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For you, what's the most important next step in computing?

Survey period: 15 Dec 2014 to 22 Dec 2014

Forget thinner form factors, larger screens or a faster compiler. Think big.

OptionVotes% 
A new way of interacting with computers (eg gesture, eys tracking, mind-meld)20616.65
Order-of-magnitude increase on processing power856.87
Connectivity with Everything19315.60
True Artificial Intelligence (i.e.. can pass an unrestricted Turing test)18114.63
Quantum Computing18214.71
Universal Broadband13310.75
Regulators who actually understand the technology20216.33
Other (Please comment)554.45



 
GeneralProcessing power all the way Pin
Simeon31417-Jun-15 9:39
professionalSimeon31417-Jun-15 9:39 
GeneralOther Pin
RedDk19-Dec-14 11:22
RedDk19-Dec-14 11:22 
GeneralRe: Other Pin
ha_asgag25-Dec-14 16:32
ha_asgag25-Dec-14 16:32 
GeneralTruly Understanding Languages Pin
Dan Colasanti19-Dec-14 5:31
professionalDan Colasanti19-Dec-14 5:31 
GeneralOther - Better use of the technology Pin
Nelek18-Dec-14 2:44
protectorNelek18-Dec-14 2:44 
GeneralConnect to everything.......... Pin
Swinkaran17-Dec-14 18:42
professionalSwinkaran17-Dec-14 18:42 
Generalall of the above Pin
Dennis E White17-Dec-14 9:59
professionalDennis E White17-Dec-14 9:59 
GeneralTechnology is more than Candy Crush and Facebook Pin
Ramkrishna Mokashi17-Dec-14 5:58
Ramkrishna Mokashi17-Dec-14 5:58 
GeneralSimple to use and simple to code Pin
Cristian Amarie16-Dec-14 23:54
Cristian Amarie16-Dec-14 23:54 
GeneralComputing is Humanity Pin
carmel16-Dec-14 20:53
carmel16-Dec-14 20:53 
GeneralVehicle to Vehicle Dynamic Comm Links! Pin
Kirk 1038982116-Dec-14 15:57
Kirk 1038982116-Dec-14 15:57 
GeneralRe: Vehicle to Vehicle Dynamic Comm Links! Pin
GSN.CP16-Dec-14 19:42
professionalGSN.CP16-Dec-14 19:42 
GeneralNext step in computing - eliminating the inconveniences and limitations encountered by the average computer user Pin
ha_asgag16-Dec-14 14:43
ha_asgag16-Dec-14 14:43 
Before moving onto quantum computing or artificial intelligence or big time ideas, I think developers should address and provide solutions to simpler difficulties that computer owners or non-programmers face.

Here are some observations and one slightly off-tangent opinion:
1) Even up to this time personal email is still difficult to manage. Searching, sorting, saving and segregating special email from the hundreds of spam letters is still is a big headache to me and I wonder why advanced developers won't improve the interface a bit and add functionality like sub-folders in addition to the inbox, spam and trash. For example: the "Code Project email folder".

2) Searching a drive for particular file extension, copying a list of filenames, copying URLS, and renaming files remains a tedious task not unless the user knows how to program to a certain extent and create some custom application to ease this.

3) Communication is the heart and soul of the internet and it is quite ironic why many of the websites/dating sites that I have joined prohibit, discourage or condition members to refrain from sharing contact addresses with other members instead of interacting, socializing and mingling with each other. They seem to overemphasize privacy and security but could just send automated spam images to you and me anyway. I think that some rules should not be maintained but changed and it's annoying when the lines of communication are cut.

4) VB6, C, and C++ still are very practical and useful programming languages and should be sustained even in the presence of the languages and versions that were born yesterday.
GeneralArtificial General Intelligence Pin
Leng Vang16-Dec-14 8:40
Leng Vang16-Dec-14 8:40 
GeneralRe: Artificial General Intelligence Pin
Kirk 1038982116-Dec-14 11:43
Kirk 1038982116-Dec-14 11:43 
GeneralRe: Artificial General Intelligence Pin
Leng Vang16-Dec-14 12:43
Leng Vang16-Dec-14 12:43 
GeneralRe: Artificial General Intelligence Pin
Kirk 1038982116-Dec-14 13:39
Kirk 1038982116-Dec-14 13:39 
GeneralRe: Artificial General Intelligence Pin
StatementTerminator17-Dec-14 5:25
StatementTerminator17-Dec-14 5:25 
GeneralRe: Artificial General Intelligence Pin
StatementTerminator17-Dec-14 5:50
StatementTerminator17-Dec-14 5:50 
GeneralRe: Artificial Un-Intelligence Pin
User 1013254618-Dec-14 6:50
User 1013254618-Dec-14 6:50 
GeneralRe: Artificial General Intelligence Pin
Chrris Dale21-Dec-14 14:01
Chrris Dale21-Dec-14 14:01 
GeneralOther Pin
Maciej Los16-Dec-14 8:26
mveMaciej Los16-Dec-14 8:26 
GeneralOther Pin
StatementTerminator16-Dec-14 7:14
StatementTerminator16-Dec-14 7:14 
GeneralOther... Pin
Mehdi Gholam16-Dec-14 5:31
Mehdi Gholam16-Dec-14 5:31 
GeneralRetirement Pin
_WinBase_16-Dec-14 4:45
_WinBase_16-Dec-14 4:45 

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