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Saturday, 10 July 2010
I have been reading recently about the possibility of a Technological Singularity. There are some impressive graphs showing the rate of change of technology. This is certainly interesting, but I am a little skeptical. If we look one variable of technology, the speed of the fastest public transportation (see graph below), we find that this has actually dropped and plateaued in recent years. The reasons for this are: physical limits (the sound barrier) and associated costs; demand (you can get all the way around the Earth in 24h). There is a maximum acceleration that the human body can tolerate, which will dictate speed in the long term (until we enhance or transcend our biological existence, develop warp or develop wormholes).
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Coming features Wireless charging Fat % monitor Gun Flexible screens Touch payment system
Suggested features Augmented reality headset type games Fan Handwriting recognition pen that bluetooths data to phone and slots into the phone to charge (if necessary, the phone sits at the top of the page to calibrate) GPS pet collar that uses mobile network to inform owner of location, charged by pet's movement/solar power FM transmitter
Selling points Style Features Size Weight Cost Feature generation methodology All electronic devices All portable devices All human activities