Star Trek world coming?

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  1. Silverthorn

    Silverthorn Well-Known Member

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    I think I might buy a robot and put that sucker to work for me. Thinking a stock refilling robot is about my mark. :cool:

    http://www.smh.com.au/business/work...e-sounds-warning-on-jobs-20161207-gt5sru.html
     
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    Bloody hell!

    What about the people that walk in without an Amazon account?

    Maybe they get rejected at the door? Surely thers gotta be some staff around at the door at least??
     
  3. Roswell Crash Survivor

    Roswell Crash Survivor Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    That's what ED-209 is for.

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  4. ShinyStuff

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    This is not new. About ten years ago I read an article about placing micro RFID chips INSIDE food and/or packaging. As you leave a store it can INSTANTLY see every item in your trolley and charge it to you. The whole premise is that it is convenient. The truth is that the gubbermint will have complete knowledge of all food supplies in every pantry across the country/world by using remote scanners on your home. A gubbermint van drives past your home and can see what food is in your home. Hoarding supplies? Go straight to jail! The micro RFID chips in the food would be 'harmless' and pass through you. I read last week about IMPLANTING RFID chips behind the ears of intensive care patients to monitor their vitals. The chips dissolves in a few weeks.

    Shiny.

    http://www.globalresearch.ca/austra...ation-rfid-implants-in-the-human-body/5549286 This article is about using the chips everyday. I can't find the one about hospitals right now.

    http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/new-smart...-to-kill-off-the-barcode-20150430-1mwk8i.html This is about RFID chips in packaging.
     
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    leo25 Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    This is the kind of inventions you get when you tell all students they are winners.
     
  6. Silverthorn

    Silverthorn Well-Known Member

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  7. Silverthorn

    Silverthorn Well-Known Member

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    lifting a phone or a tablet is too much work to order a pizza. I want one of these.

    http://www.smh.com.au/technology/te...eres-why-you-should-care-20160918-grj7rf.html

    or these.

    http://www.smh.com.au/technology/in...ome-is-a-promising-start-20161128-gszm8k.html
     
  8. Jislizard

    Jislizard Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    I think RFID chips in food packaging is a great idea!

    I already own a thermomix with all the recipes stored on a chip (soon to have wireless connectivity to my online recipes as well - saves buying and paying postage for a book and I can now pay per-recipe rather than having to buy a whole book full of stuff I will never cook)

    The Thermomix app will let me select the menus for the week from my bought recipes and will email a shopping list of all the ingredients I will need to buy. But I have to manually go through my entire stores in order to see which ingredients I already have.

    With the RFID in all the food packaging I will no longer have to look through all the draws and cupboards to see what ingredients I need. Looking for Rice? Google where it is in my house.

    Anything about to go out-of-date can send an alert to me so I can use it first, probably can tell me which of my recipes uses the ingredients so I can plan the meal accordingly.

    When I prepare the meals for the week in advance I only buy the exact minimum required in the recipes. When my wife goes shopping she chucks in a cauliflower because they look nice and then pasta because it is on special and then some cans of chopped tomatoes because she can't remember if she has any at home.

    We used to waste so much fresh food until we started being a bit more organised when we go shopping. Anything to make shopping less of a chore is fine by me.

    I look forward to the day I can just select the meals I want from a drop down menu, the computer can check which ingredients I need and can send the order directly to Amazon and then they can deliver it to me.

    I will take the risk of the government assessing whether my wife's 50 cans of chopped tomatoes is considered 'hoarding'.
     
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    Isn't technology great...or not...


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