View Single Post
Old December 30 2013, 01:12 AM   #28
Christopher
Writer
 
Christopher's Avatar
 
Re: Transporter beams itself?

picardo wrote: View Post
In computer programming there's something known as the metadata, which is commonly defined as "data about data".

Thence I'd logically conclude that a transporter can beam itself, since this is explained by the metadata handling lesser units of data.
But that's software. You still need intact hardware to run it on. How the hell can a dissociated cloud of atoms function as a transporter?
__________________
Christopher L. Bennett Homepage -- Site update 11/16/14 including annotations for "The Caress of a Butterfly's Wing" and overview for DTI: The Collectors

Written Worlds -- My blog
Christopher is offline   Reply With Quote