Health problems from cybernetics?

John Shaver bobjohnbob at gmail.com
Thu May 17 14:19:13 MDT 2012


On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 2:08 PM, S. Dale Morrey <sdalemorrey at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sometime ago there was a movie about a guy who had his brain upgraded with
> a computer so he could be a courier for sensistive information.  A coworker
> and I were discussing this and it lead to an interesting discussion about
> the future of healthcare where many people have various implants.
> My thinking is that the risk of infection & rejection are pretty high and
> will remain so.  My coworker disagreed and cited some example he had read
> somewhere about a guy who had implanted himself with an rfid capsule.
> I realize this is totally offtopic, but does anyone know about this?  I
> tried googling everything I could think of related to it and found no info.
>
> I mean if this were the case then you would think folks would be implanting
> themselves with all kinds of stuff to make life easier.  For instance, it
> would sure cut down on bitcoin theft if your bitcoin wallet was on a
> microsd card embedded somewhere on your body right?
>
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This?  http://gizmodo.com/5610432/watch-an-interview-with-the-worlds-first-cyborg

-John


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