On the BarCamp LA list, Chuck Esterbrook wrote:
> Hi all,
> You are cordially invited to participate in the scientific conference
> "Understanding Aging: Biomedical and Bioengineering Approaches," which
> will be held from June 27-29, 2008 at UCLA. The conference includes a
> free symposium for the general public on June 27th focused on public
> policy implications of successfully postponing aging. The scientific
> conference, on June 28th and 29th, will be focused on the science and
> technology of aging and its postponement.
> Over 20 illustrious speakers are already confirmed. The provisional
> schedule for the conference and online registration are online.
> Full details at:
Thanks Chuck! He has promoted similar forums, such as the Life Extension Workshop here in Los Angeles.
Unlike weapons and sprays, the jacket can't be grabbed from a woman and used against her. And it's not as lethal as a gun.
When charged, the jacket crackles audibly. A pair of slits in the outer lining shows the electric arcs that course across the entire middle layer. It's an impressive display of the jacket's power.
Whiton said the "really evil crackling sound" makes him flinch involuntarily: The shocks he received testing the jacket conditioned him to associate the sound with pain.
Wearable Computer manufacturer, Xybernaut, has encouraged the kludge that is the patent office by patenting a:
While I'm not a lawyer, I do think this is a stupid patent since it discourages innovation, isn't revolutionary, and because of the pile of prior art, like nomadic radios, the gumstix computer, or wifi gps cow collars.