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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

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       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
  

       Seconded.
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
  

       Telepathy?
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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