Thursday, December 21, 2006

Cyber-concrete lets walls speak

While the potential applications of cyber-concrete are endless, the companies are initially promoting it as a new tool for managing structural safety data. Cyber-concrete can store information about itself, such as when, where and how it was manufactured and data about strength and quality, making for more efficient and reliable safety inspection systems. This traceability data can be used by construction companies, inspectors, or tenants concerned about building safety.


Yes, but can you program it to kill obnoxious neighbors?

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Your comment reminds me of a Philip K. Dick story where the house takes on a murderous life of its own....at least I think it was Philip K Dick...its been a long day.

Mac said...

I think you're thinking of Ray Bradbury's "The Veldt." Good story!

W.M. Bear said...

Yes, but can you program it to kill obnoxious neighbors?

Maybe cyber-walls could TALK them to death.