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Tuesday, May 26, 2015


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Cube Republic

nom http://tinyurl.com/mynqe3t

Amanda Dallin

You can't nom a liquid. It's more of a slurp. I think I"ll keep noming my own food.

Kitty Revolver

funny you say "virtual" food because that is so the right academic word to describe this article.

Emilly Orr

While I'm amused by the concept of 'virtual' food, the truth is that some people just want tailored nutrition. Eating is fine, but they want a single, meal-size dose that will contain that meal's complete proteins, minerals, vitamins, amino acids--there are companies who are even tailoring these food doses to gender, ethnicity and age. The idea is attractive, on occasion, but I thoroughly admit I'd miss the crunch of salads far too much. And coffee. Never ever ever giving up coffee.

sirhc deSantis

+1 to Cube Republic, you win:)

All dietary needs in one easy to take dose eh? So wheres my atomic flying car...

Carlos Loff

There is nothing Virtual about making a Meal liquid instead of solid, this guy just abandoned virtual worlds for the food industry, and although plastic or futuristic, is not virtual on any sense


It never fails to amaze me how the techies love them some dystopia and wish to bring it into the real world.

Did the product really need to be named Soylent? It couldn't be something more upbeat and life affirming? Come on, these are reputedly intelligent people, they can come up with names for their product that having nothing to do with old, old, pop culture.

Cube Republic

This is how humanity evolves into A-sexual grey space aliens dependent on technology. They become slaves to the machines that we're meant to make their lives easier. Their mouths get smaller and toothless because there's no need to chew food. Body mass goes down as a result. The eyes are larger for staring at computer screens. Reproduction becomes automated, and we lose our genitalia.

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