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Saturday, August 18, 2007

The Challenges that lie ahead

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” - Alan Kay

When I was a young boy, I was a huge fan of both TV series “The Six Million Dollar Man” and “The Bionic Woman”. What we can imagine we can create and indeed it has become a reality and this technology is now available. That's the Power of Imagination.

A power-line technician, Mitchell who lost both arms to a severe electric shock was the first person that gets a bionic arm.

Take a look at the presentation below where the author believes that Shift Happens.



“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” - Eleanor Roosevelt

“The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.” - Eric Hoffer

“The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.” - Herbert Spencer

Each of us has a role that requires us to change and become more responsible for shaping our own future. What do you think? Do you agree that Shift happens as set forth by the slide presentation?

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15 comments:

haze said...

Is it good?? I am kind of 50-50 hehehehe...havent seen that film maybe I should watch it.

haze said...

have a great weekend Sam

Jennifer said...

Wow... Sam,

This is AMAZING! I can't get over it.

I'm in awe and, well, wow! LOL!

I need to watch this slideshow a few times to let it sink in and to feel it... amazing!

Thank you so much for sharing this. It is one of the best things I have seen. really makes me think!

Wishing you a great day!

jen

Sam Chan said...

Hi Haze,

Bionic Woman is an upcoming American science fiction television drama. I am not so sure whether it is good compare to when the old series I watch when I was a lad. However, from the wikipedia , it was stated that the pilot episode was leaked on the internet and available for download on popular torrent sites

If I am not mistaken, you had missed those messages from the presentation slide. Well, do take a look and you will get some insight about what lies ahead.

You too have a great weekend, Haze!

Sam Chan said...

Hi Jennifer,

Yup.. the slide show is fabulous! It tell what is happening and going to happen... the great shift! Well, those that can understand these messages will know how to seize the opportunity to take up these challenges that lies ahead.

My Best Wishes to you, Jennifer!

lilifxt said...

hi sam very nice info on the presentation
i loved that quote �The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.�

i do beleive that shift happens coz nothing remains the same on this world

have agreat weekend

WaterLearner said...

Hi Sam!

The slide says so many things that I am so ignorant of! Thanks!

By the way, thanks for putting up the Say No Evil Camp Logo. I appreciate that.

Blessings!

Honman said...

Hi Sam! Nice post. Technologies and knowledge will change with time but moral values that we value will remain unchanged as time passes by.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Lili,
You are right! Nothing remains the same on this world. The only constant is change!

Thanks for giving me your feedback. I really appreciate it.

Blessings and joy to you Lili

Sam Chan said...

Hi Karen,
Indeed, these slides are very informative. I am very happy that you find it enlightening.

Blessings to you, Karen.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Honman,
Indeed Technologies and Knowledge will change and become obsolete but moral values that we value will remains unchanged as time passes by.

Thanks for adding your insightful views. I really value your participation.

Best Wishes

hazel said...

Wow, this slide show puts so much into perspective. What a great snapshot of the global atmosphere of today. We certainly do live in "exponential" times.

Thanks Sam, Your site is always a joy to visit.

Have a terrific weekend.
Hazel.

PS Love the music on the site today.

JesseTheCat said...

I couldnt watch the slide due to my isp problems but I feel that technology may change drastically...but we as a society need to take responsibilty for our morals and ethics.We need to teach our children and others about these important things..like you do with your sites.Happy day to you and yours, Sam :)

Sam Chan said...

Hi Hazel..
I am glad that you enjoyed this post and find it informative.

Thanks for the feedback that you love the music. I appreciate that!.

Best wishes to you, Hazel.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Jesse,
I'm sorry that your internet line could not permit you to watch the slide.

Indeed, we need to spread the message of the need to acquire good moral, ethics and important values in life.

Thanks for your continued support and interest in what I do.

Blessings to you, Jesse.