SWITL: Proof That Advanced Technology Really Is Indistinguishable From Magic (GeekDad Weekly Rewind)

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I’m not entirely sure what applications SWITL will eventually have outside the lab, but the demos are amazing. Basically, the SWITL (we couldn’t find a reference to what that stands for) is a motorized, hydrophobic, conveyor-belt system that can lift and restore viscous material without disturbing the material’s shape. Not impressed by that description? Well, take a look at the following video and I guarantee you’ll change your opinion:

Arthur C. Clarke was right: Any sufficiently advanced technology really is indistinguishable from magic.

[This article, by Roy Wood, was originally published on Tuesday. Please leave any comments you may have on the original.]

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