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I don't know if you heard already, but there is also an ambitious (and remarkably well thought out) plan to build a actual working U.S.S. Enterprise within the next twenty years. Though the first generation (or Gen 1 as it is called) won't be able to travel at the speed of light, it's ion powered engines would allow it to travel across our solar system as a spaceship/space station/spaceport. More details can be found here (http://www.buildtheenterprise.org/). It may be a good topic to post on this site.



you make a very good point about how exponential models tend to end up in the S shape plateau. Unfortunately, I don't think that some of the readers for the IEET believe that could be the case for Moore's Law, which is a primary component for the singularity.



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