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First human infected with computer virus - good read


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BBC News - First human 'infected with computer virus'

This is a great article about how we must prepare for the dangers of advancing technology in medicine.
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I just thought that those people reading may want to read the flip side to this article:

Human computer virus experiment ridiculed as bad science
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Yes and no... The microchip inside of him was infected, but it proves a point that you have to be careful with networked medical devices.
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Shame they never planted it inside his head!
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fear, always fear
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Sounds like the makings of a solution to the border problem... hehehe...

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lol XJ, you and your crazy right wing ideas.
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LOL... for the record... I'm completely against Federal government sponsored tracking of any it's citizens of any kind. Google tracks us enough already.

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Haha, true. I'm also against a giant border wall... You want less violence from drug cartels leaking into El Paso? Legalize pot. Not only can you then tax it and pay off a big chunk of our national debt, but you won't have to waste resources fighting drug cartels, and you can also have our own legitimate farmers growing things, make more jobs, and lower demand! Of course, you'd still have the coke and heroin traffic, but that won't go away ever. It's a good product, people will keep buying, legal or not lol.
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See this is why you don't go to porn sites... in your mind.
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Haha, yea, don't download those "video codecs" just to see that hot 18 year old in your brain. Bad idea.
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Well, preventing yourself from infection is pretty simple. :rolleyes:
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It's true. Run OS X on your microchip.
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how much longer until skynet becomes self aware?

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It already is... =-O
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