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Man Demonstrates His New Bionic Hand

Soulskill posted more than 3 years ago | from the not-named-luke dept.

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digitaldc writes with this excerpt from the BBC: "Last year, Patrick, a 24-year-old Austrian, decided to have his dysfunctional hand amputated and replaced with a bionic hand. He lost the use of his left hand after being electrocuted at work. Here he demonstrates the extra movement his new bionic hand has given him, opening a bottle and tying his shoelaces, and tests a prototype hand which will give him additional wrist movement."

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The Empire Strikes Back IRL (1)

digitaldc (879047) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168388)

Score +1 for George Lucas' foresight, further proof that 'The Empire Strikes Back' is the best move of all time...OF ALL TIME! ;)

Re:The Empire Strikes Back IRL (2)

PPH (736903) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168458)

Six Million Dollar Man.

Now get off my lawn!

Re:The Empire Strikes Back IRL (1)

Kamiza Ikioi (893310) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168644)

George Washington.

Now get off my Tobacco field!

Re:The Empire Strikes Back IRL (1)

digitaldc (879047) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168700)

Who do you think you are? The President of the Constitutional Convention???

Re:The Empire Strikes Back IRL (1)

geekoid (135745) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168904)

That would be an invisible hand, you insensitive clod!

Bad deal (1)

droidsURlooking4 (1543007) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169236)

Steve Austin really had the show stolen from him when Luke Skywalker showed up.

Re:The Empire Strikes Back IRL (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36168582)

You know the Big L was least involved with EpV of all the episodes, right?

(not sure if the hand was his idea or not, however)

Re:The Empire Strikes Back IRL (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36168906)

maybe that's why it was good...

Re:The Empire Strikes Back IRL (1)

doti (966971) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169108)

What does the Big Lebowski has to do with it?

Re:The Empire Strikes Back IRL (1)

wickedskaman (1105337) | more than 3 years ago | (#36171424)

I thought he was talking about tall lesbians *shrug*

Re:The Empire Strikes Back IRL (1)

Altesse (698587) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168684)

Hmmm... I beg to differ [wikipedia.org] .

Re:The Empire Strikes Back IRL (1)

elrous0 (869638) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169318)

Lucas neither wrote nor directed Empire. The credit belongs to the guys who did (you know, the guys who didn't spend the entire shoot arguing with Kenner for more money).

Re:The Empire Strikes Back IRL (1)

rolfwind (528248) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169548)

I credit the people who actually work on this, not just the guy who dreams some similiar concept up. Genius - 1% inspiration, 99% perspiration.

Hell, as futurists go, Lucas isn't even in the top 100.

Re:The Empire Strikes Back IRL (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36169764)

Did he get a bionic dick to go with it? Or will he end up with crushed testicles?

Re:The Empire Strikes Back IRL (1)

NessusThePuppeteer (223551) | more than 3 years ago | (#36173310)

Agreed. There is no movie I have owned & viewed in more (legal) formats than any other. The only other movies that are even close are "Contact" and "The Matrix" (wait - there was "Raiders of the Lost Ark", "Wrath of Kahn", "Aliens", "Terminator 2" ... ahhh, the classics).

Zombie prosthetics? (1, Informative)

Dr. Gamera (1548195) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168394)

"Electrocute" means "kill by electricity".

Re:Zombie prosthetics? (2)

vlm (69642) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168482)

"Electrocute" means "kill by electricity".

Not seeing a problem, sounds like it killed the nerves pretty effectively. Not sure why gangrene didn't set in on the other tissues resulting in immediate amputation, maybe it did, and all but the nerve tissue (obviously) recovered?

Re:Zombie prosthetics? (1)

i kan reed (749298) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168656)

You're misunderstanding. Electro cution is willful execution by electicity. Things dying is only one of the requisite parts of the definition.

Re:Zombie prosthetics? (2)

GrumpySteen (1250194) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168724)

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrocute [merriam-webster.com]

Willful execution by electricity is only one of two valid definitions.

Re:Zombie prosthetics? (1)

smelch (1988698) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169512)

Also I think it very funny that electrocute rhymes with forbidden fruit.

Re:Zombie prosthetics? (1)

Ferzerp (83619) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168650)

Language changes over time. In fact, the OED agrees with the more modern definiton. Dictionaries cannot agree if it can mean to injure even.

Since the OED is a paid site, here is another one referencing the OED defintion.

http://www.wordreference.com/definition/electrocute [wordreference.com]

Re:Zombie prosthetics? (1)

DanTheStone (1212500) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168674)

Even worse, from the second sentence of TFA #1:

"The patient, called "Milo", aged 26, lost the use of his right hand in a motorcycle accident a decade ago."

The patients in the 2 linked articles are different people.

Re:Zombie prosthetics? (1)

DanTheStone (1212500) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168720)

Wait, sorry, it's more confusing. The first linked BBC article has 2 stories in 1 article, and this guy was the second story. Is that sort of thing common?

Re:Zombie prosthetics? (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36170324)

Yeah, it's fairly common on the BBC - it's called giving depth to a story/article.

The article is about bionic hands, it gives two examples in the form of 2 different patients - separates them with a sub-header and offers a video for each. What's the confusing part?

Re:Zombie prosthetics? (1)

Bill_the_Engineer (772575) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168676)

Actually "Electrocute" means to injure or kill by electricity. -- New Oxford American Dictionary

Re:Zombie prosthetics? (1)

gatkinso (15975) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169928)

I thought it meant Carmen Electra.

That's not what "electrocuted" means... (0)

chispito (1870390) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168402)

I think you mean "shocked."

Re:That's not what "electrocuted" means... (1)

tepples (727027) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168670)

Then what's the correct term for an electric shock that causes permanent but nonlethal damage to living tissue?

Re:That's not what "electrocuted" means... (3, Funny)

BradleyUffner (103496) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168768)

Then what's the correct term for an electric shock that causes permanent but nonlethal damage to living tissue?

Shocked really fucking badly.

Re:That's not what "electrocuted" means... (0)

chispito (1870390) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168806)

Then what's the correct term for an electric shock that causes permanent but nonlethal damage to living tissue?

Something other than "electrocute."

Re:That's not what "electrocuted" means... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36169440)

So when someone is sent to the electric chair, they send electricity through him to kill him, but he doesn't die, you're saying that they did not electrocute him, but rather they simply shocked him? I say (and Oxford Dictionary says as well) that they electrocuted him, but he didn't die. It's to injure or kill, not just to kill with electricity. Coursing tens of thousands of volts through someone is not a "shock" - it's electrocution whether the person dies or not.

Re:That's not what "electrocuted" means... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36168908)

A burn. Because that's what it is. Stop splitting hairs. It's a resistance burn.

Re:That's not what "electrocuted" means... (1)

geekoid (135745) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168924)

Electrocute. at least according to the noobs at oxford.

Re:That's not what "electrocuted" means... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36169058)

Then what's the correct term for an electric shock that causes permanent but nonlethal damage to living tissue?

Relieved?

Re:That's not what "electrocuted" means... (1)

Bill_the_Engineer (772575) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168714)

As mentioned above:

The New Oxford American Dictionary defined "electrocute" as "to injure or kill by electricity."

Re:That's not what "electrocuted" means... (1)

DriedClexler (814907) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169460)

This issue had come up before, and I was surprised that "electrocute" is supposed to mean killed by electricity, supposedly as a combination (sorry, sorry, sorry, I'm so fucking sorry, I mean portmanteau, how dare I use a perfectly functional English word when we have a French one) of "electric" and "execute" (even though it was being used in cases where victims weren't being executed, but whatever).

That had surprised me because I had always seen it used to mean any electric shock. Which would seem to give a common usage defense.

Re:That's not what "electrocuted" means... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36169738)

The Oxford and Collins dictionaries disagree. "Electrocuted" is valid in this sense, especially since TFA is from the BBC which is NOT American English (that and even the New Oxford American Dictionary says it's ok).

Re:That's not what "electrocuted" means... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36172534)

You're right - electrocution is fatal; shocked or "electrical burn" covers non-lethal encounters with electricity. I was looking for a description of his resurrection when I saw the term "electrocuted"...

Most definitions follow this standard, a few include non-lethal injuries, but historically electrocution=dead.

Cybernetics is getting out of hand (2, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36168404)

While I applaud the medical benefits of this research, I worry about the implications. If this becomes cost effective, insurance will strong arm people into replacement surgery instead of giving them a helping hand.

Re:Cybernetics is getting out of hand (3, Funny)

Noughmad (1044096) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168460)

If this becomes cost effective, insurance will strong arm people into replacement surgery instead of giving them a helping hand.

You mean that they will still give you a helping hand, only literally instead of figuratively?

Re:Cybernetics is getting out of hand (2, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36168964)

Actually, most insurance will only give you the finger.

Re:Cybernetics is getting out of hand (1)

laejoh (648921) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169320)

Be careful, very careful: http://xkcd.com/725/ [xkcd.com] !

Re:Cybernetics is getting out of hand (1)

DrgnDancer (137700) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168762)

I'm obviously missing something, but to me it seems like a better solution for these two might be some sort of prosthetic assistance to the natural hand rather than a full amputation? Some sort of robotic "glove" that was wired into the nerves that will be used for the artificial hand, but fit over the dead natural hand might have allowed for them to keep the keep the limb, avoid possible side affects like phantom limb pain, and potentially regain natural use in later life when some hitherto unforeseen advance in nerve regeneration might occur. These advances in bionics are amazing and awesome for people who have had to have amputations, but it seems like they could come up with a less invasive means to help guys like this.

Perhaps someone more knowledgeable can comment on why it was done this way?

Re:Cybernetics is getting out of hand (1)

RoverDaddy (869116) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169498)

One of the patients did test a 'hybrid hand' for a while and then opted for the amputation. In the picture it looks like a whole separate hand sitting just below his non-functioning biological hand. I suspect the answer to your question is that within the limits of today's technology, a prosthetic placed -around- the immobile hand would look and work nothing like a real hand. Think of the exoskeletions in Aliens for instance. Would it make sense to keep the immobile hand if it meant walking around with something the size of a basketball at the end of your arm - and it didn't work as well?

Re:Cybernetics is getting out of hand (1)

StickANeedleInMyEye (1253490) | more than 3 years ago | (#36172794)

you've made a huge leap across the 'make-sense' barrier by removing your hand completely just because of it's size and limited function. it's quite possible you'd want that back sometime soon.

True test of the project's success... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36169164)

is when it has sufficient dexterity that he can masturbate with it. (Sorry, but it had to be said...)

Re:True test of the project's success... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36169398)

Well, I'm pretty sure that you can masturbate your prosthetic penis with just about anything.

Re:True test of the project's success... (1)

Labcoat Samurai (1517479) | more than 3 years ago | (#36170978)

Just get a fleshlight attachment. Easy.

Re:Cybernetics is getting out of hand (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36169272)

While I applaud the medical benefits of this research, I worry about the implications. If this becomes cost effective, government healthcare will strong arm people into replacement surgery instead of giving them a helping hand.

Fixed that for you.

Re:Cybernetics is getting out of hand (1)

gatkinso (15975) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169914)

>> Cybernetics is getting out of hand

Dat's a gude vun!

Re:Cybernetics is getting out of hand (1)

SnarfQuest (469614) | more than 3 years ago | (#36170448)

With Obamacare in effect, they will probably recommend aspirin instead of any kind of hand. Use the cheapest solution so that government funds will be available where they are most wanted, like buying pictures of Jesus statues in bottles of urine.

Experimental BoM (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36168408)

tests a prototype hand which will give him additional wrist movement

On order: laptop with fast internet connection and a box of tissues.

Who? (2)

barrtender (1930830) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168430)

The summary (and later in the article):

He lost the use of his left hand after being electrocuted at work.

The article:

The patient, a Serbian national who has lived in Austria since childhood, suffered injuries to a leg and shoulder when he skidded off his motorcycle and smashed into a lamppost in 2001 while on holiday in Serbia.

Milo used a hybrid hand before deciding on the operation
While the leg healed, what is called a "brachial plexus" injury to his right shoulder left his right arm paralysed. Nerve tissue transplanted from his leg by Professor Aszmann restored movement to his arm but not to his hand.

I don't get it. Are they talking about two different people in the same article? They seem to be referencing the same person, but for some reason writing two articles on the same page about it.

I'm confused, I think.

Re:Who? (3, Informative)

barrtender (1930830) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168472)

Oh, it is two different people. I need to read closer.

A is 24, B is 26. A left hand, B is right hand. A was electrocuted, B was in an accident.

This article was kind of confusingly laid out, but I understand now. Go ahead and mark this thread down for "inability to read".

Re:Who? (1)

Kjella (173770) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168602)

It takes two to communicate, you didn't do half as bad trying to read it as the guy who wrote it. Except for the long words you'd almost think a grade school kid wrote it.

Re:Who? (1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36168556)

There are two separate articles. The summary isn't very good.

Oh.. his old hand didn't work. (0)

Kenja (541830) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168512)

Am I the only one who finds that kind of disappointing? Had he chopped off a perfectly good hand in favor of bionics he would have been king of the geeks for at least a day.

Re:Oh.. his old hand didn't work. (1)

Ruke (857276) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168592)

To be fair, the prosthetic is kind of crap compared to a normally functioning human hand. Give it twenty years, though, and I'm sure there'll be quite a market for utility limbs.

Re:Oh.. his old hand didn't work. (1)

Medevilae (1456015) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168672)

Did you watch the video? It's pretty damn impressive. Albeit, he might not be able to type or knit or something else involving complex motor movement. It has a "coooool" factor to it for sure.

Re:Oh.. his old hand didn't work. (1)

Deus.1.01 (946808) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168946)

If it can't fold Origami cranes, i don't want one ;,(

*sorry for uber lame reference but Ghost in the Shell(SAC) is a bit relevant, no?*

Re:Oh.. his old hand didn't work. (2)

Sir_Lewk (967686) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168882)

To be fair, the prosthetic is kind of crap compared to a normally functioning human hand.

That that sentence is worth saying at all really just says how far we've come.

Re:Oh.. his old hand didn't work. (2)

necro81 (917438) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168730)

he would have been king of the geeks for at least a day

No. He would have been a complete dumbass and suitably derided as such. Presently, upper limb prostheses can be replacements for lost or damaged limbs; they are not upgrades. Amputees can do quite well with their prostheses, and there are continual improvements coming along. But no one would claim that there's a prosthesis out there that matches, let alone exceeds, the human hand in more than one or two of a few dozen measures.

Re:Oh.. his old hand didn't work. (1)

Chris Mattern (191822) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168898)

You'd have trouble finding a doctor to agree to that. The ones that would agree to it wouldn't be ones I'd trust to take a knife to me.

Re:Oh.. his old hand didn't work. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36169418)

Am I the only one who finds that kind of disappointing? Had he chopped off a perfectly good hand in favor of bionics he would have been king of the geeks for at least a day.

If you chop off a hand you replace it with a chain saw. Otherwise he would be king of two things jack and shit. And jack just left town.

Re:Oh.. his old hand didn't work. (1)

Deus.1.01 (946808) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169536)

Its more about how we cyberpunk fans finds this awsome, and then feeling a bit guilty when we remember that this guy would probably rather have his old hand back.

Article didn't mention cost (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36168554)

My guess is six million dollars.

Austrian? Bionic Hand? (1)

amliebsch (724858) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168574)

Herr Doktor Merwerdichliebe, is that you!?!

My first thought (1)

Flyerman (1728812) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168652)

What kind of WPM can he get with that thing?

Sure, first it's a bionic hand (1)

geekoid (135745) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168654)

but the next thing you know, he'll be fighting off fembots with bigfoot.

Seems like they made him better than he was before (4, Interesting)

wren337 (182018) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168666)

Better, Stronger - Faster

Re:Seems like they made him better than he was bef (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36170252)

More limber at least. Can you imagine freaking people out at a restaurant by making your hand spin?

Go go gadget vomit inducer!

Re:Seems like they made him better than he was bef (1)

jez9999 (618189) | more than 3 years ago | (#36171090)

Harder.

Re:Seems like they made him better than he was bef (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36172630)

The guy is actually pretty fit too... I guess he is now the perfect boyfriend for any geek deep into science fiction.

Deus Ex? (1)

Syberz (1170343) | more than 3 years ago | (#36168872)

Not quite as awesome as the augmentations in the latest Deus Ex installment, but we're getting pretty damn close.

Re:Deus Ex? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36169384)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkHvs1OrBLU& [youtube.com]

Latest advertisement for the next Deus Ex - I figured it was worth mentioning.

Man Demonstrates His New Bionic Hand... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36169238)

By crushing the esophagus of the doctor that gave it to him and laughing maniacally.

Yes, but... (1)

Nighttime (231023) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169268)

Can he use his new robotic hand to deploy and build mini-sentries?

How long until a bionic head reaches surface? (1)

itranspire (1852960) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169282)

Bionic hand - that is OK and could do many people a lot of good, but how long do we have until a bionic head gets installed? And what would s bionic head mean? For me - abandon ship, abandon ship...

Re:How long until a bionic head reaches surface? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36169502)

... of Vecna?

Screwdriver king (1)

adenied (120700) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169296)

Wow this guy would be the king of using screwdrivers. Lucky bastard.

Not untrue :) (1)

hurfy (735314) | more than 3 years ago | (#36173052)

If one was the mechanical or handyman type it could have the screwdriver/nutdriver version :) Instead of flex and open/close it would do left/right and magnetize/demagnetize. Give em time and the hand should be removable while the sensors stay put making it easy. Even simpler: add an attachement for the middle finger :O

I probably should not suggest the impact wrench option around you folks tho ;p

AoD (1)

kehren77 (814078) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169298)

Name's Ash. Housewares.

Obligatory (3, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36169314)

Practice on a hotdog first.

Re:Obligatory American Pie Reference (1)

rubycodez (864176) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169388)

that's one of the great things to slashdotters about getting fitted with one of these, it'll be let getting a handjob *from someone else*. A living hand you have to make numb first!

Why only for amputees? (1)

cripkd (709136) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169564)

I have had a thought in the back of my head ever since I had started hearing about these prostetic arms.
How long before someone will use it as a third upper limb? The brain should(?) be able to integrate this after some training.
You could attach it above the waist or somehow above your shoulder.
Imagine typing with 2 hands and speaking on the phone or puring your self a glass of water :)
Yes, I'd try one :)
If I'm thinking of this, I can't be the only one. Should be easier to try than implanting a web cam in the back of your head.

Re:Why only for amputees? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36169718)

I could shave my own back!

His hand is "robotic". He is "bionic". (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36169812)

His hand is "robotic". He is "bionic".

Re:His hand is "robotic". He is "bionic". (1)

spire3661 (1038968) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169930)

Where does Bionic end and Cyborg begin?

Re:His hand is "robotic". He is "bionic". (1)

yincrash (854885) | more than 3 years ago | (#36170000)

According to m-w, both he and his hand are bionic.

Definition of BIONIC 1 : of or relating to bionics 2 a : having normal biological capability or performance enhanced by or as if by electronic or electromechanical devices b : comprising or made up of artificial body parts that enhance or substitute for a natural biological capability "a bionic heart"

just thinking (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36169862)

It must feel amazing to all of a sudden have the ability to move and act back.

But did he crush anythingf? (1)

jd.schmidt (919212) | more than 3 years ago | (#36169870)

I am happy for him and wish he could have had his own hand fully working. But as a minimun shouldn't you get the ability to crush metal in your bare hand as a side benefit. And I don't mean a coke can.

And this latest news... (1)

Romberg (1041416) | more than 3 years ago | (#36170008)

Some days later, he was treated for massive friction burns on his dick. "It was great until I started smelling smoke," he said.

Re:And this latest news... (1)

Labcoat Samurai (1517479) | more than 3 years ago | (#36171512)

Yeah, or until it started doing that spinning wrist thing without loosening its grip first....

Interesting, pragmatic response to objections (1)

Lemming Mark (849014) | more than 3 years ago | (#36170702)

From a section of the text article (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13273348) addressing "Milo", the latest recipient of this type of operation (not the guy shown in the video article):
"But Professor Aszmann has faced opposition in some quarters, with senior colleagues even requesting he cancel this latest operation - requests the professor promptly rejected."

The Professor's reason for continuing seemed interesting for me - "Milorad is now 26 years old and he wants to go on with his life. To biologically reconstruct a hand for him would be a never-ending story and in the end he would still have a non-functional hand."

So, they could maybe have tried to fix his real hand but that would have resulted in a lower quality of life due to the process taking longer and having less certain results. The bionic replacement just speeds up the process of getting some functionality back vs trying to fix what's already there.

Theme song (1)

Terrasque (796014) | more than 3 years ago | (#36171452)

I think I just found his theme song [dropbox.com] :)

(Info: Romeo Knight [romeoknight.net] 's remix of Bionic Commando [wikipedia.org] stage 1 music)

I can't wait!! Poland's Syndrome. (1)

killfixx (148785) | more than 3 years ago | (#36171518)

I live with Poland's Syndrome [wikipedia.org] and (even though I love life and would hate to have something harder to deal with) I would love to be able to replace my non-functioning side with this.

Yes, I have a hand and arm, but I can't wait till the day when I can use it like everyone else.

I just hope they have all the connecting bits strong enough. Not having full use of that side of my body for so many years has to be compensated for in order to account for the extra strain.

I imagine that Austrian guy must be ecstatic to be able to open a bottle or tie his shoes again.

Cheers! I wish him only the best!

Theology? (1)

Labcoat Samurai (1517479) | more than 3 years ago | (#36171542)

FTFA:

Before the first operation, the professor held a symposium to discuss the procedure, to which senior surgeons and a theologian were invited.

A theologian? What?

Re:Theology? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36172118)

He was an android theologian. In the future androids find it laughable that they're descended from monkeys, and so he's gathering evidence regarding their evolutionary biology.

A perfect article for Slash... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 3 years ago | (#36171948)

Now we have a method for high tech fapping!

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"ecode" can be used for code snippets, for example:

<ecode>    while(1) { do_something(); } </ecode>