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Technology Comparison. Present Day versus Ender’s Game By Ian and Alan. Aviation. Aviation. Artillery. Little Doctor.

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technology comparison

Technology Comparison

Present Day versus Ender’s Game

By Ian and Alan

little doctor
Little Doctor
  • The Molecular Disruption Devicewhich is also known as the ‘Little Doctor’is a weapon that creates an atomic state in which the electrons cannot be shared, inevitably destroying everything around it. (In Ender’s Games’ case the buggers planet).
  • “At the focal point of two beams, its sets up a field in which molecules can’t hold together anymore. Electrons can’t be shared.” (Card 272).
p 800 yakhont anti ship missiles
P-800 Yakhont Anti-Ship Missiles
  • Equipped with highly advanced radar capabilities, allowing it to manually avoid ships defense systems
  • A range of 180 miles
  • Can carry either a high-explosive or armor-piercing warheads
ender s desk vs ipad
Ender’s Desk vs. iPad
  • A desk that allows him to play games, get notifications, and message others
  • With both it is possible to play people over the internet and battles against each other
  • “and Ender was doing Free Play. It was a sifting, crazy mind of a game which the school computer kept bringing up new things” (Orson 62)
virtual games
Virtual Games

Battle Simulators

Xbox Kinect

The Xbox Kinect is the most advanced body controlled game as seen in the movie Ender’s Game

  • Ender’s battle simulations in Command school, even though it was actually happening it had a complex set up and controls.
gravity controlling
Gravity Controlling
  • In Ender's game they had the technology to control gravity, so they were able to walk around the Battle School without floating. They also trained in zero-gravity environmentsto help train them for battle. “with objects hovering in the air” (Card 45) and “in the lower gravity here, leave his feet and soar until he ran into something or someone.” (Card 45)
  • To this day we don’t have any technology that is able to control gravity but we do have things that simulate zero-gravity environments, like the Battle Schools arena (astronauts begin submerged into water to train them to help them in space, and skydiving simulator).
space travel
Space Travel
  • If we had their space ships at hand we would be able to study space and see more of this universe than we can today
  • The article ‘NASA Eyeing Nuclear Fusion Rockets for Future Space Exploration’ by Space.com depicts that with these concept ideas of Nuclear infused rockets space travel will be much more faster and could ‘potentially opening up vast swathes of the solar system to human exploration’.
weaponry space based lasers
Weaponry (Space Based Lasers)
  • Is possible to have the ability to destroy enemy attacks shortly after launch.
  • Intercepts by focusing and maintaining a high powered laser on a target until it achieves catastrophic destruction
  • Would be much more effective as a defense weapon in situations of an extra-terrestrial attack.
new territory f or humans
New Territory For Humans
  • We could populate different planets, so earth doesn’t become over populated.
  • In the article ‘78,000 people apply for one -way trip to mars’ by Times Magazine, they illustrated that with the technological advancements that we have encompassed, it’s a possibility for us to go to other planets and sustain a steady life by 2022 (in this case Mars).
how is technology apart of us what makes up so different from the past generations
How is technology apart of us? What makes up so different from the past generations?

In a recent poll done by CNET, 28 percent of people said they wouldn’t have been able to live with out their cell hones and high-speed Internet.

We are so forward on just simply responding with ‘Google it’ instead of saying ‘look at a book’. All the information we would ever need is just a few types away.

what makes the technology from the past different from the present
What makes the technology from the past different from the present?

Present Day

Enders Game

We see that before when earth was first invaded they were not ready for such an attack.

Now in the future of Ender’s Game they’re planning and using everything they’ve got to help them in the next incoming invasion.

  • According to abcnews.com, “The policy statement cites a 2010 report that found U.S. children aged 8 to 18 spend an average of more than seven hours daily using some kind of entertainment media”.
  • Computers were blocky and unreliable, they were a last resort because how slow the information would get to them, but now its just so fast and easy.
works cited
Works Cited

Card, Orson Scott. Ender's Game. New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 1991. Print.

N.d. Photograph. Business Insider. Web. <http://static3.businessinsider.com/image/5189a38eecad04a301000009-960/enders-game.png>.

N.d. Photograph. Cinema Blend. Web. <http://www.cinemablend.com/images/news/39924/_1382147099.gif>.

N.d. Photograph. Defense Update. Web. <http://defense-update.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/yakhont_bastion_p1.jpg>.

N.d. Photograph. Deviantart. Web. <http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2013/306/a/a/ender_s_game_i_f__little_d_r__gun_by_falarsimons-d6sr7d8.jpg>.

N.d. Photograph. Deviantart. Web. <http://th04.deviantart.net/fs71/PRE/i/2013/306/1/c/ender_s_game_i_f__interstellar_transport_ships_by_falarsimons-d6sr6iu.jpg>.

N.d. Photograph. Digital Trends. Web. <http://icdn5.digitaltrends.com/image/ipad-tablet-gaming-625x477-c.jpg>.

N.d. Photograph. Infographics. Web. <http://en.ria.ru/images/15727/24/157272494.jpg>.

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N.d. Photograph. Io9. Web. <http://img.gawkerassets.com/img/1940ctz4eb5cdjpg/ku-xlarge.jpg>.

N.d. Photograph. IPolitics. 29 Aug. 2012. Web. <http://ipolitics_assets.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/F-35-August-1.jpeg>.

N.d. Photograph. Weapons and Technology. Web. <http://lh4.ggpht.com/_S1Gu2hX9S6c/TJNp3HM8DEI/AAAAAAAAYC0/TsXAfQGnVoQ/s800/P-800%20missile.jpg>.

N.d. Photograph. Wikipedia. Web. <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/44/Space_Shuttle_Challenger_%2804-04-1983%29.JPEG>.

N.d. Photograph. Skydive Simulator. Web. <http://www.vugrek-skydive-simulator.com/galerija/images/80.jpg>.

N.d. Photograph. Wikipedia. Web. <http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/78/Nasa_astronaut_training_at_NBL.jpg>.

N.d. Photograph. Wordpress. Web. <http://iwanticewater.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/enders-game-gif-block-03.gif>.

works cited continued
Works Cited Continued

"America Has Become Too Dependent on Technology." UAB Kaleidoscope. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Dec. 2013.

"If the World Wars Hadn't Happened, Would Today’s Technology Be Less Advanced? | Guru Magazine." If the World Wars Hadn't Happened, Would Today’s Technology Be Less Advanced? | Guru Magazine. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2013.

"In the Future, Wars Will Be Fought with Lasers and Robots." Center for a New American Security |. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2013.

"NASA Eyeing Nuclear Fusion Rockets for Future Space Exploration." Space.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2013.

"Neutral Buoyancy & Simulated Weightlessness." :: NASA Quest Archives ::. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Dec. 2013.

"Russian Advanced Weapons for Syria: Unrevealed Secrets of Vladimir Putin’s Recent Visit to London." Global Research. Dam-Press, 18 June 2013. Web. 10 Dec. 2013.

"Space Based Laser [SBL]." Space Based Laser [SBL]. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2013.

"Star-Crossed." - IEEE Spectrum. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2013.

"Technology Org." Technology Org. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2013.

Ollie, John. "Http:// Newsfeed.time.com/2013/05/09/78000-people-apply-for-one-way-trip-to-mars/.”Times. N.p., 9 May 2013. Web. 13 Dec. 2013. <http:// newsfeed.time.com/2013/05/09/78000-people-apply-for-one-way-trip-to-mars/>.