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Predicting the future isn’t easy. In 1943, Thomas Watson, chairman (1) the company IBM, said , “I think there’s a world market for about five computers.” Even in the 1970s, many experts (2) saying, “Nobody will want a computer in their home.” But today, computer technology is
everywhere. “You (3) have several computers in your kitchen, “ says Dr Rodney Brooks of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, pointing to the computer chips in our
coffee makers, fridges, washing (4) and ovens.
It’s almost impossible to imagine a world (5) computers. Dr Brooks is director of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. He says that computers are not
(6) becoming more common, they’re (7)
smarter too. They’re starting to think. Scientists at AI Research are developing their own thinking robot, (8) Hal. Child expert Anat Treister Goren is teaching Hal to speak. She talks to him and reads (9) children’s stories. Baby Hal is growing up fast, and his language level is improving quickly. Soon, if (10) speak to
him, you might even think he’s human ! AI experts
(11) optimistic. They hope that, (12) day, intelligent machines will be all around us.
Perhaps everyone will have a Hal – their own personal assistant. If you’ve got a question, Hal will know the (13) . If you want to go on a trip, Hal will be able to (14) all the arrangements. He’ll never get tired, he’ll never be ill and he’ll never (15) angry. The technology is almost here. Think about it. Wouldn’t you like to (16) your own “Hal” ?