TITLE

COMMUNICATIONS/TRANSPORT

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Future Times;2008, Vol. 2, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights several papers on issues related to the communications and transportation sector. According to editor P. Tucker of "The Futurist," artificial general intelligence (AI) is still beyond reach after half a century of research. Meanwhile, it says that there is a revival of the use of electric drives for ships. It is also reported that aircraft are improving in designs to save on energy consumption.
ACCESSION #
32780716

 

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