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What will material science be like in 2052?
« on: July 14, 2006, 04:46:37 PM »
In terms of space travel, air travel, health care, power production, food production and computer intellegence?

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Re: What will material science be like in 2052?
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2006, 08:25:39 PM »
it will be unlike anything you can imagine.

i suggest people broswe this site.

http://www.kurzweilai.net/index.html?flash=2

i wont say its all going to happen, esp not on his time frame, but some is.

i was watching a show yesterday, and they are starting to get robots that can learn. peopel are getting implants, that can allow them to interact with machines. nanotech is getting more and more advanced.

by 2050, we will be at the point where we start evolving beyond what we are now, we will merge with our technolgy.

and most importanlty, i will have my Britney Bot52, THE most advanced love machine/servant in the universe.
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Re: What will material science be like in 2052?
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2006, 11:20:33 AM »
Despite the current early developmental status of nanotechnology and molecular nanotechnology, much concern surrounds MNT's anticipated impact on economics and on law. Some conjecture that MNT would elicit a strong public-opinion backlash, as has occurred recently around genetically modified plants and the prospect of human cloning. Whatever the exact effects, MNT, if achieved, would tend to upset existing economic structures by reducing the scarcity of manufactured goods and making many more goods (such as food and health aids) manufacturable.

It is generally considered that future citizens of a molecular-nanotechnological society would still need money, in the form of unforgeable digital cash or physical specie[6] (in special circumstances). They might use such money to buy goods and services that are unique, or limited within the solar system. These might include: matter, energy, information, real estate, design services, entertainment services, legal services, fame, political power, or the attention of other people to your political/religious/philosophical message. Furthermore, futurists must consider war, even between prosperous states, and non-economic goals.

If MNT were realized, some resources would remain limited, because unique physical objects are limited (a plot of land in the real Jerusalem, mining rights to the larger near-earth asteroids) or because they depend on the goodwill of a particular person (the love of a famous person, a painting from a famous artist). Demand will always exceed supply for some things, and a political economy may continue to exist in any case. Whether the interest in these limited resources would diminish with the advent of virtual reality, where they could be easily substituted, is yet unclear; one reason why it might not is a hypothetical preference for "the real thing".


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molecular_manufacturing

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Re: What will material science be like in 2052?
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2006, 08:37:38 PM »
I looked around on the site.  I do not know how much of the site is credible, but it is exciting. 
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Re: What will material science be like in 2052?
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2006, 08:49:31 PM »
I looked around on the site.  I do not know how much of the site is credible, but it is exciting. 
Immortality is creepy, but wouldn't it be great?

im looking forward to it.

and im going to have fun cloning people  >:D
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Re: What will material science be like in 2052?
« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2006, 12:37:56 AM »
nano-tech

essentially manufactured bacterium that perform a function on a molecular level. 

basically beneficial diseases
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Re: What will material science be like in 2052?
« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2006, 12:48:54 AM »
In the year 2000...











 














                                                                   








                                                                                                                                                                             ...In the year 2000

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Re: What will material science be like in 2052?
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2006, 12:46:02 AM »
That skit was hilarious.  Conan used to be my boy... 

How about when he goes on trips in his desk?

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Re: What will material science be like in 2052?
« Reply #8 on: September 24, 2006, 09:40:45 AM »
i'll be 92 so i cant say that im really all that excited about getting there

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