[ExI] 20 Technology Metatrends That Will Define the Next Decade

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 14 22:09:40 UTC 2020

Well, here's to Ben Franklin, whose book Fart Proudly, I have.  He did
spend some time working on ways to make the gas smell better.  Tongue in
cheek or serious, you never knew with Ben.  bill w

On Tue, Jan 14, 2020 at 2:47 PM John Clark via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 14, 2020 at 3:15 PM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> > Prediction from me:  there will be little pills you will swallow that
>> will analyze the microbes in your gut and nag you with messages to your
>> phone about what you are eating:  "Hey, slow down on the bacon, will ya?
>> You have exceeded your saturated fat for the week, much less today!"  bill w
> My prediction is there will be a genetic engineering bubble much like the
> Internet bubble of the late 1990's, and one company will be set up to use
> CRISPR technology to modify the genome in e-coli gut bacteria so it
> produces the aromatic compound in rose oil; then somebody could say with
> perfect honesty "my shit don't stink" and people would even thank them when
> they farted.
>  John K Clark
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