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Old 04-28-2018, 02:52 PM   #141 (permalink)
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It seemed like everyone was intolerant of my old phone...
Very much like my current phone, which cost me less than $30 on eBay.

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Star Trek correctly predicted doors that open and close for you, mobile communication, spoken commands to a computer, AI, among other things.
But how much of it was a case of actual prediction, and how much one of life imitating art? There seems to be a fairly large market of Star Trek &c fans who only want these things because they're just like what they saw in their favorite movie/TV show.


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Old 04-28-2018, 03:19 PM   #142 (permalink)
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This photo you posted it's from Star Trek The Next Generation, which takes in 24 century and not 23 like Captain Kirk's early voyages.

Do evything from a consule with few buttons and no screen, like in original series, it's quite ridiculous today.

Anyway, flat, glass like displays are dangerous, cause you can miss place your hand or finger, since there is no buttuns to feel, just glass. Yoy will never see a military vehicle like this for things like direction controller, fire control, cause it's a bit nonsense.

If humanity get warp speed, it will be like give wings to snakes. I don't want this evil species destroying the universe. It's bad enough they destroy their own planet.



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Sci-fi has gotten many things right, including the interface.



Star Trek correctly predicted doors that open and close for you, mobile communication, spoken commands to a computer, AI, among other things. We'll probably have something resembling a replicator someday, as we now have the ability to grow flawless diamonds or 3D print certain objects.

I don't believe we will ever achieve faster than light travel or "beam me up" transportation. It's possible we will visit our nearest neighboring star systems, but probably more likely that humanity is annihilated before then.

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Old 04-28-2018, 04:38 PM   #143 (permalink)
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This photo you posted it's from Star Trek The Next Generation, which takes in 24 century and not 23 like Captain Kirk's early voyages.
I wisely just dropped the comment and ran. Now we know who all the Trekkies are. Things that Star Trek missed: retinal displays and brain interface .....well, excepting the Borg.

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In the late 1990s and early 2000s Philips Research Laboratories experimented with a type of thin CRT known as the Zeus display which contained CRT-like functionality in a flat panel display.[41][42][43][44][45] The devices were demonstrated but never marketed.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathod...be#Other_types

https://duckduckgo.com/?q=Zeus+thin+CRT+display&ia=web


https://www.reddit.com/r/HistoryPorn...thick_with_an/

...if you can call 4" as thin.

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If humanity get warp speed, it will be like give wings to snakes. I don't want this evil species destroying the universe. It's bad enough they destroy their own planet.
You do know about the Naga, right? We're the ones keeping a cork on that*.

https://duckduckgo.com/?t=palemoon&q...ages&ia=images

*Specifically, at the Ajanta Caves.
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Old 04-28-2018, 05:49 PM   #144 (permalink)
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Former Star Trek fan...

I didn't even watched the last two films. Kill vulcan planet... what a bad idea...

I always wanted a model of the first movie (1979) starship. But none are accurate.

I vote for Naga as the new Symbol for the third and forth wave feminism.
Who are with me ???

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Old 04-28-2018, 09:18 PM   #145 (permalink)
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Be careful about the 'powers and principalities' you might be invoking. Maybe best to keep that way down in the hole.

How about [threaded fastener emoji][baseball emoji].
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Uhnn, radical insane femninsm fits well to this emoji :




But a emoji baseball... I'm not sure, unless it represent a agression :





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Be careful about the 'powers and principalities' you might be invoking. Maybe best to keep that way down in the hole.

How about [threaded fastener emoji][baseball emoji].
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I only used the word emoji to save having to look this up:

http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pu...amuck_8555.jpg

I thought emoji were smaller.
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Ohn, this link explain :

https://english.stackexchange.com/qu...ll-and-a-screw

screwball

But if it was created even before animated cartoons, I don't know.


Maybe it descend from this kind of throw :

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The Caduseus is two snakes on a winged staff.

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If humanity get warp speed, it will be like give wings to snakes. I don't want this evil species destroying the universe. It's bad enough they destroy their own planet.
A Universe wrecker would be more like:


https://www.dol-celeb.com/wp-content...etzalcoatl.jpg

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