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IBM Predicts Mind Reading Machines: Look Into The Future With IBM’s 5-in-5 Tech Predictions

Posted: December 21st, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Science News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on IBM Predicts Mind Reading Machines: Look Into The Future With IBM’s 5-in-5 Tech Predictions

IBM Five-In-Five

Century-old technology behemoth IBM has done some pretty wild things in it’s time. They’ve dragged us from Keypunch through Typesetting and on to Supercomputing technology. So when the behemoth makes a prediction, the world listens, even when it’s outlandish. IBM has predicted a near future in which machines read minds and recognise who they’re dealing with. Each year since 2006, IBM has released Five-In-Five, a list of 5 predictions for the future of tech, 5 innovations that will have a profound effect in the next 5 years. The latest IBM Five-in-Five predictions were based on societal trends and research which the New York State-based company expected to begin bearing fruit by the year 2017.

“From Houdini to Skywalker to X-Men, mind reading has merely been wishful thinking for science fiction fans for decades, but their wish may soon come true,” IBM said in its annual assessment of innovations on the horizon. Read the full article »»»»