[Cyborg] Cyborg/fyborg tails!

Adam Skory askory at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 07:38:48 PDT 2010


Remote cyborg here, coincidentally got a flight landing in SFO at 1pm
on Nov 21. So, um that afternoon could work pretty well for me.

-Skory

On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 2:30 AM,  <ch_luk at berkeley.edu> wrote:
> Hi Sarah,
>
>  Your work is really neat! Would you be willing to show us some of it at
> a future cyborg meeting, perhaps next month? We hold monthly-ish
> meetings Sunday afternoons starting at 4 pm in the Noisebridge space
> (2169 Mission St). Might Nov. 7 or 21 work for you?
>
>  To the local Bay Area cyborgs, who's free Nov. 7 or Nov. 21? (I'm at a
> conference Nov. 14.)  It'd be great to have everyone show-and-tell their
> current work. Automated zebrafish heartbeat sensing, Todd? Eric and I
> should have a complete pulse choker prototype for you to try on by then.
> =)
>
>  To the remote cyborgs, book your plane tickets and visit! ;) Also, what
> makes the EMG sensor you speak of specific for furry-tech, Mikolaj?
>
>  Sarah, does wanting to add electronic eyelashes or wings count in the
> adding-limbs-that-humans-don't-normally-have genre?
>
> Smiles,
>  Chung-Hay
>
>
>> I have some EMG stuff queued up to work on too. I met a gentleman at PS:1
>> a
>> few months ago and we got each other enthusiastic enough that he has
>> prototyped up some EMG sensors specifically for furry-tech applications (I
>> was going to start with articulated pointy ears, but tails were definitely
>> on the wistfully desired list :). I'll be funding an initial run of
>> sensors
>> (probably no more than a dozen or so) when I get back to NYC; would be
>> happy
>> to send some to Noisebridge for experimentation if they'd be of interest.
>>
>> m.
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 9:11 AM, Sarah Nordstrom
>> <sarahemm at sarahemm.net>wrote:
>>
>>> I was talking to Rachel (apologies if I've misspelled your name) at
>>> Noisebridge a couple days back, and we got talking about tails.  I
>>> started
>>> working on a tail with gyros and accelerometers in it a couple years
>>> back,
>>> to assist with balance (my inner ears don't work properly), and have
>>> been
>>> inspired to start working on that again! :) I said I'd post the links I
>>> was talking about, so here they are:
>>> The howto pages I talked about are at
>>> http://www.wolftronix.com/howto.htm
>>> and the bionic tail (using EMG data to control a tail) project is at
>>> http://www.wolftronix.com/biotail/biotail.htm.
>>>
>>> Anyone else interested in tails or other types of
>>> adding-limbs-that-humans-don't-normally-have? (or even limbs humans *do*
>>> normally have?)
>>>
>>>  - Sarah
>>>
>>>
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