[Cyborg] Cyborg/fyborg tails!

Rachel McConnell rachel at xtreme.com
Tue Oct 26 20:55:54 PDT 2010


Thanks for this info Sarah!  It was awesome to meet you the other day,
let's meet up again when you're here next month (if you come).

I can come to a meeting on either the 7th or the 21st; but I live here.

Rachel

Sarah Nordstrom wrote:
> Remote cyborg here too, my native lab is HackLab.TO, but I was in SF for
> the weekend so came by Noisebridge.  If I'm back next month it'll be the
> 13th, doh!  It's not my design/work that I posted by the way (I still need
> to document/write mine up), that's someone else's work I was talking with
> Rachel about, and said I'd mail out a link to. :)
> Yeah, I'd say electronic eyelashes (?!) count, as do wings.  Wings are
> really cool too!
> 
>  - Sarah
> 
> On Mon, October 25, 2010 10:38, Adam Skory wrote:
>> 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,
>>>
>>>
>>> Â 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?
>>>
>>>
>>> Â To the local Bay Area cyborgs, who's free Nov. 7 or Nov. 21? (I'm at
>>> a conference Nov. 14.) Â 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. =)
>>>
>>>
>>> Â To the remote cyborgs, book your plane tickets and visit! ;) Also,
>>> what makes the EMG sensor you speak of specific for furry-tech, Mikolaj?
>>>
>>>
>>> Â Sarah, does wanting to add electronic eyelashes or wings count in the
>>>  adding-limbs-that-humans-don't-normally-have genre?
>>>
>>> Smiles,
>>> Â Chung-Hay
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> I have some EMG stuff queued up to work on too. I met a gentleman at
>>>> PS:1
>>>> afew 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.
>>>>> Â 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?)
>>>>>
>>>>> Â - Sarah
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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