Chris don't worry The Matrix, the sequel, is coming soon to a theater
near you, so we'll have an intimation of neural connections.
In any case, if we believe William Gibson we'll all soon be "jacking in."
At 11:28 AM -0500 1/23/03, Chris Moran wrote:
>On Thu, 23 Jan 2003, Steve Cavrak wrote:
>> Roger Lawson wrote:
>> > I think Steve was one of the few who was able to get
> > > Newton's handwriting recognition to work.
>> Or rather that I was one of the few who though it was
>> worth a $1,000 to give it a try. :)
>The pains of early adoption... just ask anyone who was forced to buy the
>PS/2 Model 55's back in 1991! Grr.
>> Computing is blythly accepting a model of communication
>> that is, at best, 19th century. The dominant mind
>> set is paper, not electricity.
>> Of course that's not true of computing when you take
>> a global perspective. China, India, Japan, Korea, ...
>> none of them are imprinted on the typewriter the way
>> we have been.
>> Future computers are more likely to have paws and
>> ears rather than keyboards and screens ...
>Forget all the crap... when are the secure, wireless and safe implants
>coming that will tie with into the optical nerve for visuals and react to
>mind commands and allow personal holographic 3D imaging to navigate
>whatever you need to find?
>I don't want no stinking robot... even if it's trying to emulate man's
>best friend... a cat.
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