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Lame Holiday Crap of the Future

Annalee Newitz, a “surly media nerd who will be celebrating the holidays by eating your brain,” has come up with some rather wonderful predictions for future bad holiday gifts.

Peer-to-peer brain distribution client: Everybody is uploading and downloading their brains via the Internet. It’s certainly the best way to travel — just upload your brain in San Francisco and download it into another body in France. The problem is bandwidth. With everybody uploading and downloading their brains around the holidays, the network gets awfully slow. That’s why Yahoo! BitTorrent has introduced the P2P brain distribution client, which allows you to store several copies of your consciousness on multiple computers across the network.

Link (via BoingBoing)

Posted in Humor November 29th, 2006 by Chip
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