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admiral_reliant July 20 2013 08:14 PM

Real world tech from Star Trek
Posted this article on real-world tech inspired by Star Trek tech, with an exclusive footnote by Doug Drexler.

Take a look and spread the word. Thanks to Doug for his input!

infinix July 20 2013 08:28 PM

Re: Real world tech from Star Trek
That URL is very suspect. Sorry, not clicking.

sojourner July 20 2013 09:36 PM

Re: Real world tech from Star Trek
It's safe. I checked it with a virtualbox I keep for just such a situation. It's just a tiny url leading to the blog in his signature.

Here's the full url to the article:

on the article itself, yeah, pretty standard observations that have been made plenty of times.

bbjeg July 21 2013 04:31 PM

Re: Real world tech from Star Trek
I always considered teleporting to be killing a person and then re-assembling them somewhere else, which is why I wouldn't use it if I had the choice.

Also, I think this thread should be in Trek Tech instead of the General board.

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