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originally posted by: eManym
Technological advance is exponential.
originally posted by: jeep3r
a reply to: Archivalist
The following article sort of proves him right:
But not everyone agrees that such exponential trends, as outlined in the article, will continue. Some researchers actually doubt that a "technological singularity" will ever occur, so I guess it's safe to say that some speculation is indeed involved.
originally posted by: Blue Shift
Why make SETI spend time and money chasing around UFO reports when so far they've failed at the only thing they've been trying to do? It's like asking a fisherman who has caught no fish at all to pan for gold as long as he's by the river.