SW10: Powernaut Friday #2: Invention Contest!

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Thu Feb 9 20:37:45 PST 2012

On 2/3/2012 5:18 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
> On 2/2/2012 8:18 PM, Martin Phipps wrote:
>> On Feb 2, 7:02 pm, Scott Eiler<sei... at eilertech.com> wrote:
>>> What invention do you most hope people will invent by the far-off year
>>> of 2012?
>>> This week, I'm taking the contest too. I'm hoping for the Restaurant
>>> Conveyor Belt! In 2012 I'll be sitting by my television, get the urge
>>> for a meal from my favorite restaurant, just pick up the phone, dial my
>>> favorite restaurant, and they'll send me a fresh hot meal - along a
>>> conveyor belt that opens right by my easy chair! I won't even have to
>>> answer the door! The cities of tomorrow will be built around the
>>> conveyors, with restaurant districts in the middle of each belt. Mm
>>> mmm, I'm already hungry!
>> I'm hoping that they hurry up and invent flying cars because, you
>> know, I followed your advice and took all my money out of IBM stocks
>> and invested in a company that sells parts for small airplanes
>> figuring I was going to get rich. Now I want to see the pay off!
> Sorry, Martin. My smart friend S.O.S. says that motor vehicles will be
> obsolete in the future. The streets will all be parks. Cargo will go on
> underground conveyor belts, and people will travel with jet packs! He
> says I might someday be powerful enough to fly on my own without one.
> I'd better hurry up and get that power before everyone else is flying
> and I'm not!
> Still, it's a great idea for an invention!

And yeah, Martin, you definitely win this one.  Just give me a mailing 
address.  Yeah, I know it'll probably be in Taiwan.

(signed) Scott Eiler  8{D> -------- http://www.eilertech.com/ ---------

Turns out I'm an anally-fixated oedipal paranoid with 
south-of-the-border schizophrenic delusions...  But never mind, I've 
found me the ideal job.  I'm going to run for President!

- Major Honey, scripted by Grant Morrison, Doom Patrol #46, August 1991.

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