technology

  1. Kevin

    Tech Would you buy Chinese branded tech like phones, webcams, & cars?

    I wasn't sure whether this one should've been a "Politics" thread or "Tech" thread, depending on how some people might view the topic. :unsure: In the US there has been trepidation about buying technology products from Chinese branded products. Tech imports from Japan? South Korea? No...
  2. Kevin

    Tech Google's Version of Universal Translator / Babelfish

    In Star Trek they have a Universal Translator that does real-time translation of any language to any language. In the world of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy it is the Babelfish while in the Doctor Who verse it is the TARDIS doing the translation. Google may be on the verge of releasing...
  3. Kevin

    Sci-Fi Person of Interest (CBS, 2011-2016)

    I've finally had a chance to watch the 5th & final season of Person of Interest. For those not familiar with the show, it aired on CBS from 2011-2016 and was based on the premise of a rogue AI originally developed for the US Government now independently working to protect people who may be in...
  4. M

    Need help with my A-Z book?

    I've been on this forum a lot lately, asking about future ideas for my sci-fi civilization. I was planning on making a RPG type game, but it isn't coming together so well, so I'm putting it on ice for now. Instead, I want to make a A-Z book of futuristic inventions. One invention for each letter...
  5. M

    The top invention predictions of the next decades?

    Each decade has one breakout invention The '00's was: the iphone The '10's was: the 3-D printer What invention do you predict will be the major breakout innovation for the 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, and 90's?
  6. M

    Can you help me make an invention timeline

    From 2017 to 2050, can you predict one major invention every year with 2050 being related to the singularity?
  7. M

    Help me list 100 future technologies or inventions?

    Its for a school project. Be as creative as you want but try to word it as "Time machine" as opposed to "machine that can travel through time." A numbered list from 1 to 100 would be great. Really appreciate the help Little to no technobabble please
  8. M

    Help me list 100 future technologies or inventions?

    Little to no technobabble Its for a school project. Be as creative as you want but try to word it as "Time machine" as opposed to "machine that can travel through time." A numbered list from 1 to 100 would be great. Really appreciate the help
  9. M

    I need 100 sci-fi/future technologies/inventions/items ideas for my sci-fi roleplaying game?

    I'm trying to make a sci-fi roleplaying game, and I need to make a tech tree of sorts. I would like 100 ideas, 100 concepts or technologies or inventions that I can work with. Can anybody help me?
  10. Tom

    Sci-Fi Time Travel: Pristine Technology

    Can someone list examples of technology that remains in its pristine design? Meaning that over the years, it remains the same. I can only think of one. Dispensing rolls for paper towels, aluminum foil and gift wrap. The product design changes but the roll is still a cardboard cylinder. I was...
  11. Kevin

    Tech Last New VHS VCR To Be Made

    Here we are, in 2016, with streaming video on everything from our game consoles to being built-in to our TVs to being available on our phones. Just about anywhere we are we can watch videos. Thanks to streaming the sales of DVD discs and players have been greatly reduced. But what about VCRs...