Electrical Energy Matrix?

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Electrical Energy Matrix?
« on: 10/06/2006 12:33:18 »
Could we get electrical energy from Humans like in the Matrix

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.

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Re: Electrical Energy Matrix?
« Reply #1 on: 10/06/2006 15:47:28 »
Yes you could line lots of people up on exercise bikes, but it would be far more efficient to burn the food you are giving them and run a power plant, humans are not a very efficient way of converting energy.

This was the annoying thing in the plot - if they had been using the humans as a computer, or even to produce some form of mystic energy that would have not violated the second law of thermodynamics...