Are Smart Phones Replacing Human Intelligence?


Imagine talking to your mobile phone — really. Computer scientist Kurt Fuqua predicts that next-generation speech-based interfaces are coming sooner than you think. This new wave of technology will allow users to have relatively complex conversations with …their phones, helping them use several applications simultaneously. Meanwhile, Vint Cerf answers skeptics who argue that these new mobile devices will make people less intelligent. “It reminds me of the guy that complained about the invention of writing,” he explains, “because he said people would no longer remember anything cause they could just write it down.” 


“Once a new technology rolls over you, if you’re not part of the steamroller, you’re part of the road.”
 Stewart Brand

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