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Tuesday, November 28, 2006

New Technology Sees Through Clothing

While browsing my daily list of reads this morning, I stumbled on this interesting article reporting that a bunch of perverts scientists from the NGST Corporation have discovered a way to see through clothing and other inert materials. I'm sure such a technology will be very useful in airports and other sensitive areas, but strangely, I can easily imagine people using it for other purposes.

According to the materials presented by the ISSCC organizers, the technology offers only "somewhat-fuzzy" grayscale images. But privacy advocates may understandably balk at a technology that sees through clothing, especially with the potential through technology development of improving the quality of such images.

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  • Someone using this technology for evil peeping purposes?! You're joking...

    I have a belief that every new technology is only successful and comes to the surface if it has in some way some kind of sexual merit. New processor? Can display porn faster. Faster RAM? Can display more porn at the same time. Faster video card? Renders that 3D porn with fewer jaggies.

    As for your comment on my blog, you're lucky you didn't get any snow yet. Even though I love a nice white blanket of snow for Christmas, this early it's just annoying since getting out of your driveway is a pain in the ass and all the busses are filled to capacity.

    By Anonymous Ed Lau, at 3:23 AM  

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