posted on Sep, 6 2008 @ 11:44 AM
Originally posted by airteck A pen. It can sign the order to end all life on this planet, or to save it.
True, the pen is
mightier than the sword, but only until you try to cut some bugger's head off with it!
For me, the best weapon in the world is the computer
. Forget the human brain - up against a computer's speed in calculations, it's almost
A computer can launch a spacr craft; The spacecraft can launch a reconsat; the reconsats computer can be reprogrammed in order for it to take a wee
peek in a certain country;
That same sattelite can pinpoint an individual target from many miles in space and, while it is doing so, it can alert and programme a loitering
This UAV guided by its own onboard GPS locates said target and launches its missiles;
The missile, in turn guided by its own mini-computer, homes in on its target and .......................................... well you know the rest.
That is what a computer can do. True a human can do that as well, but I believe the computer is faster!