A vision for the future

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Name: cliff stoddard

From: Maryland

Bio: USAF Computer Crime Expert, attorney, knew the "internet" when it was a DoD research tool

Area of Expertise: Legislator/Politician/Lawyer

Topic: General, Overarching Remarks

Headline: It's Still Going

Nutshell: Networks will allow anyone with access to do more to control his or her daily life.

Vision: The internet has changed the way consumers purchase anything from food to travel. It has increased the ability research topic from the old use of encyclopedia, which has directly contributed to better education of our children. There will be more resources available in the future as more people add to the internet research "database."

Search engines will improve to more quickly find what a person wants. Imaging will be enhanced to take up less space. Computer games will be more enhanced for more social interaction between people in every country. Language skills will improve by allowing people to communicate in different languages, orally, with the development of real-time translation programs.

Date Submitted: 11/12/2004

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