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Re: starship-design: Re: StarShip Design - Hello

>I and a few others are creating Star Trek LCARS
>interfaces for our computers. I have found that this type of interface
>is VERY effective. And people love it. So why not Actually use it.
>In 50 years you'ld have computer gear to work with far more capable
>and inteligent then the Star Trek concepts.
 Sure we will. I have seen the problems with the computers on star trek
and don't tell me they work well. I am upgrading to manual overrides all
over , Notepad here, pencil there, pocket calculator in the pocket and
$$$ in the mattress.

"We do not inherit our time on this planet from our parents...
 We borrow it from our children."
"Where a calculator like the ENIAC is equipped with 18,000 vacuum tubes and
 weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vacuum tubes
 and weigh only 1 1/2 tons."  Popular Mechanics, March 1949