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March 14

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  • 2002 - Kevin Warwick, a British scientist and professor of cybernetics, implants a 100-electrode array in the median nerve fibers of his left arm, a device that was later used to control an electric wheelchair and an intelligent artificial hand.[1]


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  • 1932 - George Eastman - American Inventor. Eastman invented the dry photographic plate and roll film which made taking photographs much more efficient. He later founded the Eastman Kodak Company. Today, Kodak is a leader in imaging technology for the medical field.[2]


References

  1. "The next step towards true Cyborgs?." KevinWarwick.com. The University of Reading. September 22, 2005. Accessed on May 19, 2008.
  2. "George Eastman - the man." Kodak. Accessed on March 10, 2008.