technologies promise many miracles ahead
IT will bring faster computers, better storage and communications, advanced
artificial intelligence, and simpler ways of interfacing new software and
hardware – including connecting radical new applications from machines directly
with our bodies.
Direct retinal projections will let us place a digital overlay in our mind on
anyone we are looking at, which would change their appearance. One day, possibly
by 2020 or sooner, it will be possible to merge computer programs into our
dreams. Computer-assisted dreaming could enable us to create dreams that we
could share with others. Interactive shared dreaming could become a popular
leisure pursuit in the 2020s.