As every geek/sci-fi fan knows there's always a place for a teleporter/transporter.
Note: Thanks to Gizmodo for the image
I'm luckly that I don't spend a great deal of time flying on business these days though I used to several years ago. I do enjoy experiencing different cultures and meeting interesting people though and have joked with friends many times that "if only we had a transporter we could avoid wasting time on trains planes and automobiles.
At the conference yesterday a large group of us discussed ways to reduce the environmental footprint/impact of information technology - in particular reducing power consumption of client machines, data centres and reducing the number of air miles flown.
Hindsight's a wonderful thing but after a few beers last night I realised that we should really have a team focussed on working with partners to get a teleporter/transporter up and running! We already have "communicators" and many other items that first saw the light of day on the TV - it's about time we put our heads together and sorted this out!
...I don't much fancy having my molecules scattered into oblivion though so finding beta testers could be tricky!
Well you guys already have the marketing tag line sorted, "Where do you want to go today?" :-)
Nik> very drole indeed!
Following my earlier post about the need for teleport and Nik's wonderful comment "Well you guys already