Brian Atkins (
Mon, 01 Feb 1999 15:47:54 -0500

That's why you transmit everything in realtime to your home media server to be saved there.

"Michael S. Lorrey" wrote:
> Pat Fallon wrote:
> > hurburgh wrote:
> >
> >> Anybody out there in extropy-land who is following R&D
> >> breakthroughs
> >> on WWVs?
> >>
> >> They have got to be the ultimate communications device
> >> particularly if
> >> we can get them down to gnat-size.
> >
> > I'd like a wearable one that I could activate on demand if the
> > authorities or some other thugs pull me over or confront me. That
> > would presuppose an uplink to some service that would monitor and
> > record these events for possible legal/security interaction.
> > Thousands of Rodney Kings.
> I've got a great wearable already that works for self defense. Its made
> by Sturm, Ruger, & Co. It provides the ultimate in security interaction,
> 10 rounds of pure 9 mm protection.... he he. Of course, Rodney King is
> hardly an example of a law abiding citizen protecting himself... The
> problem with relying on wearable computers to protect yourself against
> thugs or legal thugs (cops) is that the new emp and taser devices are
> pretty effective at wiping your system out. Steel, titanium, and lead
> are not nearly as vulnerable....
> Mike

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