3 posts • joined Tuesday 3rd July 2007 11:16 GMT
Conclusion - compression is beyond our means
The authors conclude that "The requirements discussed in this paper illustrate that quick teleportation is beyond our means".
After reading the paper, I conclude that the authors haven't heard of compression or caching. There is also an implicit assumption that the guys on Star Trek don't know what a brain is, so they need to recreate it at the quantum level every time they beam someone.
IT angle: If you mention Star Trek in your Introduction, you better get your IT right.
Re: Is it just me?
The "comfort" bit is meant to offset the discomfort caused by TIFKAM.
The discomfort from the comfort mouse will be addressed by a future product.
"True music fans should not support them"
Aheemm, so only fake music fans support them? Based on "AllofMP3.com, the UK's second most popular source for music downloads after iTunes" I can only conclude that the UK has barely any real music fans left according to BPI.
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