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On 9/2/2014 at 6:47 PM, Moonlight Graham said:

What Bonam said.

It also bears mentioning these are probably the most paranoid and panic-stricken times our society has experienced in generations.

I'm surprised Transport Canada is even able to get out of bed in the morning.

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On 9/3/2014 at 1:34 PM, Moonlight Graham said:

Drones are one of the first steps toward autonomous and/or remote-piloted/controlled warfare. I think warfare with nanotechnology will be a huge future concern, where assassinations will be almost impossible to prevent until proper defense mechanisms are put in place. Imagine a spy launching a microscopic flying device that can fly under door cracks and then fly up a politicians nose and rip through a brain artery or self-destruct inside the brain.

Even worse, imagine a drone that mimics a fly, lands on a politicians wall and simply listens in.

Its the Apocalypse I tell you.   

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On 9/3/2014 at 6:24 PM, Bonam said:

That's not so much nanotechnology as MEMS.

Nanotechnology weapons would be like nanite viruses and such. Fortunately we should all have augmented nanite immune systems by then.

How about a nano-swarm I can upload my consciousness to?  That would be so cool. We could switch between or experience awareness thru multiple scattered aspects or expand it the way a bunch of smaller telescopes do when they turn themselves into a giant telescope.  There'd probably be some pretty interesting temporal effects when consciousness was scattered over vast distances. Being spaced-out would take on a new meaning.

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