99-2 Mid-term Exam of Grobal Technology Revolution



1. What are the three scientific revolutions of the 20th century ?


2. What is Moore's Law ? What drives Moore's Law ?


3. What does the so-called "ubiquitous computing" mean ?


4. What are the "three phases of computing" ?


5. How to build emotion into a machine ?


6. Dalai Lama met with scientists at the New York Academy of Sciences to explore the link between science and religion. He was asked if he was familiar with work on artificial intelligence. When he said he was, he was asked if an artificial intelligence being was a reincarnated being. What did Dalai Lama replied ?


7. In the film "The 13th Floor", what is there on the 13th floor ?


8. Explain how cell use DNA code to build proteins.


9. What is gene ?


10. Given every single cell has the whole DNA blueprint, why can various organs grow in their appropriate positions?