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Google curing death?
« on: September 19, 2013, 08:18:41 AM »
« Last Edit: September 19, 2013, 10:35:35 AM by SysAdmin »
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Offline commodorejohn

Re: Google curing death?
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2013, 04:58:34 PM »
Yeah, because we need more years with Larry Page.
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Offline whabang

Re: Google curing death?
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2013, 07:44:58 PM »
So...

...we can live for as long as we allow them to track us and send us personalized ads?
Beating the dead horse since 2002.
 

Offline yssing

Re: Google curing death?
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2013, 09:57:53 PM »
Sure why not, it doesnt matter any way.
If life is, as some speculate, just a simulation, then longer life is just a longer time in the sim.
 

Offline commodorejohn

Re: Google curing death?
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2013, 10:01:05 PM »
For an encore, maybe they can go on to turn lead into gold...
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Offline NovaCoder

Re: Google curing death?
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2013, 12:52:03 AM »
Yep awesome, as much as I would like to be semi-immortal (20k years give or take), the last thing this planet needs is even more of us feeding off it!

But if we were committed to spreading ourselves off planet then I'm all for helping the genome move along.
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Offline Aegis

Re: Google curing death?
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2013, 01:06:49 AM »
Guess I'm a cynic, but the first thing I thought of was this:



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Offline yssing

Re: Google curing death?
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2013, 07:48:19 AM »
I don't think google will turn us into zombies, but you never know though
 

Offline commodorejohn

Re: Google curing death?
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2013, 07:59:35 AM »
I thought that's what they've been working toward since 2005...
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Offline Delta

Re: Google curing death?
« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2013, 06:08:05 PM »
Quote from: commodorejohn;748425
I thought that's what they've been working toward since 2005...



Don't you mean Apple? ;)
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Offline commodorejohn

Re: Google curing death?
« Reply #10 on: September 20, 2013, 06:37:19 PM »
Oh, it's a field with many players.
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Offline Iggy

Re: Google curing death?
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2013, 07:42:33 PM »
Quote from: yssing;748422
I don't think google will turn us into zombies, but you never know though


Google has already turned me into a zombie.
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Offline LaserBack

Re: Google curing death?
« Reply #12 on: September 21, 2013, 07:16:14 AM »
seems this is another scam like the "mars one project"...they scammed thousands of idiots selling tickets to mars
or maybe another scam like "green peace"...there is always idiots who donate money
 

Offline AmigaNG

Re: Google curing death?
« Reply #13 on: September 22, 2013, 12:59:02 PM »
Lol the way the articular spins this is pretty funny, I see this more to do with the rise of these health apps and health tracking tech to get people to work out more and eat healthier. Also there are a few tech companies I read about a while back trying to make a real tricorder that could find out whats wrong with a person much easier and quicker than today, if a company like Google gets behind  that then that's pretty cool.

Offline slaapliedje

Re: Google curing death?
« Reply #14 on: September 27, 2013, 03:08:14 AM »
Where's my warp drive???

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