How will people and computers work together into the future? Life without
computers is already unimaginable. Computers accelerate calculations by
factors of thousands or millions. Computers make office work more
efficient, while dehumanizing it. Military applications are major areas of
computer innovation, spearheaded by the Development of Advanced Research
Planning Agency which is developing new artificial intelligence software and
expert systems, speech comprehension, machine vision, computer vision, and
natural language comprehension.