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I have two cellphones that are exactly the same, SIM card and all, and I make a call on one of them. What happens?

Say I had a cellphone, let's call it cellphone A, and made a perfect copy of it - SIM card and all - and let's call this one cellphone B. If I were to call someone on cellphone A, what exactly would ...
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How to compromise block chain force shield? [closed]

Set in the distant future, a notorious terrorist group infamously known as "51 Crew" is planning an ambush near the orbit of Thebe, Jovian moon. In the next few hours an armoured shuttle holding a ...
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What would be the most viable form of lighting in future bladerunner-esque cities? By viable, I mean widespread and efficient [closed]

Neon has been around for a very long time in cyberpunk narratives. LED seems like the way to go according to some of the responses - any other viable candidates?
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Killing TV Presenters by Audience Consensus - Diss Topia

In a dystopian world (Diss Topia) of the future, being a TV presenter is a hazardous job. All viewers have the ability to vote to save or kill a given presenter while they are on air (more ...
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Times Square glitched out [closed]

The Situation: In Times Square, hundreds of thousands of people are milling around. Everyone was moving past the newly installed high-def screens during a "Good Morning America" broadcast. Meanwhile, ...
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How to make sure a healing factor character can be rescued? [closed]

So, I have this superhero, and his name is, Logan Wotowski. He has the ability to heal from any injury, like a gunshot wound, knife blow, or paper cut. But, he only has that one ability. He is ...
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What inventions/technologies would have to be created to achieve apotheosis? [closed]

Apotheosis is the highest point of development in technology or a society. What key milestones need to be reached in order to achieve this in the fields of: Chemistry Physics Biology Engineering ...
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Escaping a computer [closed]

If we were all part of a very advanced simulation system, where none of us actually existed, but where just sentient computer programs, how could we gain control over the main computer, or is this ...
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New Hologram World with touch and feel, Possible? Land, Water, Fire, Air, Sky with touch and feel Hologram? [closed]

I'm curious if it's possible for humans to create a Hologram World. Atmosphere for Hologram World: Touch and feel for all living and non living objects in the world Living Hologram objects which ...
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Is it possible to mix vacuum tube-based technology with modern small computer boards? [closed]

Is it possible for someone from pre-microchip tech like in the game Fallout 4 possible integrate their old vacuum tube bulky tech with our modern small computer boards?
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Is it possible to make standard smartphone with bare hands?

I time traveled back to Sir Isaac Newton timeline and forgot to keep my phone with me while travelling. I want to show him basic standard smartphone with basic apps. Those days machines won't even ...
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Could a gender-change pill be plausible in a sci-fi world [closed]

Not fantasy, but sci-fi. Would it have to be a very advanced civilization?
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How to fire a super critical mass(ive) bullet that can produce mushroom cloud?

Using modern day technology, how could I create a gun (regardless of firing mechanism and ignore space constraints) that could fire a radioactive bullet (maximum size capped at a cubic meters) which ...
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If radio communication somehow requires atmosphere to work, how would space exploration be different? [closed]

The first thing that I can think of is that space exploration becomes incredibly slow, because sending everything up there that is not pre-programmed needs a human pilot, and there would be no way of ...
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I'm trying to the create the most technologically advanced civilization possible [closed]

I'm trying to make a civilization that has achieved apotheosis in every field. Basically the very highest point of advancement in that area; it is one thing that is the final achievement. What is that ...
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How to “milk” a Rex? [closed]

Continue from https://worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/questions/59315/how-to-defend-a-phone-booth-against-horde-of-zombified-carnivorous-dinosaurs. (This question concludes the time traveling phone ...
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Bolt-action rifle in the 15th-17th century [duplicate]

Lets say a nation around this timeline was making research and advancements in firearms. Other than a flintlock or breech-loader, is it possible for them to produce a repeating bolt-action rifle? ...
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Could an all-knowing being create electricity in the year 20 AD? [closed]

I have always found it strange that godly beings who descended from heaven to earth (I'm referring not just to the ones you are familiar with but beings mentioned in various cultures across the world) ...
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Could internet cookies turn into malicious A.I. that could launch nuclear missiles?

Nowadays many websites used internet cookies which is in fact a piece of code or a script that can store user data and other preferences, it usually cannot be executed by itself think of it like your ...
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Are laser sharks feasible? [closed]

idea Sharks with lasers that blast through the ocean! Yeah! Could it work though? I am looking for some weapons to place on my sharks with fixed weapons on their heads. How feasible is it to ...