Re: gas powered shoes

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Fri Jul 07 2000 - 11:48:39 MDT writes:

> In a message dated 7/6/2000 1:49:35 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> writes:
> > Reading this reminded me of an old product from the 70s, the gasoline
> > powered pogo stick. Kind of a similar idea, each time you came down the
> > piston fires and shoots you back up. Always sounded like a bumpy ride
> > though.
> I also heard something recently on NPR about army boots that recharge
> batteries for the computers in head mounted displays... anyone know 'aboot'
> this?
> (a URL?)

Try searching for the work of Thad Sterner at MIT Media Lab, they have
a paper out (I think I link to it from my infomanagement page) about
human powered wearables.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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