April 21, 2006
The Robot Will See You Now

This is an interesting bit of technological development, but it's hard to see how it could ever be practical over any distance with a noticeable communications time lag. Still, if you have low-lag communications between far-flung settlements on the Moon or Mars, it may be one way to better utilize diffusely-distributed medical resources.

[via aaron_j]

Posted by T.L. James on April 21, 2006 08:36 AM