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Temporary Tattoos for Controlling Smartphones et al.

08/15/2016 10:39 AM

http://mashable.com/2016/08/12/duoskin-tattoos/?utm_cid=mash-prod-nav-sub-st#EPQz8ufThmqM

I wonder if these could have medical applications, e.g., if the tattoo has embedded sensors and can communicate with a smart phone, depending on what kind of sensors are embedded you could transmit the info the sensors collect to a doctor's office. Haven't thought this one out yet -- just looks like a cool idea.

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08/15/2016 11:03 AM
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08/15/2016 11:12 AM

Can I get that in a Sailor Jerry..?

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08/15/2016 11:14 AM

Picture this: a world where everyone has a bar-code tattooed onto their forehead immediately after birth...

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08/15/2016 11:32 AM

"Picture this: a world where everyone has a bar-code tattooed onto their forehead immediately after birth..."

I have an acquaintance for whom this isn't difficult to imagine:

His tattoo is not temporary.

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08/15/2016 12:34 PM

Agreed.

Doorman is playing the part of Mr. Buzzkill today.

George Santayana is known to be the originator of the quote: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

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08/15/2016 5:48 PM

Chaz Bufe's "The Devil's Dictionaries" has a cartoon about that. The book consists of selections from Ambrose Bierce's original plus Bufe's supplemental material.

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08/16/2016 11:04 AM

Wearable tattoos to control your smartphone. This could give a whole new meaning to the phrase: "Butt dialing".

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08/17/2016 3:21 PM

The Mark Of The Beast. Read Revelations.

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