Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Feb 2018 01:10 UTC
Intel

The most important parts of Intel’s new Vaunt smart glasses are the pieces that were left out.

There is no camera to creep people out, no button to push, no gesture area to swipe, no glowing LCD screen, no weird arm floating in front of the lens, no speaker, and no microphone (for now).

From the outside, the Vaunt glasses look just like eyeglasses. When you’re wearing them, you see a stream of information on what looks like a screen - but it’s actually being projected onto your retina.

This looks amazing. I'm not entirely sure if I, personally, have any use for this, but such basic, simple, handsfree information could be invaluable to, for instance, construction workers, farmers, police officers, or other people who do hard, dangerous work with their hands.

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RE[4]: Retinal projection
by darknexus on Thu 8th Feb 2018 18:10 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Retinal projection"
darknexus
Member since:
2008-07-15

How would you feel knowing that the surgeon that's about to cut you open learnt nothing during medical school and only passed because their friend fed them the answers during their exams?


Funny, you've just described education as it currently is, medical included. So I don't know, how do you feel about that?

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RE[5]: Retinal projection
by Megol on Thu 8th Feb 2018 22:48 in reply to "RE[4]: Retinal projection"
Megol Member since:
2011-04-11

"How would you feel knowing that the surgeon that's about to cut you open learnt nothing during medical school and only passed because their friend fed them the answers during their exams?


Funny, you've just described education as it currently is, medical included. So I don't know, how do you feel about that?
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I feel that you are wrong.
Ever spoken to a MD? They tend to know their shit and also understand how to apply their knowledge.

Before being put under ask your anesthesiologist what they use, how they use it, what they monitor and why and how they handle emergencies (allergic reactions, oxygen deprivation, heart problems++).

10+ years of training: know their shit.

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RE[6]: Retinal projection
by kwan_e on Thu 8th Feb 2018 23:55 in reply to "RE[5]: Retinal projection"
kwan_e Member since:
2007-02-18

10+ years of training: know their shit.


Yes, 10+ years of training. Not 10+ years of just exams.

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