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Now imagine seeing that.
I'm with treaty goggles on and a giant film theater that's as seen from avatar -- -- two and 32 million dollars of that you.
We can worldwide ticket sales opening weekend 232 million dollars the special effects in this remove yourself a -- many argue.
That it will change the way Hollywood makes movies forever so we wondered today how they do it.
Well ask a theoretical physics professor -- Joe Cocker is the host of the scifi channel series scifi science author of the book.
Physics of the impossible -- -- -- to.
With me now how you doing enough.
Larry yeah so this over the weekend I saw on Saturday Iraq -- -- -- -- phenomenal not what what I would I would talk about the special effects and have a film was -- -- -- the plot for another day because there -- messages in there that people couldn't disagree with.
Anti military anti business pro environment themes that James Cameron worked into his his plot let's -- but you are taken into a world.
We're human beings -- animation -- fused into one parent did you get that feeling.
That's right that's what the avatar is all about an -- is a puppet an animated -- it.
That you control the represents -- you lose you move an -- you move the leg and the average -- moves now get this what happened from the avatar is an alien.
A clone the living creature you big comeback creature and in the fireworks start when you switch sides oh -- I know what -- -- to Verizon.
About that plot that you drawn into this whole new ecosystem.
Because the film itself a settlement -- planet called pandora.
That's about a hundred years and the future and -- -- 54 I think okay and the avatar itself as you can see in the film here.
Worked side by side with the human beings and now in the future won't there be a point where meat she'll come -- Could fuse with an avatar.
Believe it or not we are working on this technology today we already have the -- mind machine -- whereby you think thoughts.
And then the cursor on the computer screen moves you can answer email play video games answer crossword puzzle questions by thought.
Now connect that computer to a -- And then you begin to move your arms and legs and the robot moves its arms and legs you have to be an astronaut to go to the moon you -- have a robot go to the -- and you live.
As a robot on the moon.
I'm not replace a robot with a -- You get it drives you -- on you're fired -- that's right that's the progression and again.
Cleveland 54 gives us a lot of time to work out the kinks in this shots are 2154.
That's the year in which avatars seven that's -- Iraq okay now Ray Kurzweil is this really really smart guy out there has been talking about this idea for years.
Where the human being could.
Become a robot and then others would say.
What that's the point what -- doesn't open up the door and that's spaceship in 2001 and maybe that's -- the computers take over rent.
Well I think it's further down the line in one human 54 -- -- that they give us plenty of time to work out the details right now all we can do is look at the mind to occur sort of a laptop and that's it that's state of the art.
But it's only a matter of time before we replaced that laptop with the robot.
So you imagine you know -- going over that the rocks of the moon.
It's thinking that you are actually on the moon as a robot is phenomenal -- the -- as the starting point and the cars the finishing point.
Are we are we build the wheel over here we -- into the car we're at step one.
But there -- network.
We're still make it will address the -- -- we have our foot in the door is phenomenal but was considered impossible.
Just funny years ago real and funny as it is also this there's -- -- of technology that expands I mean every six months.
But the technology will only get better and better so I would think the scale what you're talking about.
Released the schedule gets sped up more and more does it not if so why wait a 150 years can we do before that -- will we need that's the month of computer power that don't exist yet die each other will be surrogate to have Bruce Willis -- Our bodies get a hold our bodies -- that you could really be reborn as the robot perfect -- more -- super strong with X ray vision and all that stuff.
Think of -- having a second life as a super human.
I like it that would make to people like you we've been smarter thing for a book but it scares me think -- you're taken movie -- from Bruce Willis.
-- -- I'll go back to the film a -- -- what did you think when you're watching it won't work where you blown away -- all the predictors it's all.
Well usually we scientist have to -- is to say about these movies box.
-- -- When I saw the movie I had one -- to say.
You were blown away this this movie hit it right out of the ballpark it's Titanic meets Star Wars.
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Everytime something shot at them and at the end of the movie they give they didn't clap I mean they were dislike of aligning the -- -- on -- regular film I did it -- to 3-D goggles and I got the full effect just by watching out for regular screen I think that's the the the impact of a film like this.
But if you go packing -- -- -- -- and earlier today it's a long movies when he learned that -- -- -- final battle -- a loaded with every -- so long film packet -- mark me just thank you have a great holiday OK you've been great for -- in 2009.
I wish you only great things for the new year 2010 okay thank you thank you meet -- dad -- --
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