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jim
Posted: Monday, April 14, 2008 4:23:54 PM

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A couple years ago, six blind patients were given rudimentary vision with 16-pixel bionic eyes. See the article here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2007/feb/16/news.medicineandhealth

More recently, a 60-pixel version was developed.

And now, according to a recent article in the Boston Herald, there is this:



Forget curing blindness, this baby allows us to fool the retinal eye scan at the casinos!


Neo
Posted: Monday, April 28, 2008 1:22:59 PM
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Wow Jim, I was just about to start a thread in this section titled 'Signs of the Singularity' (catchy, eh?) and kick it off with this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=696dxY6BYBM

but now I'll post it here instead.

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stendec
Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2008 2:36:54 AM

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Neo wrote:
Wow Jim, I was just about to start a thread in this section titled 'Signs of the Singularity' (catchy, eh?) .


Hehe another example of these strange coincidences perhaps??


Neo
Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2008 4:50:51 PM
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stendec wrote:
Neo wrote:
Wow Jim, I was just about to start a thread in this section titled 'Signs of the Singularity' (catchy, eh?) .


Hehe another example of these strange coincidences perhaps??




I'd actually cut that video piece and was going to paste it in a new thread here ('Transhumanism & Singularities') until I saw a thread titled 'Bionic Vision' when I came to post Anxious .

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Neo
Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2008 12:11:11 PM
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Not bionic vision, but I thought I'd post it here:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20081007/sc_nm/us_blindness_gene

rapid progress is being made on the genetics front too.

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Neo
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