«THE GHOST OF COMPUTING»: chips get so insanely small they become nearly invisible. When it gets so small, computational power goes into your shoes, walls, body. We’ll live inside of a computer. It’s less about devices, and less about command and control. Everything we do now with computers is via commands. In the future, our devices will know us. They will be able to understand our moods or the conditions in which we’re working or communicating. I emailed a colleague recently with my cell phone number, and this colleague never called me. Turns out, I was typing fast on my phone, in a cab, and typed the wrong number—and I’ve had this number for 10 years. In the future, my device would understand I was in a rush, and correct me..."
BRIAN DAVID JOHNSON is a futurist at tech giant Intel