Re: Chip That Would Restore Sight Implanted in People

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Sat Jul 08 2000 - 12:34:33 MDT

>In a message dated 6/30/00 7:44:14 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
> Illinois scientists on Friday said they have successfully implanted
> microchips beneath human retinas for the first time, a procedure that
> promise for millions of people with failing eyesight... >>
>Howsomever....I have higher hopes than is mentioned in the article. I not
>only want my vison restored to it's former greatness...I want it improved.
>Super-man/ 6million dollar man (that's enough to buy lunch after taxes)
>sight.....higher and lower freq. Custom Preprocessing
>all dopplered "incoming" to red for instant recognition....receding to
>blue>....and various other things I haven't thought of yet....

I feel ya EvMick. I'm thinking I'd really like to be able to see the entire
EM spectrum. But it would probably have to come with an on/off switch or
radio dial-like selector. Seems like if you saw the entire spectrum *at the
same time*, it would be pretty difficult to differentiate anything. Perhaps
everything would look bright white?


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