Thread: THS 2120!
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Old 05-25-2018, 10:54 AM   #4
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Default Re: THS 2120!

Originally Posted by Fred Brackin View Post
That would be pretty much a question of how you wanted to guesstimate technological progress of 20 years. There's nothing I know of in the last 20 years that makes the original TS estimate obviously too conservative.
I'm pretty sure that THS diverged from our timeline earlier than in the 2000s, since it needed some preconditions for the very rapid space race. But from that divergence point, N+20 years of development offers better tech than N+0.

Plus it's just very annoying that a setting that calls itself Transhuman Space lacks such a basic non-TL^, mere TL9 technology despite being closer to TL10 than 9 in general.
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