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"Real" lightsabers at MIT?
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cheshire
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 27, 2013 5:47 am    Post subject: "Real" lightsabers at MIT? Reply with quote

Well, well, well. Look what they're working on less than a mile from my house!

http://boston.cbslocal.com/2013/09/26/harvard-mit-scientists-create-real-lightsaber/
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 28, 2013 5:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

YES!
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 03, 2013 5:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"...could lead to computers that run 10,000 times faster."

Unfortunately, every time computers get faster, the programing gets sloppier...maybe 10,000 times sloppier.

*sigh*

What I could do with a lightsaber...

It sure would make cutting firewood easier.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 04, 2013 3:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And Thanksgiving would be AWESOME!
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 04, 2013 4:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looking at another article on the subject, I think I might know one of the guys in that lab. I'll have to ask him for the less interesting details.
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