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Old 10-01-2011, 08:49 AM
 
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This is amazing...
AWESOME
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Old 10-02-2011, 12:11 PM
 
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The ability to regenerate and repair organs with advancements in stem cell technology.

And even the ability to create whole new organs with an individuals own dna for transplant. Has already been done with some very minor uncomplex organs. In a few decades individuals in need of heart transplant can replace it with a younger version of their heart grown from their own cells.
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Old 10-03-2011, 08:34 PM
 
Location: Tampa
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a few of these things

https://www.city-data.com/forum/scien...-tomorrow.html



3d printers. they are here, and they are going to change everything!

wireless power is available, just not commercial yet.

robots/AI will do almost all the work, hope we still get to eat!

oh, and sexbots! your sons will love them, your women will hate them!
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Old 10-04-2011, 08:53 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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and soldier's rehabilitation.
It might be a better idea to stop generating soldiers who need to be rehabilitated. How about "battered wives rehabilitation" or "abused children's rehabilitation", or "bully victim rehabilitation"?

As for the earlier lists, I have a hard time putting lawn care at a higher priority than food production.

You will never have an internet that can't be hacked for the same reason you'll never have banks that can't be robbed or a nation that can't be bombed or an election that can't be rigged. There will always be a profit motive for finding a technology that exceeds the defense. Until you withdraw so many human rights that people can no longer compete with Big Brother. You don't want to go there.

The most rudimentary of third world nations already have a perfect election system. Everybody can vote, and they put black ink on their thumb when they've done so. What's the problem?

Faucets that safe drinking water runs out of seems more important to me than faucets that don't leak. (We had those once before. What happened to them?)
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Old 10-04-2011, 09:24 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Human augment technology a la Deus EX...Deus Ex : Human Revolution - Welcome

Mostly things to help the blind, people walk and soldier's rehabilitation.
A year or so ago, I saw a man walking with two prosthetic legs. I've never seen anybody who could walk that fast, or with such long strides. I was amazed.
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