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Offline Eboreg

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Re: Cyantian Computer Tech
« Reply #15 on: March 07, 2013, 08:01:49 am »
I just didn't want the thread to drift in a completely random direction and turn into a flamewar and earn the wrath of the moderators. I can be pretty stubborn at times and did not want to show it about an unrelated topic in this thread. While you have made your point I wasn't completely sure that I would remain civil about and thus wanted to take it to a private area. That's why I said, "Don't get me started" when you first brought up your point. Still, let's keep the thread on topic.
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Re: Cyantian Computer Tech
« Reply #16 on: March 07, 2013, 10:27:44 am »
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Re: Cyantian Computer Tech
« Reply #17 on: March 07, 2013, 11:27:46 am »
Display ergonomics for wearable computing devices (goggles, glasses, ear pieces, etc.) go to hell in a scramjet-powered handbasket once you introduce multiple species with sometimes wildly varying head shapes.  It's a designer's nightmare, even when you add in laser scanning or its' equivalent and computer-aided designs.
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Re: Cyantian Computer Tech
« Reply #18 on: March 07, 2013, 12:26:46 pm »
I seem to remember Tiff saying somewhere (maybe in stream chat) that the more advanced implants, such as neuralinks, aren't actually electronics, but organic. They're not common outside of specialist skills like lift control - the procedure is costly, dangerous, and requires a period of "growing in".
So, I'd guess, AD technology is better in this regard. ;)

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« Reply #19 on: March 07, 2013, 03:40:07 pm »
Interesting information there, Tvorsk.  I can easily see why you would want to blur the line between biotech and nanotech (which would be quite blurred anyway, considering how things like that are supposed to work.
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Re: Cyantian Computer Tech
« Reply #20 on: March 07, 2013, 07:36:15 pm »
Turns out it was via email, and with a permission, here's the whole passage:

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Tracers are common among elites.  They're very small and non invasive.  They can be installed at any time.  Neural links for lifts and things are a different matter.  They actually become hardwired into the brain and are organic.  The earlier they are implanted, the better, but they are rare at the age of the cubs in Akaelae.  They have them because of their genetics and because they are prepared early, just in case and because they can handle it physically.