the not-too-distant future

the not-too-distant future

A time not very far in the future. When I was growing up, we never would have believed you that we'd be using phones as powerful as computers in the not-too-distant future. The story is set in the not-too-distant future, when artificial intelligence has just begun to take control of our daily lives.
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My father in the not-too-distant future would not be able to dress himself, feed himself, or even control his own body.
"We are also in negotiations with two major UK food multiples and are anticipating a move from two shifts to a 24-hour operation in the not-too-distant future," said Mr Singh.
Frank hopes that in the not-too-distant future, technological improvements will bring the weight of batteries down to less than 400 pounds without compromising storage capacity and lifetime.
And all indications point to still more rental units in the not-too-distant future.
Executives who identify that their ranks of experienced managers will be collecting pensions in the not-too-distant future need to start working with those people so that they will work with the less experienced.
The not-too-distant future then should finally bring complete automation and its benefits to the agency system.
On a planet inhabited in the not-too-distant future, humans still haven't learned the lessons of the past, and the results are, once again, devastating as they turn against each other in the quest for superiority and genetic purity.
However, he foresees a day in the not-too-distant future when print versions of this type of newsletter are "no longer going to be to the advantage of both" publisher and subscriber.
Many other Scots have tasted success here, with Stephen McAllister and Ken Brown notable winners in the past, but it's been 14 years since the last victory, so one in the not-too-distant future is on the cards.
He failed to mention that the media as a whole were not in the least bit interested in the Lib Dems as they were - and will be again in the not-too-distant future - total nonentities.
And Worthington hopes Boyce will continue his development and emerge as a senior international talent in the not-too-distant future. "Joining Bremen is a terrific move Liam and I'm delighted for him," he said.
"The consequences of hydrate decomposition in the not-too-distant future are going to be a problem for society," says Peter G.
In the Medicaid program of the not-too-distant future, selection of an LTC facility will be taken out of the hands of the patient and put into those of a managed care bureaucrat, either from the state or contracted through the state.
Since most state courts generally conform to the federal rules, practice throughout the nation's courts will likely be affected in the not-too-distant future despite considerable opposition from both plaintiff and defense lawyers.
But just to prove that they do have a more cerebral side, the band have recently played two shows with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra which should emerge in CD and video form in the not-too-distant future.