Everyone assumes that one day robotic arms will be dominating human opponents at the inevitable Cyber Olympics. If IBM’s research division has anything to say about it, flying drones could pose the bigger threat to mankind’s gold medal dreams.
IBM Research's 5 in 5 list—five things that will happen in the next five years—is here. Some are quite surprising and awesome. The bad news: no flying cars and/or realistic sex robots yet. The good news: doctors routinely using your DNA information to heal you effectively.
Around this time every year, IBM surveys 3,000 researchers to find out what they think is going to be big in the future. This year, everyone's caught the FaceTime bug, and is looking forward to 3D hologram video calls.