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So... in the future, instead of Mhz, we will be asking "Hey, how many carats does your PC have ?"
 
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Originally Posted by FuNkDrSpOt View Post
Maybe now countries around the world can stop allowing the price-fixing on diamonds. Diamonds are abundant but are priced like they're the most rare commodity on earth.

I tell every chick I'm with that they'll never get diamonds from me or 3-months of my salary on their finger b/c:

1. Blood diamonds

2. What i said above

3. The whole diamond ring symbolizing your marriage is a sales gimmick, made up by diamond companies.

4. I don't believe in carrying 3 months salary on you as an easy-to-steal accessory.
Price fixing diamonds aren't all that bad. You mention blood diamonds the price of diamonds produced by means of slave labour or theft is far below that of the price of diamonds extracted by means of fair (relative) process where workers actually get paid a liveable salary and don't die four times a day. Price fixing means that lawfully extracted diamonds can compete with "blood diamonds".

OT Using expensive materials is never awesome it's just stupid. Refine the process or do it right. Peat or lignite storage is the way to go
 
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OT Using expensive materials is never awesome it's just stupid. Refine the process or do it right. Peat or lignite storage is the way to go
Diamonds are incredibly easy to synthesize as they are just compressed carbon, so it wouldn't be as expensive as one would think.

You can take the carbon from my ashes after I've been cremated, maybe a little old dodger.blue can be helping to cure cancer someday (far far in the future).
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Are we going to see blood CPUs then?
Human Blood used to generate electricity will likely some day power implants and or nano bots.
http://alternativeenergyecogreen.blo...man-blood.html

UBC Scientists Build 'Vampire Battery' (Generates Power From a Drop of Human Blood)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2221983/posts
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when i die... turn me into a computer and i will be reborn as a Terminator! >=D
ROFL.


LAUGHED HARD.


I hope in the next 10 years we can have acess to this computers.
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