)
    Defiintion - an example or model of something
    Sentence - There are paradigms of Google Glasses that will be the base of the real thing.
    DARPA (page ?)
    Definition - is an agency of the United States Department of Defense responsible for the development of new technologies for use by the military
    Sentence - DARPA creates missiles and weaponry for the military.
    EEG (page ?)
    Definition - is the recording of electrical activity along the scalp
    Sentence - We can monitor brain activity with EEG.
    Vocabulary
    Component (page ?)
    Definition - a part or element of a larger whole, esp. a part of a machine or vehicle
    Sentence - Certain components in a machine are critical.
    Exponential (page ?)
    Definition - Very fast; Increasing rapidly
    Sentence - That was done with exponential speed.
    Disposition (page ?)
    Definition - a person's inherent qualities of mind and character.
    Sentence - His disposition is very peculiar.
    FMRI (page ?)
    Definition - functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Sentence - FMRI is the new way to look at the brain.
    ALS (page ?)
    Definition - amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Sentence - ALS is an advanced orginization.
    Vocabulary
    Augmented Reality (page ?)
    Definition - a technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user's view of the real world, thus providing a composite view.
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    CAT (Computer Assisted Translation) (page ?)
    Definition - a form of language translation in which a human translator uses computer software to support and facilitate the translation process.
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    Electrode (page ?)
    Definition - a conductor through which electricity enters or leaves an object, substance, or region.
    Sentence -The stimulating electrodes cause the membrane potential to change a little.
    Biofeedback (page ?)
    Definition - the use of electronic monitoring of a normally automatic bodily function in order to train someone to acquire voluntary control of that function.
    Sentence - Biofeedback has had some success in the treatment of such disorders as chronic headaches and back pain.
    ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) (page ?)
    Definition - is a nervous system (neurological) disease that causes muscle weakness and impacts physical function.
    Sentence - ALS often begins with muscle twitching and weakness in an arm or leg, or sometimes with slurring of speech.
    Vocabulary
    Bottleneck (Page 33)
    Definition - a place where there is something blocking it
    Sentence - The road had a had a huge bottleneck traffic jam because of the crash ahead.
    Cosmologist (Page 60)
    Definition - a person who studies the universe and how it came to be
    Sentence - Stephen Hawking is a cosmologist.
    Oxygenated Hemoglobin (Page 62)
    Definition - hemoglobin combined with oxygen
    Sentence - Oxygenated Hemoglobin is located in the brain.
    MRI-MOUSE (Page 70)
    Definition - a mini MRI machine that is about a foot tall
    Sentence - In the future a MRI-MOUSE will be in everyone's homes.
    Superconductor (Page 72)
    Definition - an object that allows electricity to flow through it without losing any energy
    Sentence - The superconductor conducts electricity.
    Vocabulary
    Telepresence (page 35)
    Definition - 3D images and sounds of a person will appear in your glasses or contact lens this is what may come to replace teleconferencing.
    Sentence - Lets have the C.E.O. come in over telepresence.
    Emanating (page 53)
    Definition - coming out of or being produced from.
    Sentence - There was a strange light emanating from behind the door.
    Autonomous (page 32)
    Definition - independent or working by itself without any human help
    Sentence - The car was autonomous.
    Ubiquitous (page 37)
    Definition - all around us
    Sentence - The computers were ubiquitous.
    Backscatter x-ray (page 53)
    Definition - uses augmented reality to help you with small x-rays or to see through walls
    Sentence - The Navy Seal used backscatter x-rays to look through the walls.
    Vocabulary
    Ephemeral (pg 63)
    Definition- lasting a very short time
    Sentence- Those ephemeral images that are sometimes so frustrating to recall or understand.
    Neuroscience (pg 67)
    Definition- scientific study of the nervous system
    Sentence- They wanted to determine how neuroscience will affect the law.
    Counterintuitive (pg 46)
    Definition- counter to what intuition would lead one to expect
    Sentence- On the surface, the theory may sound counterintuitive
    Omnidirectional (pg 39)
    Definition- sending or receiving signals in all directions
    Sentence- I was able to see an omnidirectional robot doing work.
    Philistines (pg 22)
    Definition- people who are lacking in or is indifferent to cultural values
    Sentence- It will become an instrument of the philistines.
    Team Members
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    Hunter H - Westwood Schools, Camilla, GA
    Kellie C - Westwood Schools, Camilla, GA
    Justine P - Bettendorf Community Schools, Iowa
    Joey P - Bettendorf Community Schools, Iowa
    Michaela W - Bettendorf Community Schools, Iowa
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    "Virtuix Omni." Virtuix. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Mar. 2014.
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Thursday, April 17

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Monday, April 7

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    Restricted energy fuels are the main source of power in our societies today. Restricted resources also harm the environment and pollute the atmosphere. These energy providers will become obsolete in the future.
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    Coal is a lump of compressed carbon mainly used for burning to produce electricity. Coal produces the largest amount of electrical power in our world. Coal is a dirty energy source because it emits harmful substances, such as carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Coal also has a definite amount and will run out.
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Friday, March 28

  1. page Future of Medicine edited ... Before genetic engineering, the causes of cancer were a mystery. Scientists have realized that…
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    Before genetic engineering, the causes of cancer were a mystery. Scientists have realized that cancer is a disease of our genes. Whether it is caused by chemical exposure, a virus, or radiation, cancer fundamentally involves mutations in four or more of our genes, in which a normal cell "forgets how to die". (Kaku, 2011) There at least two types of cancer genes, oncogenes and tumor suppressors. Programs like the Cancer Genome Project plan to sequence the genes of most cancers and there are more than 100. Although there is still much to learn, most cancers are connected to a damaged gene, p53. Gene therapy experiments are being conveyed to be able to put a healthy p53 gene into cancer patients. The process of gene therapy is slow but steady. It is unlikely that we will find a "magic bullet", or one specific cure, for cancer, instead scientists are working to cure it one step at a time. As Nobel laureate David Baltimore says, "Cancer is an army of cells that fights our therapies in ways that I'm sure will keep us continually in the battle." New treatments and therapies will also continually enter the market, all of them designed to hit cancer at its molecular and genetic roots.
    Genomic Medicine
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    which determine everything about us.who we are. In 1989,
    By 2100, it is believed that almost everyone will have their genomes available on a CD-ROM for their use. The genome tells us what genetic diseases we are at risk for and also enables us to trace our very distant ancestors. This idea may sound insane, but Genomes are already being used today (but only by a small percentage of the population). The reason it is not more widespread is due to the cost. Creating a Genome used to be a very tedious, time consuming process, but now that scientists have started to use machines to sequence the genes, we will be able to produce Genomes at a much more rapid pace. These complex machines will decrease not only the production time, but the cost of the Genomes as well. Soon scientists will also have machines that can locate the source of genetic disease through the comparison of genomes of people with the same disease. Once the damaged genes are pinpointed, the discoveries will be taken into a whole new realm of science: gene therapy. Doctors will insert a healthy version of the damaged gene into a vector and then release it into the patient. The healthy gene will then replace the damaged one, curing the disease. Scientists have already had many successful trials with gene therapy. Right now they are working to stop side effects and curing the more complex genetic diseases. It is predicted that we will be able to cure almost all genetic problems via gene therapy by 2100. The Human Genome and gene therapy will be to very influential tool in the future medical field and together they will form a very powerful team. With their abilities to locate and cure genetic disease, these advancements will save thousands of lives.
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    In the next 100 years, Dr. Kaku predicts that cures for pre-existing cancer may be attainable, but a magic bullet for the disease is unlikely. The real questions are who will be able to afford it? Will it be accessible to everyone? If we find the cure for cancer there will be less and less people that will be dying, but what is that going to do to our If you end up getting the cure for cancer and you retire at 55 years of age, the retirement money will run out. If this was to happen the retirement age would have to be raised to a higher age. Another , would everyone be able to afford the cures or treatments? It is estimated that if a cancer is found by 2100 it will be of a very high demand and the quantity of the cure will be very small in the beginning, so it will be more expensive. So at first there may not be many people that are able to purchase the cure. So the cure would not be affordable, and/or accessible to everyone, and the retirement age would have to go up or the United States would go deeper into debt. Although once the production process is accelerated more people will have the opportunity to be cured. So the cure would not be affordable, and/or accessible to everyone, and the retirement age would have to go up or the United States would go deeper into debt. The cure for cancer will be a huge achievement and blessing, but is it going to hurt us in the long run?
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    3D Organ Printing
    The impact of 3D organ printing on our political world will be large, and possibly controversial. Citizens from countries across the globe may stipulate against the use of unnatural organs in humans, even though they will be eventually be life improving developments. These people are actually incorrect with their assumptions of unnatural organs, while an organ is printed their own genes are b used to create a genetically sound organ for your body. Another possibility for 3D organ printing in the political world is an influential topic as a basis for a campaign for candidates running for some type of government office. Throughout history candidates have used cutting edge ideas, similar to organ printing, as their way to draw in attention from citizens. Some parties will be for the development of this new form of medicine while some will not. The advancements being made in organ printing will be majorly influential in the political world.
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    Each year globally, about 14 million people learn they have cancer and 8 million people die from the disease. If the expectations for a cure for cancer are reached by 2100, the world will be impacted socially and many lives will be saved. Overall, changes for the better will happen, but many people may doubt the technology. This questioning attitude can be described by the caveman principle, which states the when given the choice between High Tech and High Touch all humans will choose High Touch, because it is human nature. High Touch is face to face interaction and High Tech has to deal with using technology in the place of a human being. Although High Touch will always be preferable in our society, High Tech is evolving very rapidly and is predicted to become an even larger part of our world. As cures for cancer are being developed through High Tech, the world may begin to trust and rely more on new technologies. By using High Tech to distribute and produce cancer cures, we will be able to save people at a faster rate and may even began to alter the Caveman Principle as we know it. If we are to find a cure for cancer in the next one-hundred years almost everyone would benefit; millions of lives would be saved, thousands of families will be restored, and billions of people would be saved from the horrible grief of losing a loved one to cancer.
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    far. Will somecertain people genetically
    3D Organ Printing
    Organ Printing will provide us with many sociological advantages in the future. Similarly to the other medical tools we have mentioned, 3D organ printing is destined to save thousands of lives. Everyday people in need of an organ transplant die, but in the future there will be no need to depend on a donor for an organ. Organ transplants will be quick and without consequences, because the organs being implanted into your body are made specially from your own DNA, therefore nearly eliminating the risk of rejection. 3D printing will also make life much easier and more enjoyable for a range of people. Children born without limbs, soldiers injured in battle, and anyone missing body parts will have the opportunity to regrow their lost limbs with the technologies we are predicted to have. Those people will no longer feel held back by their limitations and can perhaps become more involved in activities they were never able to participate in. Through the science of 3D organ printing humans will have the ability to restore their damaged body parts to health, allowing them to lead happier and healthier lives.
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    For a period of time, the government supported NASA’s SETI project, however they abandoned it. This was because, for the most part, the project was not economical, as it did not provide jobs and, even though it did not receive much funding, Congress wanted to cut spending (Garber, 1999). While SETI might not be very economical, another issue is what might happen to the economy if ETI were to arriving in our civilization. Mainly focusing on the stock markets, this would depend on the situation. If extraterrestrials were to come to this planet peacefully, the market might rapidly decline until people realized that the extraterrestrials were of no threat to them, at which time it would rise. This would not last for long, however, as innovation might cease, in which case the market would become dormant. If extraterrestrials were to come with a violent approach, the stock market and commerce might very well shut down. Those who have invested in gold and silver coins could be lucky. In a last scenario, ETI would introduce all of their beliefs to us, which might change the way that the market works. Also, some parts of the economy would fail while others are hugely successful, which could cause problems (Rabinowitz, 2011). Although these are just theories, they could very well be true, however they are not set in stone and the future could be very different.
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    “The future is ours to create,” explains Kaku. In order to enhance our future, we should pursue the development of wisdom. While science has the power to give us more options, science can create a problem as it is solving another. Wisdom, on the other hand, is continually evolving your understanding of the big picture of life, of what is important, meaningful, and the desire or ability to apply this understanding to your life. Wisdom identifies what is really important in life and is not only self-serving but benefits all others around you. A wise person sees not only the trees but the forest-- the big picture. Our economy affects and is affected by every individual. We as a whole determine the economic impact of our future. We depend on wise decisions made by wise individuals to determine the fate of our future.
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    Why have we not seen ETI if they exist? Among many others, this is a most frequently asked question about SETI, and also a paradox. Geoffrey W. Marcy, an astronomer, thinks that there can only be three solutions to this. Either aliens are scarce or SETI is very difficult and not worth it. Meanwhile, Frank Drake, astronomer and astrophysicist, believes that the answer to this paradox is the fact that interstellar travel is almost impossible. As he explains, if one were to go 10-12% the speed of light, hitting a pebble could make the entire spacecraft explode, so this would be very difficult and very dangerous. Another debate is whether or not we should begin trying to transmit messages. Stephen Hawking’s response to this is negative. “‘If aliens visit us... the outcome would be as much as when Columbus landed in America, which didn’t turn out well for the Native Americans.’” However, some claim that we cannot hide from ETI, so we might as well. To be brutally honest, this search could, and probably will, last centuries, if our civilization even survives that long. Some day, far into the future, we might finally learn that we are not alone (Folger, 2011).
    Wisdom:comment-498575958_2-openWisdom:comment-498575958_2-close
    Kaku explains in The Future of Humanity, “...democracy is not easy. You have to work at it.” Today, we keep much less to ourselves. We are less hesitant to share our problems with the world through various social networks on the Internet. Kaku says, “Dictators live in fear of the Internet, terrified of what happens when their people rise up against them.” Kaku believes that only those who are educated and well informed can make decisions on technologies that will influence our civilization's future. I agree; these types of people will decide how far to take technology. Only the knowledgeable and learned will make decisions wisely. We cannot be ignorant of the challenges we are bound to face in the future. Kaku explains, “The purpose of this book is to help start the debate that will determine how this century unfolds."
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Thursday, March 27

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    Space tourism is a large topic in the commercialization of space. In fact, there are individuals already signed up to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to fulfill their dreams of flying into space. This innovative and growing franchise could increase the technological growth of space travel extremely. Although current 'space tourists' will have to pay excessive amounts of money and do not technically fly out of the Earth's orbit, humans will begin to want even more.
    {http://www.antarcticaedu.com/visions/qtourism7.jpg} In New Space, the commercialization of space will begin. Since people may be able to fly into space and orbit the planet on a regular basis, companies may begin to build stores in space that orbit the planet. Considering this, humanity as a race will continue to update technologies in order to fly through what is truly outer space. The parts and upgrades developed could then be put to use and worked upon in order to be fit to travel for more scientific purposes.
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    The interstellar spaceship project being a massive project would draw a huge amount of attention around the globe. Even if the entire world is not needed to fund the spaceship, the researching, developing, and building stages of the spacecraft would call for over 400 million workers. 400 million people is more people than the entire population of the United States. The Apollo moon program employed 400,000 people and over 20,000 industrial firms, and experts say that since the interstellar spaceship would need 1,000 times more manpower than the Apollo program, great amounts of people all over the world would be needed. For this to happen, agreements must be made, peace must be kept, and conflicts could not arise throughout the majority of countries.
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    It will leave countries divided and maybe even start civil wars. It will be the largest change in energy sources to happen to the human race. The political impact will be the largest ever there has ever been before. It will change the world as we know it, the division could also lead to space exploration with nations wanting more land probably by the planets.
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    a refined formedform of petroleum.
    Coal is a lump of compressed carbon mainly used for burning to produce electricity. Coal produces the largest amount of electrical power in our world. Coal is a dirty energy source because it emits harmful substances, such as carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Coal also has a definite amount and will run out.
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