• Question: If you could use one already invented object to make something completely new, what object would it be?

    Asked by RodoshiKS on 22 Jun 2020.
    • Photo: Amber Villegas - Williamson

      Amber Villegas - Williamson answered on 22 Jun 2020:


      Ohhh interesting question….
      I would have to say that I think it’s possible to use treadmill, package delivery rails and hydraulics to make a movable floor so that VR gaming and work outs would be hyper-realistic.

      What would you choose?

    • Photo: Douglas Wragg

      Douglas Wragg answered on 22 Jun 2020:


      Take the internal combistion engine and make it pollution free by using another source of power which is not a hydro-carbon ie. petrol or diesel.

    • Photo: Oana Lazar

      Oana Lazar answered on 22 Jun 2020:


      That’s an interesting and difficult question which I’ll give a simple answer to: a computer. It may not be the answer you were looking for, but I think that it’s almost impossible nowadays to invent something completely new without using a computer at some point in the process, whether it’s for modelling and simulation, testing, or training (in the case of machine learning). Of course, you can always use computers to design better computers as well!

    • Photo: Fidel Olaye

      Fidel Olaye answered on 23 Jun 2020:


      I’d probably use a 3D printer to print out parts to make a completely new invention but not quite sure what the actual invention would be though.

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