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re: ESC keynoter Kaku beams audience back to the future
Stochastic   5/10/2010 9:32:32 PM
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I like Kaku-san when he's doing hard science (e.g. take his book on QFT for a spin) I'm not fond of this side of him who seems to lean towards comic-book style technical predictions for the sake of popularity, kind of like a 21st century Sagan. I've been pretty disappointed in his TV appearances as well. But then again, perhaps the masses enjoy this sort of stuff. Predictions are fine, but from a scientist's perspective, let's see a little meat behind it, please.

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re: ESC keynoter Kaku beams audience back to the future
dirk.bruere   5/9/2010 8:05:17 PM
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BS on several counts. Moore's Law might halt if it stays with silicon, but it looks like continuing with graphene and memristors. As for the bandwidth required to teleport even a cat, we're talking high power gamma ray beams of spectacular destructive power.



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