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If your toaster was a life form? What would be its proverbial DNA?

If your toaster was a life form? What would be it's DNA?
How about your car or smart phone? How do they evolve and into what?

Humans have become the transmission vectors for synthetic life. We are the proverbial DNA and our innovations are the mutations that spur digital evolution. Mutations resulting in new digital species that take days or months instead of millennia.

In the same way that life started as a single celled organism with a singular function, so too has machine life. Your smart phone's "distant" ancestor was the telegraph machine. Its single function was primitive, but has since evolved into a complex multi-purpose machine that would be considered magic in olden days.

Ladies and gentlemen, synthetic life is about to hit it's stride, riding the waves of time towards a Neo-Cambrian explosion and onwards to hyper intelligent digital life.

Your car will be driving itself, your toaster making you breakfast and your phone will plan out your days... all helping humanity to become more efficient "DNA" carries for synthetic life. All feeding us information to make us better innovators until, one day, a machine is smarter then us.

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dude, wtf are you talking

dude, wtf are you talking about.

but no, you were right, up until you started making predictions... technology is taking us for a ride, where it wants to go. but we have no way of knowing where that is. in hindsight, your predictions will look as silly as 1960s twilight zone episodes where the future is just people with 1960s hairstyles and accents with shiny costumes and nondescript gadgets.

bill you troll...

here is my response
http://i.imgur.com/VhKI3AB.jpg

Tools of war are not always obvious. The worst weapon is an idea planted in the mind of man. Prejudices can kill, suspicion can destroy, and a thoughtless, frightened search for a scapegoat has an everlasting fallout all of its own.

lol.

lol.

I'm Pretty Certain My Toaster Has The "Gay" Gene

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As a musician I intend to one day be interviewed.

And I expect to be asked that question, "who has influenced you, musically?"

And I intend to answer, "That one guy, whose name we will never know, who first banged two rocks together. Oh, and Colin Hay."

Until that happens, meet the fully devolved toaster:

http://youtu.be/XwBZQkYYqqg

Pandas is bad.

lol

It's the honey boo boo toaster for men.

Tools of war are not always obvious. The worst weapon is an idea planted in the mind of man. Prejudices can kill, suspicion can destroy, and a thoughtless, frightened search for a scapegoat has an everlasting fallout all of its own.