[Cyborg] DIY implanter
fennfoot at gmail.com
Sun Jan 2 20:46:18 UTC 2011
lepht is a moron and masochist. if you saw the "surgery" video, it's
highly unlikely you'd try to repeat the experience. sugru and hot glue
under your skin? come on..
On Sun, 2 Jan 2011, meredith scheff wrote:
> I agree, good anesthetic IS hard to come by, though autoclaves aren't. Sterilizing with vodka is dumb, it still has
> remnant sugars. Rubbing alchohol is cheaper, too. I like what she's doing on principle but I'd hate if this becomes a
> fad in transhumanism.
> On Sat, Jan 1, 2011 at 7:34 AM, Eric Boyd <mrericboyd at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Apparently she just gave a talk at 27C3, which is no doubt where the
> Wired author met her. That talk will be available online at some point
> (they are hoping mid January), so I for one am keeping an eye out for
> it! Hopefully she will post some of it to her blog as well.
> Lepht was one of the first rush of customers for North Paw, back in the
> good old V1.0 days. It's awesome that she is still working towards
> implanting a version of it :-)
> On 1/1/11 2:00 AM, Rachel McConnell wrote:
> > This woman is hard-core!
> > http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/12/transcending-the-human-diy-style/
> > Also, she's making an implantable North Paw for herself! I'm impressed
> > and scared in about equal amounts.
> > Rachel
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