Mr. Laser Beam wrote:
Not surprising that there would still be a lot of use of cars and public transit. If everybody transported everywhere, the 'bandwidth' may have become crowded and prone to malfunctions. Besides there would have to be transporter stations everywhere which would tend to ruin the landscape.
Yeah that's a good point. I can also imagine constant beaming to be really disruptive to the serenity of any given environment in the utopia. I wouldn't want to sit at a coffee shop and listen to a transporter across the street.
And yeah I'm joking about public sex.