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Name: Roderick Simpson

From: Ohio

Bio: Net user since the beginning

Area of Expertise: Technology Developer/Administrator

Topic: Community/Culture

Headline: Integration of Human Evolution

Nutshell: Streaming information will warp directly to your mind.

Vision: The internet will morph into a fused integral part of the human experience. All information available will be compressed and sent directly into the human mind.

Two ways to interpret the information will through embedded chips or an external device worn on the head that relays the data to the end user.

Wireless will be transformed from the the current dark ages to a "Scottie I need warp factor 7."

The "net" will become a living thing that will be able to maintain its own effectiveness and upgrades. Just as radio and TV transformed the way we receive news instantly, the "net" will transmit all data through the air across the globe. Like cell phones today the end user only needs a "device" to download.

The "net" will transform into a viable medium that can be more than just surfed, it will be physically felt. This new species will be called the HuNET.

Date Submitted: 11/11/2004

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