kidney printing machines, self driving cars, pornaholics and the end of men.

Posted on March 4, 2011
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May God one day permit me to attend a TED conference.  Surely that must be the very coolest place in the world to be today.  Though, given how incredibly popular it is becoming, it may well have jumped the shark. This Guardian article gives a round up of the stuff that has been happening this year. The videos will be squirting through the tubes to netizens soon.

It’s the end of day three of the TED 2011 ideas festival in Long Beach, California, and we have seen things that look like they were created by Steven Spielberg, a CGI team, and several million pounds of special effects, but actually, it was just the future.

I know this sounds like hyperbole, but today I went at Stig-like speeds around an elevated parking lot in a self-driving car and saw a man hold a human kidney. Which he’d just made.

It’s the last day on Friday, and I’m expecting big things. A 3D hologram of the baby Jesus. Which is actually the baby Jesus. And a time machine made from a DeLorean car. At the very least.

Here’s my latest roundup.

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