Re: Tech news: Japanese love detectors!

Yak Wax (
Sat, 16 May 1998 03:58:35 -0700 (PDT)

Damien Broderick wrote:
> 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.

Subtlety has never been one of sf's strong points.

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