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Star Trek fans remember how the Enterprise was controlled by voice. Created in 1960, the voice of the “computer” was that of a an actress recorded later on, but it's still interesting to think about all the ideas people have had about the future. Star Trek may have been set in 2260, but the futuristic technology of voice control appears to be coming about much sooner than that.
It's easy to forget about the process that occurs in the human body when sugar is digested. You eat something when you're hungry and then you feel more energized and alert unless, of course, it's Thanksgiving. Sugar provides energy for all living things, so is it a stretch to think it could also be used to power electronics as well? Scientists and chemists don't think it is.