Describe three technological advancement predictions in the past 20 years that have come to be true?
The cumbersome desktop computer became mobile and migrated to wherever we want and named laptops. Alan Kay, who worked for Xerox PARC, first created the concept for the laptop computer. He referred to it as the Dynabook
Storage on computers became an issue as cloud storage carried the weight of customers data. Cloud storage is believed to have been invented by computer scientist Dr. Joseph Carl Robnett Licklider in the 1960s and today the most popular cloud storage providers are Apple (iCloud), Amazon (Amazon Web Services ), Dropbox, and Google.
That one day we would read a book on an electronic device was something unfathomable. Kindle e -readers arrived on the scene replacing newspapers, magazines and books. It had a slow start but eventually took off but now seems to be going obsolete with the existence of the smart phone,
2. Describe two technological advancement predictions in the past 20 years that did not come to be and describe why you think that they did not happen?
Google glass came on the scene a few years ago and many thought they would go mainstream but you do not see anybody wearing them. Glass is a small, lightweight wearable computer with a transparent display for hands-free work.I believe they are used in the workplace but remember reading about somone who wore them out to a bar and got a punch. I guess people don’t want to feel like they are being recored and is an invasion of privacy.
Youtube was originally designed for online dating and that ultimately failed and now the most popular website on the internet for video sharing.
3. Based on your reading, predict what you think will happen in the future of education and technology.
Future TechnologiesI think education will become digital and no longer children have to log around bags of text books. We all know that their is many ways children learn and all learn in different ways. With the use of AI and technology curriculum can be customizable to enhance learning. The technology understands what is the best approach for a student to learn a new concept from previous school work