Tony Hawk demos a hoverboard

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  1. doctorie
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    not sure how they got so many celebs in on this.
     
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    Dude... holy shit, not believing this. I want to see the math.
     
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    Nice back to the future marketing.
     
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    I call fake. Definitely fake. I've seen some photoshopping in my time.
    Or something.
     
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-gravity



    The OP videos are fake demonstrations of possibilities... Looking at their website it's claiming they will have them by Dec. 2014!

    HUVr

    The technology is there; which is what I linked in my video.
     
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    I'll call fake on this because of a few reasons but number one would be, whats stopping the thing from flying hundreds of feet in the air with no one on it?
     
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    gorilla marketing for BTF4?
     
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    has to be!
     
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    The board has a very fast computer in it as well as a few laser distance sensors to "see" how far it is from a surface. The computer polls the sensors in 1ms intervals and regulates power output to maintain a constant 12" distance between it and the ground. Just be careful going up curbs, it can feel pretty weird at first.
     
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    How would it tell the difference between the amount of energy needed to float 12" above a table or 12" above the ground without directly polling the acceleration of gravity and only polling for distance from a surface?
     
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    Using its portable supercomputer and cold fusion nuclear reactor of course.
     
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    If this tech was real...would it be in a hoverboard first?

    ...Yo...it be Weaponized ... bitch

    Id hover your head off your shoulders and turn it around so you could look at yourself running around all headless and shit


    and yea..magriders
     
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    Magriders would be pretty dope but considering they are inferior to almost any land based tank in terms of power/weight issues. To be honest; I am surprised we haven't seen shielding yet on tanks and vehicles which I think will be the most interesting new tech if it ever comes.
     
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    The tech is going into Obama's Iron Man suit.

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    Something that's beyond your understanding...