White House Office of Science and Technology Policy takes a look at the Future of Computing

January 9th, 2014 by Ann Drobnis Post a comment »

Screen Shot 2013-08-07 at 4.31.46 PMThe Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the showcase for breakthrough consumer technologies each year.  It is happening this week, in Las Vegas, Nevada.  In conjunction with CES, Tom Kalil and Cristin Dorgelo from the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) hosted a We the Geeks Hangout on the Future of Computing on January 8, 2014.

On the Hangout, Tom and Cristin spoke with Mark Papermaster, Chief Technology Officer at Advanced Micro DevicesAlex Kipman of Microsoft KinectAlicia Gibb of the Open Source Hardware Association, and Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus Rift to discuss:

  • What new computing advancements might we see in the next few years? What about 10-15 years from now?
  • What are the technological breakthroughs that need to happen to get there?
  • And finally, what might be the impact of the ever growing intelligent connection of people, processes, data and things?

You can see the Hangout here.