The ultimate interactive device?

20 Oct 2004 - 3:38am
9 years ago
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Listera
2004

<http://snipurl.com/9x0l>

Function meets purpose.

Ziya
Nullius in Verba

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20 Oct 2004 - 6:54am
Michael Bartlett
2004

Just picture this...

World Cup Final (football/soccer)

England vs Brazil

Packed pub in the centre of London

The score is tied at 1-1

5 minutes to go

The ref awards England a penalty

David Beckham steps up to (miss?) give England their first World Cup since
1966 (lest we forget)

You can feel the collective heartbeat of the crowd as they focus their
attention on the telev.....

I feel this product will be used more for evil that it will for good!

20 Oct 2004 - 7:55am
Ben Hunt
2004

Michael Bartlett said:
>> I feel this product will be used more for evil that it will for
good!

You could apply the old argument:
Beer bottles, chairs, tables and windows don't kill people.
People kill people...

i.e. It's not the technology's fault. It's what people do with it.

Maybe the device should only be given to qualified Jedi knights..?

20 Oct 2004 - 8:27am
Dan Zlotnikov
2004

*irony moment* Hey, would they show this on the home shopping network?

Dan

On Wed, 20 Oct 2004 04:38:32 -0400, Listera <listera at rcn.com> wrote:
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> <http://snipurl.com/9x0l>
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> Function meets purpose.
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> Ziya
> Nullius in Verba

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20 Oct 2004 - 2:06pm
dmitryn
2004

This is fantastic. Who said technology can't solve humanity's problems? :)

Dmitry

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