Saturday, March 26, 2011

Which sci-fi technology will become real?

Some of these future technologies that Michio Kaku predict are mind boggling, like today's smartphone and advancement in various gadgetry might have startled homo sapiens from 19th or 18th century, the same way the talks of increasing human lifespan manifolds than we can fathom at present, and the shape shifting materials, "Matrix" like virtual reality, the real Jurassic Park and Internet in contact lenses and even "teraforming" mars and other planets, teleportation, these all may become reality soon, sooner than we can predict. 
"And while some of it seems far-fetched, he said to consider how our smartphones, laptops and space missions would have been viewed 100 years ago.
"If they were to see you with all of your wizardry, they would consider you a sorcerer to be able to summon up images from all over the world," he said. "But if someone could come today from the 21st century, what will our grandchildren think of us? In the 21st century, they will have the powers of gods."
 Link to full article: http://www.cnn.com/2011/TECH/innovation/03/25/science.fiction.kaku/index.html
 

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