Revisiting Vernor Vinge’s “predictions” for 2025

Vernor Vinge, Sept 04, 2015
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Of all the predictions outline here, this is the one that seems most interetsing: "people can send silent messages without talking or (openly) typing. It does feel like the kind of application that could take off." It's the soprt of invention that would start out not very usefully - you could send a 'ping' subvocally. But before long we will  be sending copyrighted thoughts subvocally. Then what?

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