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Researchers Create Computer That Fits On a Pen Tip

robokev Glad they integrated solar cell. (110 comments)

Glad they integrated solar cell. That way after it's implanted in your eye you can always recharge it by staring at the sun.

more than 3 years ago

Can Imaging Technologies Save Us From Terrorists?

robokev it Depends (480 comments)

Wouldn't a potential bomber be able to smuggle explosive material in a Depends undergarment? From what I've seen of the pictures online, the explosive material might have shown up on a full body scan because the guy was wearing briefs, but it would have been totally missed inside an adult diaper. Considering all the extra security measures imposed (like staying in your seat for last hour of flight), a terrorist could even argue that the Depends undergarment was a preventive measure.

more than 4 years ago

Location-Based Search Was Patented In 1999

robokev Prior art in literature (253 comments)

"And the ads. That was what really did it. He could have stood everything else -- but the ads, the whole long way from Ganymede to Earth... He was getting near Terra; the barrage was increasing... [time passes] Thank God, he was past it. The ad dimmed and receded behind, as his fast-moving ship hurtled forward." -- from Sales Pitch by Philip K. Dick, first published 1954

more than 7 years ago


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