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Re: I don't want to end up as an android's cat.
Posted By: ukimalefuDate: 6/17/04 8:35 p.m.

In Response To: I don't want to end up as an android's cat. (Bill)

: TNG reference. Sorry.

: Anywho, if indeed replication is involved ("Timeline", anyone?)
: then we couldn't really call it a "transporter", per se, as it's
: not actually transporting anything.

Well, if we're gonna talk Star Trek, replicators are made using transporter technology.

: Another note: "In the footsteps of God" is a book where scientists
: have created a super computer capable of human level intelligence. Rather
: than code it, the scientists copy their own mind patterns via a Super MRI,
: which more or less gave the user a readout of the scanned [whatever] on a
: molecular level.

That sound like what happens in Arnold Schwarzenegger's "The 6th day".

: However, the Super MRI caused quantum changes in the scientists when scanned,
: and they all developed rare or odd conditions. One of the guys went
: schitzo, and another had an uncontrollable sex drive. Weird stuff like
: that.

: Anywho, my point is that if we could get an accurate scan of a person on a
: molecular level, then it would be safe to rebuild people at the other end
: because we'd know exactly how to get the machine to reassemble them.

: Personally, the idea of folding space ala Dune appeals much more to me than
: any personal teleportation.

: -Bill

In one TNG episode, Scotty is found after his "pattern" was stored in some kind of buffer in a teleporter for many years. He was perfectly normal.

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                                         sorry, wrong name.goran 6/18/04 4:59 a.m.
                 Re: Scientists Demonstrate Teleportation with AtomMe_43 6/17/04 11:35 a.m.
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     Fascinating . . . But i'm not gonna be . . . .Jäger 6/17/04 1:43 p.m.
           I don't want to end up as an android's cat.Bill 6/17/04 4:14 p.m.
                 Re: I don't want to end up as an android's cat.ukimalefu 6/17/04 8:35 p.m.
                       10 Inventions You're Not Supposed To Know Aboutukimalefu 6/17/04 8:51 p.m.
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                             Re: I don't want to end up as an android's cat.Traxis_Spawn 6/18/04 9:11 p.m.
     I want to be the first human test subject! :D *NM*D-M.A. 6/18/04 4:50 a.m.

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