SIXTHSENSE: A DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Author: Komlan E. Ezunkpe SixthSense: A disruptive technology and gesture-based computing system Disruptive technologies serve as creative forces for emerging technologies (Thornburg, 2014a); SixthSense technology is one of these technologies. In a conference, The Thrilling Potential of SixthSense Technology (TED India, 2009), Pranav Mistry has demoed a model of SixthSense system that uses Gesture-based computer …

McLuhan’s Law Applied to OG/Zero Generation and 3-4G/Third & Fourth Generation Mobile Phones

I. MCLUHAN’S TETRAD APPLIED TO OG/ZERO GENERATION MOBILE PHONES MCLUHAN’S TETRAD ENHANCES: Instant communication Ubiquitous mobile Network Access OBSOLESCES: Telegraphy: “write at a distance”   RETRIEVES: Verbal communication/expression of “affection” Paying attention Access information in real-time REVERSES: Device will be naturally in sync with our biological and emotional impulses The early mobile phones are often …

Moore’s Law

Author: Komlan Edouard Ezunkpe Moore’s law is named after Gordon E. Moore, the co-founder of Intel and Fairchild Semiconductor, whose 1965 paper described a doubling every year in the number of components per integrated circuit, and projected this rate of growth would continue for at least another decade (Wikipedia, 2015). Moore’s observation—the number of transistors …