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Things to do in Dublin when you’re done with meetings.

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Had a bit of ‘downtime’ in Dublin this morning, so had a quick wander round the Human+ exhibition on “augmented abilities and authored evolution” hidden at the back of Trinity College.

(Conditions not the best for phone photography.)

Conversational robots!
Talking robots!
Very polite, quite funny. Need to work on their timing. Video here.

Steampunk tamagotchi.
Steampunk tamagotchi
Now with new living microorganism.

Stelarc had a Bluetooth cell-cultivated ear implanted in his arm.
Extra ear
(It didn’t last long.)

The Euthanasia Roller Coaster (n.b. needs a friendlier, ‘carrousel’-like name), kills participants with prolonged exposure to extreme g-forces.
Death-o-coaster

“Die with elegance and euphoria”.  Also screaming.

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Written by alexconnor

June 15, 2011 at 19:53

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