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Christopher Mims

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DARPA Unleashes the Mother of All Geek Memes

Twitter answers the question “What technology from science fiction would you most like to see as science fact?”

  • June 16, 2012

Friday, the skunkworks of the U.S. military, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, asked Twitter “What technology from science fiction would you most like to see as science fact?

It’s hard for me to remember the last time I laughed this hard when a transparent plea for publicity on Twitter was hijacked by the masses. (Doesn’t DARPA remember that the overwhelming majority of science fiction is dystopian?) Bonus points if you remember all the movies and books these Tweets reference.

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