QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQuoteOriginally posted by: DCFCAt the 200 year mark you have to include modern sanitation. Pumping out the doubled the life expectancy of the human race.Transistor : Enabled internet and computers.Antibiotics : Modern medicine.Mass Production: Before this things cost more than people, made slavery not viable, made other inventions lucrative.Polymerisation: Plastics et al.Generation of electricity.The next few jumps up in our society will probably be caused by:An efficient battery: Most modern batteries are still crap, and Farraday who built one of the first would recognise exactly how they work.Cloning/stem cells: How long you live will be a function of your wealth.Nanotech of course.Yeah, but what? Imagination please people, not buzzwords.For me the Dyson vacuum cleaner was a godsend.
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