The goal of cognitive computing is to get a computer to behave, think and interact the way humans do. In 5 years, machines will emulate human senses, each in their own special way.
Every year IBM makes predictions about 5 technology innovations that stand to change the way we live within the next 5 years. See all IBM 5 in 5 predictions at http://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/us/en/ibm_predictions_for_future/ideas/index
WOW...WOW...WOW...computers are really taking over