Blind soldier learns to 'see' with his tongue

Very cool how far and fast technology has gotten so far.

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+41 1. Smokey commented 12 years ago

This is amazeing. We need more nerds in this world. I LOVE TECHNOLOGY
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+12 2. Deathegg commented 12 years ago

This incredibly amazing.. How did they manage to think of something as stupid as deciphering your surroundings with little tingles on your tongue... pretty clever.. :P
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-20 3. yurtb commented 12 years ago

yeah but when will it be advanced enough for em to enjoy porn?
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-6 4. LordIuly commented 12 years ago

Useful technology and that guy deserves it because he lost his eyesight in Irak, fighting for his country, true patriot ... O:)

#3 Is that the only thing u think about? :O
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+11 5. RandurSource commented 12 years ago

Hard to use this device while eating.

I guess in future it could be implemented inside the tongue or something or directly on your spine
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-10 6. Voutelamberopipi commented 12 years ago

#4 no, guys also think about soft porn
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0 7. Fergus_Thedog commented 12 years ago

Now, truly, if it looks like shit it tastes like shit.
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-16 8. FatHorse commented 12 years ago

#4 , I don't know about #3 , but when I saw that sexy black dog, I sprayed my pants...!!!
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+6 9. Chrisofskjern commented 12 years ago

I wonder how he will describe the food at McDonalds
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+6 10. NielsTreurniet commented 12 years ago

Respect for that man! who help all the other people with their blindness :D
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+5 11. DarkiKun commented 12 years ago

oh snotr is full of coolness today =P, that's really cool, had no idea something like that was possible.
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+5 12. FatHorse commented 12 years ago

#(removed comment) , Thx for that idiotic response.

While governments might be wrong or mislead, the common soldier is still heroic and courageous. That's JUST his job? Yes but he chose it... he's not selling insurance or writing comments on Snotr like we are... Respect to those who are willing to risk their lives...
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+4 13. Gringo_el_Diablo commented 12 years ago

At first I assumed he just went around, licked everything & then described it...

I want to taste with my ears now!
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+8 14. Protreptic commented 12 years ago

No8. Advice - you need to separate what your armed forces are doing and what your government are doing, then react accordingly. It could certainly save your teeth should you adopt that attitude in say, a bar.

You might want to thank your government should it be one of those involved in Iraq/Afgan/Iran issues at the moment because they have not currently adopted the draft - ask your daddy about vietnam.

There is no opt out clause whilst in service - you go where you are told to go and once there you do your best to keep your friends and your self alive.

Show some respect. Your not very clever btw
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+6 15. defade commented 12 years ago

Amazing stuff. I wonder how far this kind of technology can be taken. Maybe in a hundred years we will have fully artificial sensory organs. Eyes, ears... RESISTANCE IS FUTILE!
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+6 16. clark58 commented 12 years ago

#14 Protreptic, don't even bother with RetardedBastard, he is just a hater and nothing you say will change that. The best thing to do with people like that is to ignore them. Because he and his kind do absolutely nothing good in the world, they just complain. Bye the way he has been told he is not clever several times. He remains clueless.
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+6 17. irishgek commented 12 years ago

Might come in handy in a poker game if they make a xray version , but #(removed comment) true money well spent but with all this tech cant they just figure out how to do a friggin eye transplant or even hook up a camera straight to the brain , we havent dont much to be honest in the last 20 years and the potential is there
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-2 18. burgo1 commented 12 years ago

"...what could become a common sight in the future"
Pun Intended?
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+1 19. burgo1 commented 12 years ago

Sorry for double post, hit refresh and it resubmitted. :-/
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+3 20. loscohones commented 12 years ago

if we put porn, soldiers, USA, Iraq and useless wars on one side; this device and all the similar devices are meant for all people that needs them the most. i think only science and technology can save and prosper humankind, not crude oil or some stupid percentage ;)
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-1 21. alexandru commented 12 years ago

#8 you are right man. and all who rated your comnment bad,god blind them all ,sissy bastards !!! there will be like 19 blind BASTARDS (Bastard= child with unknown father because mother= slut)
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0 22. buckleg08 commented 4 years ago

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+2 23. Scotsman50 commented 4 years ago

Media no longer plays :(
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0 24. buckleg08 commented 113 days ago

dead link...8-)