Comments on NeuroArm Robotic Surgeon 'Hands'
I think Raymond Z. Gallun called this one in 1939; think 'caliper slowness, minuteness and precision.' (Read
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|"Philip K. Dick went a bit further in his 1955 story War Veteran; physicians have detachable robotic hands in place of ordinary flesh-and-blood hands:
The object moved slowly and cautiously. It had been exploring the lock for twenty-nine hours straight; it had traced down the power leads that kept the heavy plate fused in place... During the last hour it had cut its way throught the rexeroid surface to within an inch of the terminals. The crawling, exploring object was V-Stephen's surgeon-hand, a self-contained robot of precision quality usually joined to his right wrist.
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(Bill Christensen 5/19/2008 10:01:14 PM)
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