[Cyborg] DIY implanter (meredith scheff)
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Mon Jan 3 01:49:39 UTC 2011
I am now highly curious as to why Cosmetic Surgeons aren't interested in
this field. There's obviously interest, because I never even thought of the
idea until reading Wired's article. There's obviously things surgeons can
do that tattoo parlors can't. And there's no obvious reason why slipping
silicone into a boob is somehow acceptable while slipping magnets into a
fingertip is weird. Plus there's all kinds of research opportunities, and a
chance for me to respect them.
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> From: meredith scheff <satiredun at gmail.com>
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> 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
> 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 :-)
> > http://sapiensanonym.blogspot.com/search/label/northpaw
> > Eric
> > On 1/1/11 2:00 AM, Rachel McConnell wrote:
> > > This woman is hard-core!
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Also, she's making an implantable North Paw for herself! I'm impressed
> > > and scared in about equal amounts.
> > >
> > > Rachel
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