Me? test subject? No. After there’s 27 companies fighting each other other for the best product and it’s cheap and common enough for everybody to use and highly regulated for safety (airline industries come to mind – it’s a new way to fly – and they’re VERY tightly controlled) – THEN I’ll use it.
I would NOT use it in a Federation (Star Trek) world because there’s just ONE developer (the Federation Scientists) and nothing to compare it with – no “better teleporter / worse teleporter, success/failure rates (it’d better be 99.9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999% success rate)
I don’t care if it’s kill/copy or wormhole style. I die every moment of everyday and I’m reborn every moment of everyday. I’m a Ship of Theseus as is everybody, new and continuing at the same time.
wow…. I’ve just declared myself a capitalist rather than a positivist/socialist. wow. Damn. Oh well tongue emoticon