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Old July 20 2013, 07:14 PM   #1
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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.

http://wp.me/p3cATG-B6

Take a look and spread the word. Thanks to Doug for his input!
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Old July 20 2013, 07:28 PM   #2
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Re: Real world tech from Star Trek

That URL is very suspect. Sorry, not clicking.
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Old July 20 2013, 08:36 PM   #3
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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:

http://startrekblog.wordpress.com/20...he-real-world/

on the article itself, yeah, pretty standard observations that have been made plenty of times.
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Old July 21 2013, 03:31 PM   #4
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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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