Alpha Centauri by Sid Meier:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

A science-fiction strategy video game that depicts seven competing factions of planet Chiron in the Alpha Centauri star system. Select an invention:

Cyberethics
Philosophy detailing how computers work within human communities.

Ethical Calculus
Mathematics used to determine positive social conduct.

Genejack
A genetically-modified human ideally created for menial work.

Homo Superior
A human subspecies created through radical applications of biotechnology.

Matter Editation
Technology that enables the easy manipulation of atomic properties.

Nano-Paste
Nanobots that use the resources around it to create a desired product.

Organic Superlubricant
Advanced lube that can "learn" how to be more effective.

Punishment Sphere
Used to bring disruptive elements of society into line.

Quantum Power
Power generation through photon fission.

Sentient Econometrics
Use of artificial intelligence in economic forecasting.

Silksteel
Material that has high tensile strength as well as high flexibility.

 

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