Re[2]: Upload motivations (was SPACE: Lunar Billboard?)

Guru George (
Thu, 9 Jan 1997 21:10:38 GMT

Michael Lorrey wrote:-

>If one is blind, a CCD linked implant is a miracle, but not to the
>sighted. It is merely a low quality extention to one who can already
>see. it is possible that high quality full sensory input drones will be
>"possible", but cost effective or affordable is another issue entirely.
>its possible now to do many of the exploration and exploitation concepts
>we have for this solar system. however it is not "cost effective" from a
>commercial standpoint at the present time due to the inefficiency of
>chemical rocket propulsion.
>If uploading becomes widely possible, affordable, and popular, then the
>market for full sensory capable drones will be sufficient to warrant
>their development, but probably not before, unless VR sex becomes even
>more widely popular.

We need more power! Gaaah!

Guru George