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8 Things That Will Probably Be Illegal in the Next 50 Years

8 Things That Will Probably Be Illegal in the Next 50 Years | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Your everyday habits could land you a fine (or even jail time) in the future.
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do it while you still can....  changing technology - changing times!  not to worry, something better will likely come along...

(reminds me of a Star Trek Voyager episode where they find an old automobile and pull their phasers on a combustion engine)

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How Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s words were freed from old floppy disks

How Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s words were freed from old floppy disks | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it

i do not remember the last time i even thought about a 5 1/4 in floWhen Gene Roddenberry's computer died, it took the only method of accessing some 200 floppy disks of his unpublished work. Here's how this tech mystery was solved.

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I cannot even remember the last time I even thought about a 5 1/4 floppy - that is ancient history...

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This phone has a built-in tricorder. Really.

This phone has a built-in tricorder. Really. | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Well, another Star Trek gadget is on the verge of becoming common. The tricorder — the device that Spock and Dr. McCoy would use to analyze all kinds of objects and materials on the show — is becoming a real thing. And it's coming to smartphones.
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A tricorder like Bones and Spock?...   we ARE going where no man has gone before

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