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Originally posted by hotbakedtater
The possibilities are endless.
Originally posted by _Phoenix_
I wonder if some people had your reaction when they first heard about the internet. hmmm
Originally posted by Teratoma
The sentiment being expressed here is that PONG is evil because it led to Grand Theft Auto which is responsible for the decline of modern civilization.
the real culprit is the exploitation of our natural sense of desire by the greedy and powerful.
Originally posted by AceOfAces
What would be the point of this?
Can we not already experience all of these things?
The only benefits I see for this are for the disabled or people with phobias trying to conquer them...
I'd rather see more research in cancer cures than a virtual reality helmet.
"There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home." --Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corp., 1977
"The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular?" --David Sarnoff's associates in response to his urgings for investment in the radio in the 1920s.
"The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a 'C,' the idea must be feasible." -- A Yale University management professor in response to Fred Smith's paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service. (Smith went on to found Federal Express.)
"Airplanes are interesting toys but of no military value." -- Marechal Ferdinand Foch, Professor of Strategy, Ecole Superieure de Guerre.
"This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us." -- Western-Union internal memo, 1876.
Originally posted by RedCairo
Gosh, I see lots more than that!