In the video Shift Happens, various technological statistics are presented to show how fast technology is progressing. From these statistics, predictions were made of the future of technology. A few years from now, a supercomputer will surpass the human brain in computing capacity. And about forty years later, a common household computer will surpass the computing capacity of the entire human race. These facts are not only frightening but also astonishing.
If you could go back in time to when the first computers were built and told scientists about these predictions, they would probably call you insane. Hopefully, all this new computing power will be able to benefit humanity.
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