Re: Tech news: Japanese love detectors!

Damien Broderick (
Sat, 16 May 1998 14:41:42 +0000

At 11:02 AM 5/15/98 -0700, Max wrote:

>A love detector that bleeps when the chance of romance comes near has taken
>the Japanese market by storm

Another success for sf extrapolation! Brian W. Aldiss described just such
a device in his ammusing 1961 novel THE PRIMAL URGE - except that in that
case it was wired to your forehead, and monitored circulating hormones,
surely the next step for Japanese with the yen.

Damien Broderick