“The term replicator, originally introduced by Dawkins but since modified by Hull, is used to refer to any entity of which copies are made.”
“An earlier version misstated the source for the term replicator, which Mr. Hart adopted to describe how e-books would allow for the infinite reproduction of books.”
“In all cases the initial self-replicator is itself the product of multiple machines which are themselves purposefully constructed to enable the initial Universal Constructor.”
“If a replicator is broken, the worst that can happen is that I won't be able to buy more packets of chips! oh no! To be fair, some replicators do come in extreme handy, like for instance, the ones that sell Tox Hypos, near the end of the game.”
“There's no sense that people are paid in replicator credits or holodeck privelages - in fact those only come in when Voyager is trapped in the delta quadrant and energy is at a premium (whoops - showing my geekiness there!) so we can assume the Enterprise doesn't run on such an economy.”
“The terms replicator and interactor will be used in Hull's sense in the rest of this entry.”
“He then went on to speculate about the further development of this molecule he calls a replicator, but failed to explain to his readers what life actually is.”
“The replicator is a great idea; unfortunately, it's a long way off.”
“A replicator is a piece of coded information that makes exact copies of itself, along with occasional inexact copies or 'mutations'.”
“Thus, the replicator is the unit of selection, because it is the beneficiary, and the real owner of all adaptations that exist.”
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pretty open-ended here—terms, ideas, lingo, technologies and phenomena (real or postulated) that are, were, should be or could be used in speculative fiction
Words describing a future that may or may not be entirely grounded in reality. Not to be used for predictive purposes. I do not have the gift of premonition. In fact, all these ideas come from popu...
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A thing doesn't have to be real to develop its own scientific jargon.
Names for thinking machines and man-machine combinations in fiction and real life.
Frequently used Star Trek terminology
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