Technology Marches On..maybe not in a good way

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Technology Marches On..maybe not in a good way

Postby SSWarlock » Tue Sep 15, 2015 11:50 am

http://futurism.com/soylent-2-0-taste-t ... every-day/

Uh oh. I wonder if they'll come out with a "green" version.

(google "Soylent Green" if you don't recognize the reference).
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Re: Technology Marches On..maybe not in a good way

Postby AdrianH » Tue Sep 15, 2015 2:03 pm

The company page is here:
https://www.soylent.com/

The green component is "Produced efficiently in bioreactors rather than traditional farms to conserve enormous quantities of natural resources while providing energy and essential fatty acids". However, they say that it is algal oil. Well, they would, wouldn't they? :twisted:

Vice Magazine interviewed Rob Rhinehart, the man who invented Soylent:
http://www.vice.com/en_uk/read/rob-rhin ... uires-food

There's a reference to both the film and the book on which it was based at the end of the interview.
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Re: Technology Marches On..maybe not in a good way

Postby Stainless » Wed Sep 16, 2015 12:01 pm

Algae has been used for many years in baby food formulas. Nothing really new there.
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Re: Technology Marches On..maybe not in a good way

Postby haveahappy » Fri Sep 18, 2015 5:56 am

Do you like feeling hungry all the time?

Try a liquid diet!
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Re: Technology Marches On..maybe not in a good way

Postby alex_greene » Fri Sep 18, 2015 6:33 pm

Interestingly enough, a properly liquidised diet actually leaves the stomach feeling fuller for much longer. It also allows the digestion and assimilation of a lot more of the food product than solid food which has been chewed.
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Re: Technology Marches On..maybe not in a good way

Postby -Daniel- » Fri Sep 18, 2015 7:13 pm

I have to admit, I would love to try it and see how it tastes. :mrgreen:

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