Meeting minutes 04/21

Attendance: Joey Perez, Will Spurgeon, Dimitar Vouldjeff, Xia Li

  • Covering the website requirements outlined in the PowerPoint
    • URL Already sent
    • Website accessible by all members and public
    • Conclusions to focus on:
      • Will your technology be widely adopted in the next year? The next 5? The next 10?
      • How will your technology effect society after 1 year? 5 years? 10 years?
  • Covering Book Topics
    • Freedom of Speech – Joey
      • Modifying your body is an exercise of freedom of speech
    • Intellectual Property – Will
      1. How is it protected?
      2. Issues around Brain implants
      3. Perfect Memory example
    • Information Privacy – Will
      1. How can you protect it?
      2. Medical Information must be share
    • Privacy and the Government – Dimitar
      1. Regulations for this kind of technology (do I register my prosthetics / augmentations?)
      2. Will the government have access to my prosthetics / augmentations
      3. Improvement in law enforcement (maybe they have access / can shut down in emergency)
    • Computer and Network Security – Dimitar
      1. Who has access?
      2. Can it be hacked?
      3. Potential threats due to lack of security
    • Computer Reliability – Joey / Xia
      1. What happens if it fails?
      2. How often could it fail?
      3. What might race conditions result in?
    • Work and Wealth
      • To be assessed at a later date
  • Section involving popular media
    • Movies
      • Iron Man – Will
      • Surrogates – Xia
      • Star Wars – Joey
      • Source Code – Xia
      • 6 million dollar man
      • Robocop
      • Transcendence – Joey
      • Inspector Gadget
    • TV Shows
      • Futurama
        • EyePhone
        • Hermes Robot – Joey
      • Agents of Shield
      • Archer
        • Many, many cyborgs
      • Video Games
        • Bioshock – Will
  • Presentation Requirements / plan to complete
    • Draft the presentation at next meeting
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