The future of tech, and people

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Re: The future of tech, and people

Unread post by Mr.B » Tue Jun 16, 2015 5:20 pm

JTA wrote: "Nice phone you got there Mr. B. Is that your favorite color?" :)
Back in the day when that phone was popular, it was my favorite color when we went on panty raids. :o

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Re: The future of tech, and people

Unread post by Vrede too » Tue Jun 16, 2015 6:38 pm

JTA wrote:
Mr.B wrote:Image
Nice phone you got there Mr. B. Is that your favorite color?

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It's the "Princess" model, nttawwt.
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Re: The future of tech, and people

Unread post by JTA » Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:49 pm

Mr.B wrote:
JTA wrote: "Nice phone you got there Mr. B. Is that your favorite color?" :)
Back in the day when that phone was popular, it was my favorite color when we went on panty raids. :o
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Re: The future of tech, and people

Unread post by Mr.B » Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:28 pm

Vrede too wrote: "It's the "Princess" model, nttawwt."
Correct. We only snatched panties off'n "princesses", not "princes".

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Unread post by Seth Milner » Fri Aug 14, 2015 8:55 pm

How Does Your Amazon Order Get Filled? This is so totally awesome!
With tech like this, the future may not hold much hope for people!
Also check out the associated links that deal with Amazon.


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Unread post by rstrong » Mon Nov 02, 2015 11:22 am

rstrong wrote:Image
More evils of technology....
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That includes smooth surfaces that you can't get a grip on.

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Unread post by Vrede too » Thu Nov 12, 2015 7:40 am

So many wingnuts, so little time.

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Re: The future of tech, and people

Unread post by rstrong » Wed Dec 02, 2015 2:42 pm

In Beijing, because pollution has reached 35 times the safety level, children have been ordered to stay home.

This could mean a delay for anyone who ordered a new iPhone.

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Unread post by Vrede too » Fri May 27, 2016 5:43 pm

. . . which may be a good thing.

Government study finds link between cell phones and cancer in rats
$25 million study from the National Institutes of Health looked at brain tumors in animals


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Just reading the headline makes me wonder why a rat would be using a cell phone.
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Unread post by Vrede too » Tue Jun 28, 2016 7:45 am

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Unread post by Vrede too » Wed Aug 24, 2016 6:50 am

5-Year-Old Girl in Texas Gets 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm From Her Local Library

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Is a limb library the same thing as a branch library?
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Re: The future of tech, and people

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Re: The future of tech, and people

Unread post by Seth Milner » Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:12 pm

Vrede too wrote:5-Year-Old Girl in Texas Gets 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm From Her Local Library

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Is a limb library the same thing as a branch library?
No. It has to be a library branch. :D
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Unread post by rstrong » Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:08 pm

For all the stories of government incompetence and inefficiency, it's worth pointing out a private industry example:

Last year Apple bought Beats headphones for $3 Billion.

This year they removed the headphone jack from the iPhone.

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Unread post by bannination » Fri Oct 07, 2016 9:15 pm

rstrong wrote:For all the stories of government incompetence and inefficiency, it's worth pointing out a private industry example:

Last year Apple bought Beats headphones for $3 Billion.

This year they removed the headphone jack from the iPhone.
... but those sweet sweet royalties they get from everyone who implements the lightning jack -- or whatever it's called.
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The future (past, present?) of tech & people

Unread post by Vrede too » Wed Oct 19, 2016 12:51 am

‘The Matrix’ revisited: Tech billionaires are certain we live in a simulation

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If we are indeed in a simulation, then more than likely we are all just bits of code, nothing like the Matrix. And if that is the case, then 'breaking out' would not lead to freedom, but rather the deletion of our code - and us.

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Unread post by JTA » Wed Oct 19, 2016 5:58 pm

Given recent events, I wonder if we're living in the most ridiculous of all the simulations. The ones that the scientists running the simulation look at, and go, "Nah, this is too far fetched."

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Re: The future of tech, and people

Unread post by bannination » Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:03 pm

JTA wrote:Given recent events, I wonder if we're living in the most ridiculous of all the simulations. The ones that the scientists running the simulation look at, and go, "Nah, this is too far fetched."

DELETE.
Except they're running the simulation on Windows 10 and it's decided to do updates in the middle of all this so the computer is unresponsive. Don't worry though, we'll have a forced reboot right after Trump becomes president!

When it comes back online they'll delete the last few days of memory, and have us remember that Hillary always won.


You heard it here first.... but they'll probably have to delete this post to hide the evidence.
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Unread post by rstrong » Wed Oct 19, 2016 8:02 pm

bannination wrote:You heard it here first.... but they'll probably have to delete this post to hide the evidence.
It's a Version 1.0 simulation anyway. Just look at all the continuity errors.

Water is clear and colorless in small quantities. So when your towel gets wet, why does it get darker? Why does bread left out get harder, while crackers get softer? And it's not unusual to see baby geese and baby ducks. But we're surrounded by pigeons. Why do you NEVER see baby pigeons?

Elvis an honorary DEA agent, while being a drug user. Elvis being dead, but random memories of people sighting him still alive. Memories that his movies were enormously popular. But if you remember one (the simulation making it up on the spot) or watch one (the simulation making up the entire experience on the spot) it's too lame to have been popular.

If you're religious, the Age of Miracles was the creator trying to slap some quick fixes on reality before his assignment was due.

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Re: The future of tech, and people

Unread post by Vrede too » Wed Nov 16, 2016 11:13 am

So many wingnuts, so little time.

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