Re: Augmentation: Using Current Tech

Emmanuel Charpentier (
Tue, 29 Sep 1998 04:46:54 -0700 (PDT)

---Joe Jenkins <> wrote:
> My invention for near current tech augmentation go like this:
> vision blocking Video headset - (soon to be replaced with contact
> Stereo cameras on outside of headset
> eye focus sensing device - knows current position of focusing muscle
> electronic focusing system for cameras
> All I want to do, is do a Zoom, Zoom, Zoom ;)

Seems nice. But I won't use it unless I can easily switch between the actual feature of eye focus, and the enhanced feature of zooming :)

Is the brain so plastic?

For the moment, I would much more easily use glasses with a special vision set into a corner of it. Plus a mike set into one of my hears, and a mike in the top of my tie or shirt connected to a portable phone. We could then contact each other as well as contact our vocal computer. That gets us nearer to telepathy. (Note: the hackers and crackers of the system will just be telepaths with a bigger thelepatic ability .)


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