The Closest Humankind Has Come to the Star Trek Food Replicator

By Amos Zeeberg (Discover Web Editor) | October 24, 2007 12:40 pm

Domino’s gives people making online delivery orders unprecedented control to control how their pizzas are made—control that includes exactly how much toppings, cheese, and sauce to put on; and control over which side of the pizza to put them on. Not just one side versus the other, but actually over the “left” side and the “right” side.

So Steven over at The Sneeze decided to try out the food replicator (he belies his Star Trek naivete by calling it a “synthesizer”) with a pretty standard pizza order and a rather non-standard one. You have to go over there to check out the results. Suffice it to say that we need to make a lot of progress with 3D printers before we can get our tea (Earl Grey, hot) like Captain Picard.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: Technology Attacks!
  • Steve of the Sneeze

    I am by no means a Star Trek expert, but are you sure Food Synthesizer is completely wrong?
    http://memory-alpha.org/en/wiki/Food_synthesizer

  • http://clie-peg-sj22-software-download.mayapesca.nx.cn/ Better Tom

    Yes, I do think your opinion is righteous. (So do lots of people). Luckily majority of people are intelligent :) .

  • james braselton

    HI THERE YOU ARE RIGHT ABOUT A FOOD REPLICATOR IS A MUST FOR DEEP SPACE MISSIONS LIKE MARS YOU RIGHT ASTRONOUGHTS WONT LIKE THERE VERGI MENU

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