We are already in a generation where a 1000$ computer has all the computing power that was once used to launch rocket to the moon.
“Many scientists believe the exponential growth in computing power leads inevitably to a future moment when computers will attain human-level intelligence: an event known as the “singularity.” According to futurist” Ray Kurzweil, this would happen by 2030.” – Read more
Does this scare you?. Imagine if this is the growth, then by 2040, a computer can think for the entire human race at once. Does this mean that we are moving towards our own created apocalypse or can we live in a world where we socialize with super intelligent robots (digital socialization)?.
What can be done to avoid the former is a huge argument around the globe and top billionaires (Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Larry page and Peter Diamindis) in the world are already thinking on ways to avoid this from coming.
Let me know how you think the future of computers will impact us in the comments below.