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Re: If I Could, I Would... (Master Thread)
« Reply #120 on: February 02, 2018, 10:31:58 AM »
Without patents by the time that would happen there would be no humans left to clone.
Because whenever i write copy I need to edit it over a million times.
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Re: If I Could, I Would... (Master Thread)
« Reply #121 on: February 02, 2018, 10:59:00 AM »
Cure all diseases?

If someone created a pill that cures all diseases anti-vaxxers won't take it because Big Pharma is making money.

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If I Could, I Would... (Master Thread)
« Reply #122 on: February 02, 2018, 11:30:57 AM »
Honestly, I'd imagine the best shot we have at that is using AI and gene editing on clones of human beings.
Most diseases are not gene based. Also, why would it have to be on clones? We're much closer to gene manipulation on humans than we are on cloning.
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Re: If I Could, I Would... (Master Thread)
« Reply #123 on: February 02, 2018, 11:40:44 AM »
Just a side note to all this, nearly all the technologies which have transformed the world over the last 75? years either are, or are derivatives of, projects funded by the government for defense purposes.

A DDF apropos example: SABRE is based on a system developed for tracking missiles in real time. (I forget what it was called and I'm too lazy to look it up.)


-of course that doesn't mean they would've been made into the viable products they are without patents/copyrights,  it's just an interesting tidbit...

Maybe one day when I'm bored I'll look into how much medical research is government funded

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Re: If I Could, I Would... (Master Thread)
« Reply #124 on: February 02, 2018, 12:03:43 PM »
If I could, I would redesign all urban cities to have pumps built into the middle of the street (underground). Therefore have more parking spots.

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Re: If I Could, I Would... (Master Thread)
« Reply #125 on: February 02, 2018, 12:06:31 PM »
Just a side note to all this, nearly all the technologies which have transformed the world over the last 75? years either are, or are derivatives of, projects funded by the government for defense purposes.

A DDF apropos example: SABRE is based on a system developed for tracking missiles in real time. (I forget what it was called and I'm too lazy to look it up.)


-of course that doesn't mean they would've been made into the viable products they are without patents/copyrights,  it's just an interesting tidbit...

Maybe one day when I'm bored I'll look into how much medical research is government funded
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Re: If I Could, I Would... (Master Thread)
« Reply #126 on: February 02, 2018, 12:34:05 PM »
If I could, I would redesign all urban cities to have pumps built into the middle of the street (underground). Therefore have more parking spots.
What exactly does that mean?
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Re: If I Could, I Would... (Master Thread)
« Reply #127 on: February 02, 2018, 12:36:08 PM »
What exactly does that mean?
I think it's very simple, since you can't park in front of pumps, have them in middle of the street, in the ground, where no one parks should the pumps be needed, and alas extra parking spots
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Re: If I Could, I Would... (Master Thread)
« Reply #128 on: February 02, 2018, 12:52:55 PM »
I think it's very simple, since you can't park in front of pumps, have them in middle of the street, in the ground, where no one parks should the pumps be needed, and alas extra parking spots
Said well. Now we just need an engineer to tell us how that's impossible to design.

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Re: If I Could, I Would... (Master Thread)
« Reply #129 on: February 03, 2018, 07:32:34 PM »
My grandfather was once selling a product (an ultrasonic rodent reppeller, iinm) and in a yechidus the Rebbe explained how NASA inventing the microchip enabled his product to be invented, without it it would be way too big.

I was under the impression that Jack Kilby invented the micro-chip.
One thing I am sure of - the government gets a lot of credit for inventing things that they haven't.

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Re: If I Could, I Would... (Master Thread)
« Reply #130 on: February 03, 2018, 07:39:21 PM »
Just a side note to all this, nearly all the technologies which have transformed the world over the last 75? years either are, or are derivatives of, projects funded by the government for defense purposes.

A DDF apropos example: SABRE is based on a system developed for tracking missiles in real time. (I forget what it was called and I'm too lazy to look it up.)


-of course that doesn't mean they would've been made into the viable products they are without patents/copyrights,  it's just an interesting tidbit...

Maybe one day when I'm bored I'll look into how much medical research is government funded

I'm sorry but this is pure propaganda

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Re: If I Could, I Would... (Master Thread)
« Reply #131 on: February 03, 2018, 07:51:54 PM »
A DDF apropos example: SABRE is based on a system developed for tracking missiles in real time. (I forget what it was called and I'm too lazy to look it up.)

http://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/ibm100/us/en/icons/sabre/breakthroughs/
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Re: If I Could, I Would... (Master Thread)
« Reply #132 on: February 03, 2018, 08:21:03 PM »
I'm sorry but this is pure propaganda
What part of it?

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Re: If I Could, I Would... (Master Thread)
« Reply #133 on: February 03, 2018, 08:38:31 PM »
I was under the impression that Jack Kilby invented the micro-chip.
One thing I am sure of - the government gets a lot of credit for inventing things that they haven't.
Iinm, he invented it with Texas instruments *for* NASA and the DOD.

In the yechidus I mentioned the Rebbe actually was detailed about the technology and how it advanced to be used for consumer goods.
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Re: If I Could, I Would... (Master Thread)
« Reply #134 on: February 03, 2018, 08:49:13 PM »
Iinm, he invented it with Texas instruments *for* NASA and the DOD.

{Citation needed}

Regardless, it was not a government funded invention.