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Old Yesterday, 11:32 AM   #641
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Originally Posted by Loss Leader View Post
My pacemaker/defibrillator communicates wirelessly with outside monitors via magnetic pulses (or "frequency"). Stop pretending you have any idea what you're talking about.
Did you not know that was why some people run screaming from you grabbing their heads and shouting "turn it bloody down I heard you the first time!"
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Old Yesterday, 11:45 AM   #642
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The idea of science not being able to detect these emissions is laughable in the year that the Nobel prize in physics went to Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne, and Barry Barsham.
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Old Yesterday, 04:09 PM   #643
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Originally Posted by abaddon View Post
Yes, well, my long dead mother had 2 of those in her time having had three heart attacks and a quad bypass.

I'm on my fourth.


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Did you not know that was why some people run screaming from you grabbing their heads and shouting "turn it bloody down I heard you the first time!"

I asked the technician once how fast the data was being transferred and was surprised that it was only equivalent to 300 baud. That's as slow as my first modem twenty-five years ago.
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Old Yesterday, 06:55 PM   #644
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Originally Posted by Loss Leader View Post
I'm on my fourth.





I asked the technician once how fast the data was being transferred and was surprised that it was only equivalent to 300 baud. That's as slow as my first modem twenty-five years ago.
It is some years ago, now, but from memory, that is intentional due to data loss considerations. As explained to me at the time, Voyager 1 and 2 are giving far less than that, why? to minimise data loss in the available channel.

In fairness, that was some 16 years ago, and the channel was over copper pair at the time. Things have likely moved along in the interim. In my experience, while the med tech is astonishing, it is also a lap behind due to the necessity for robust reliability.
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That is called gobbledegook.
Meh...maybe.
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Originally Posted by abaddon View Post
In my experience, while the med tech is astonishing, it is also a lap behind due to the necessity for robust reliability.

Yes, the need for rock solid reliability is an important factor. I was told another one is the workings of the FDA itself. A medical device has to go through much the same testing as a drug, which is a lengthy process. By the time it's over, the technology is already old. But then it can't be easily updated either, because that would require new testing and licensing (on a shorter but still inconvenient schedule).
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