What are some tech designs that you think the Factors would give us? I'm not very tech savvy and i still don't quite get what would be considered new and alien technology for post-singularity transhumanity (beyond the Pandora gates and TITAN/ETI tech of course). I saw a mention of "artificial nucleosynthesis" in Gatecrashing, nucleosynthesis apparently being a word people use. As I understand it they wouldnt have given us a whole lot, and what they would give us would likely be things that couldn't cause another hard singularity. But what, exactly?
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