We’ve seen in several films, how rapid science and technology has grown and how it might lead to the very destruction of our society. Artificial Intelligence (AI) turning against mankind has been the plot for several movies including Hollywood blockbusters Terminator and iRobot. Can technology grow to that extent? When machines can think with Artificial…
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Following the great human inventions – steam engine, electricity and telephone – the internet has carved out a big plot for itself. It can be argued to be the invention that so rapidly tranformed the basic working architecture of the society, in a relatively small time interval. The state of today’s society is that, without internet you are virtually non-existent. You need internet, soemway or the other. From PCOs to seamless video conferencing, from greeting “Good Morning” to our parents after waking up to checking our WhatsApp chats after waking up, choosing where to eat, who would deliver that food to us, choosing where to travel and how-to travel and choosing our life partners, the journey has been an amazing one. We’re spending more time now with our smartphones than with our beloved ones.