What are you amazed by?

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  1. Prof. macrumors 601

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    Post what you are most fascinated by of what you've seen in your lifetime (in pictures).

    From this:
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    To this:
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    You pretty much summed up what I would have said. Just the capabilities of computers in general has increased an incredible amount in my lifetime. More specifically, the processing power and data capacity (RAM, hard drives, etc...).

    I am kind of saddened that, at least in my opinion, software hasn't taken full advantage of it. Things are a lot prettier now, we have space for all kinds of media, etc...but the way we actually use computers really hasn't changed much in the last twenty years. The internet was obviously the big change, but that wasn't so much a function of computing horsepower as it was a huge shift in communication.
     
  5. obeygiant macrumors 68040

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    I'm excited by the evolution of computers,, but not amazed. I'm amazed by things like astronomy, and string theory.
     
  6. jknight8907 macrumors 6502a

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    Nature, especially the oceans and the life within them. Studying it for even a short period of time reveals there is such a staggering amount of information we have no clue about, it is incredible.
     
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    I am amazed folks here go so ape **** over the yearly Macworld meeting.

    Some profess to not sleeping they are so excited.

    When I get that bad please tell me to shut my iMac and my iPhone off please.
     
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    I am amazed that I have so much homework to do tonight but cant help from reading about keynote rumors.
     
  10. dmr727 macrumors G3

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    Certainly the galaxy is amazing, but it seems that the OP intended for us to talk about amazing things that occurred within our lifetimes.
     
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  12. Prof. thread starter macrumors 601

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    And Bingo was his name-o
     
  13. snickelfritz macrumors 65816

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    1. The quality and realism of modern 3D videogames compared to what we had only 10 years ago.
    2. Apple's design team.
      They seem to be singularly capable of surprising the World with new innovations.
    3. The non-use of nuclear weapons in an act of aggression over the past 62 years.
    4. Firemen that ascended the Twin Towers during the attack on 9/11
    5. The global spellchecker in OSX has apparently not had much impact on the incidence of misspelled words in forum posts.
     
  14. gauchogolfer macrumors 603

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    I'm amazed that I'm going to be a father in two months.
     
  15. dmr727 macrumors G3

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    That is very amazing! Awesome, really! Congrats!
     
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  17. Prof. thread starter macrumors 601

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    Oh, ****! that is sooooo cool. Congrats, man! Don't forget to post pics.:D
     
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    I'm amazed how Apple can squeeze money out of me as a consumer like water from a dirty dish rag. :)
     
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    I am amazed that people actually fall for email spam crap like the Nigerian Scam etc.
     
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    I'm amazed by the fact that I'm actually in a stable relationship with a girl.

    And shiny things.
     
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    I'm amazed by the fact that Ghall is actually in a stable relationship with a girl.
     
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    I'm amazed by how much of every day my cats spend sleeping. I don't see how photos would help but I could take a twenty-hour long video ...
     

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