I remember reading science fiction as a child and marveling at the magic of the technology of the future. My visit to the New York Worlds Fair in 1964 and a ride through Futurama II reinforced my belief in the future of technology. I always liked the idea of how advances in technology would make the things we do not only easier but also connect us all in a way we had not seen before. The Internet is one of those science fiction/Futurama promises come to life and the almost daily advances in science makes me happy to be alive right now.
I like how as technology advances new opportunities for new ways to do common and not so common tasks reveal themselves.
I am sure all of you are familiar with guide dogs, also known as seeing eye dogs. Trained to guide a visually impaired person the dog gives that person something they would not have otherwise, freedom. Read more