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Peddy
07-15-2005, 05:04 AM
" A Japanese company has discovered that the best cables may be your arms and legs."

<< Link >> (http://www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,15933077-13762,00.html)

my thoughts:
1. hacking becomes even more invasive than it already is
2. being able to power (small) electronic devices using our own bodies
3. chip implant? hrm...

YnX
07-15-2005, 05:45 AM
Ok, am I the only one who thinks this is a bit creepy.
So basically were gonne hang around and shock each other with databeams in the future...:

**bzzzzzt**
"Ouch... hell man, what did you do that for???"
"Chill down, you just got my unimaginable porn collection!"
"Ow... ok... far out... touch me again"
"With pleasure"

Actually, to be honest, if it works, why not, radical new ways in technology are possible breakthroughs.

dotTom
07-15-2005, 05:55 AM
Hmm, this isn't new, I seem to recall New Scientist a year or so ago covering some work done by MIT on the concept of a PAN (Personal Area Network) that used the electrical conductivity of the body as a network backbone (sic). One of the ideas being thrown around back then was that business folks could exchange business cards (contact details etc) just by shaking hands.

Projectkmo
07-15-2005, 08:35 AM
I can see it now....

the year is 2030...and data, files, music etc is easily handed off by a mear hand shake, or a touch on the arm...

the NEW STD of the future....you'll get an Electronic "Virus" or "Worm" from shaking an Un-Secure Hand...LOL.....

its funny...but if this technology gos live, as Im sure it will in the future....its just one more place for people to spead Virus's adn Worms etc...


Lol...what doctor will you go to see for that? the "Free" Computer Clinic?

Geta-Ve
07-15-2005, 09:03 AM
This is so cool.. yet so dangerous.. just like all new technology :p

soo soo many jokes I could make.. :D

Solothores
07-15-2005, 09:15 AM
long-term side effects?

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