identification tech at nuke facilities

Spike Jones (
Mon, 09 Aug 1999 19:43:22 -0700

> wrote: It's one thing to crush a beer can to prove machismo, another to crush a car.

Jim, I crushed a car once, but it didnt make me feel a bit macho. {8-[

> I'd imagine it'd be hysterical to pose as a respected nuclear scientist in order to get into a safely guarded nuclear facility, just to see if I could do it.

You cant, take my word for it. They have some really wicked cool systems in place to identify people, with the retinal scanners, digital impedance metrics, etc. A hotshot scientist's identical twin brother could not fool that system. Even Bond James Bond would find it daunting.

> But more and more, I'm starting to believe that widespread access to hardware enhancement will merely retard the emergence of true posthumans.

Huh? Enhanced humans would *be* true posthumans. No? spike