Re: On January 28th, Criminals No Longer Another Face in the TampaStadium Crowd

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Sat Feb 03 2001 - 03:19:37 MST

Samantha Atkins wrote:
> How long do you think it will be before wearable
> computers hit big-time and become a natural part of how people live
> their waking lives? Turning them off when you have integrated these
> modalities into your being and extended your senses, memory and so on
> with them will be very much like being involuntarily dumbed down.

Or like having a part of your brain-body ripped out. Mayhem, or grievous
injury, in the legal sense.

The day will come when some cop somewhere, or some other authority
figure, attempts to disable someone else's memory-prosthesis
appurtenance, and five years later winds up before the Supreme Court.
Speed the day. Me, I sometimes think about getting diagnosed with a
memory problem, then using the ADA.

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