[Cyborg] safe graduated pain administration ?

Christie Dudley longobord at gmail.com
Fri Oct 1 00:29:53 PDT 2010


I vaguely remember reading some references to the amount of current
you need to be concerned about.  IIRC, it was something on the order
of 200mA for DC (which thanks to skin effect is lower than AC).

It seems to me that since it's electricity that fires up the nerves,
that'd be the most efficient pain generation means.  The alternative
would be to trigger specific effects: sharpness, pressure, heat,
etc...  What'd be cool is to be able to directly stimulate those
nerves without actually causing the effect.

Christie
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On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 8:36 AM,  <travis+ml-cyborg at subspacefield.org> wrote:
> It's the volts that jolts, but the mills that kills.
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> (mills = milli-amperes)
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