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O.K., progress is fine but this Hyperloop thing needs more work. I cannot imagine 250 people hunkered down in a tiny tube for an hour trip and no one having to use the "facilities". I've never been on an airplane without seeing a line at the restrooms 2 minutes after liftoff.
1)Tesla and the Giga Factory
2)Homes running off of Alternative Energy
3)Comprehensive Public Transportation System
4)Ending GMO Foods
6)Eating Healthy and Regular Exercising
8)Giving Workers a Living Wage
This device helps your arms, shoulders, and upper back, but your lower back and legs are putting in MORE work than without it since it has to lift your upper body, the object you're lifting PLUS the weight of the "upper-body robotic exoskeleton."
Why no discussion about that? The claim is 40 more pounds can be lifted BY THE ARMS. But what are there force and torque numbers for the rest of the body? As my research advisor in college often said, "If you can't put a number on it, you don't know what you're talking about."
yes, I can just see everyone walking around with $10,000 dollar 'titan arms' on.
along with their braces for the injured backs caused by lifting even more weight improperly.....
Sigh. "change the world'? more like a geeks fantasy
Yeah, they can meter it right at the house and send you a monthly bill to be paid automatically from your unemployment and food stamp accounts.
It's going to be a great new world.
When I think of world changing inventions I think of things like the light bulb, internal combustion engine, computer, and printing. Things that profoundly changed the way we live. There are many others I could name but an in home dialysis machine is not going to change the world.
I never liked the idea of self driving cars. Seems like it would replace lots of people. Bus, taxi, truck, and train drivers would all be out of work. And if my self driving car has an accident with your self driving car who it to blame?
You young kids can hot-rod it around, us older folks want to slow down.
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