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Real Headlights

Gratuitous bio-medical implant
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Based on my understanding of how (some) ancient Greeks understood how vision works. A light is implanted in each eyeball, allowing a beam to be transmitted in order to see in the dark. Not sure about how it’s powered, or the ramifications of the heat a light will probably generate, or how to turn it on / off. Someone else can figure out that stuff. I just think it would be cool to have beams of light come out of our eyes.
snarfyguy, Dec 16 2001


       Raytracer implant. Cool.
bristolz, Dec 16 2001

       Mentioned in Alfred Bester's 'Tiger Tiger' when Gully Foyle gets himself cyberised. He touches a contact on one of his back teeth with his tongue and the outer cells of his retina emit a soft light.   

       <aside>Is 'Tiger Tiger' the first book that mentions the replacing of someone's nervous system with an electronic alternative.</aside>
st3f, Dec 16 2001

neelandan, Dec 17 2001

       Why are so many vision-related ideas popping up on the day my wife is having cataract surgery?
angel, Dec 17 2001

neelandan, Dec 17 2001

       PeterSealy, I looked under a various alien squatting in my back yard, and I did not like what I saw.
beauxeault, Dec 17 2001

       P. Oak: I too would probably not be first in line for this.
snarfyguy, Dec 18 2001

       Two words: Fiber-optic eyelashes.
PotatoStew, Dec 18 2001


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