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daverupa
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Visible Human Project

Postby daverupa » Sun May 26, 2013 5:47 pm

http://vimeo.com/21371213

"To obtain these images, the body of an executed murderer was embedded in gelatin, frozen, sliced crosswise into more than 1800 millimeter slices, then digitally photographed - resulting in over 15 gigabytes of data."

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    "And how is it, bhikkhus, that by protecting oneself one protects others? By the pursuit, development, and cultivation of the four establishments of mindfulness. It is in such a way that by protecting oneself one protects others.

    "And how is it, bhikkhus, that by protecting others one protects oneself? By patience, harmlessness, goodwill, and sympathy. It is in such a way that by protecting others one protects oneself.
- Sedaka Sutta [SN 47.19]

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Re: Visible Human Project

Postby Ben » Sun May 26, 2013 10:16 pm

Thanks Dave.
Its actually quite old. I remember giving a presentation on this project when I was doing my degree in information management way back in the 1990s.
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Ben
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