[Cyborg] the new tattoo that computes! (fwd)

Eric Boyd mrericboyd at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 19 10:51:01 PDT 2011


Yeah, this made news all over, I think it's pretty neat.

http://www.deltaself.com/2011/08/the-future-of-biometric-tracking-circuit-tattoos/
http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/38296/?p1=A3
http://arstechnica.com/science/news/2011/08/temporary-tattoo-electronics-flexible-ultrathin-measurement-devices.ars
http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2011/08/circuits-that-stick-to-the-skin-like-temporary-tattoos.html

Eric


On 8/18/11 4:48 AM, fenn lipkowitz wrote:
> surprised this hasn't made it onto the cyborg list yet.
> pop science article: http://io9.com/5830071/
> original paper: http://fennetic.net/irc/dermal_circuitry.pdf
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2011 17:11:10
> From: Tamara Knutsen <knutsen at gmail.com>
> Reply-To: thephage at googlegroups.com
> To: thephage at googlegroups.com
> Cc: Science List <science at lists.false-profit.com>
> Subject: Re: [PhageSocial] Re: the new tattoo that computes!
>
> any awesome new tech always has powerful potential for abuse.  
> whatevs.  i am scheming up possibilities...and i want to
> build my own electronic tattoo printer.  this may be my first 
> kickstarter project...more soon.
>
> x's...
> t.
>
> On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 10:36 AM, Jean Rintoul 
> <jean.rintoul at gmail.com> wrote:
>       This is so awesome, if they an actually make it resilient enough 
> to last.
> One of the main problems with biometric tracking is the form factor, 
> and this certainly does away with that
> problem. The privacy issues are far bigger than facebook however, once 
> our muscles are being activated and heart
> rate continuously measured, and RF scavenging power harvested to keep 
> it running indefinitely. What if it auto
> tweets?
>
> Jean
>
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 7:34 AM, Tamara Knutsen <knutsen at gmail.com> 
> wrote:
> http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/2011/08/11/thin-flexible-circuit-sticks-to-skin-like-a-temporary-tattoo/ 
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 7:33 AM, Tamara Knutsen <knutsen at gmail.com> 
> wrote:
>       electrical circuits you print right on your skin.
>       http://io9.com/5830071/
>       hello future tattoos...between you and fluorescing 
> nanoparticles...how will one decide!
>
>
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