[ExI] the next big thing: was RE: proposed moratorium...

Keith Henson hkhenson at rogers.com
Mon Apr 20 14:31:15 UTC 2009

On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 1:13 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> ...

> So my question is this.  What is the next big thing that is analogous to
> these, where almost no one uses it now, but after it makes market
> penetration, to do without it would cause widespread panic or even large
> numbers to perish?  What is the next big thing?  Is there another big thing
> coming?

My guess is an extension of the cell phone.  Right now full internet
access can be had but not a lot of people have it.  That will become
common to the point people will think they can't live without it.  And
the phone/access device will evolve in the direction of a full neural
interface.  My bet is that we are no more than 7 years from implanted


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