18 Results for

locked-in syndrome

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Scalzi's new sci-fi thriller 'Lock In' gets a theme song

"Redshirts" author John Scalzi commissions indie rocker William Beckett to perform a theme song for his new book "Lock In."

By August 22, 2014

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Portable Macs waking up from sleep while closed, not going to sleep; "hot laptop in bag" syndrome revisited

Portable Macs waking up from sleep while closed, not going to sleep; "hot laptop in bag" syndrome revisited

By January 9, 2007

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Disabling Safe Sleep can help prevent "hot laptop in bag" syndrome

Disabling Safe Sleep can help prevent "hot laptop in bag" syndrome

By November 29, 2006

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Paralyzed man sends first tweet with his eyes

Tony Nicklinson, a paralyzed man with locked-in syndrome, speaks to the world through Twitter with tweets written through eye movements.

By June 18, 2012

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Technology that makes rescuers want to lock up hikers

Some members of the rescue services refer to personal locator beacons as "Yuppie 911" because they are now so cheap that inexperienced hikers set them off when there is no emergency.

By October 26, 2009

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Mac portables restarting/waking from sleep when lid is closed, resurfaced

the "hot laptop in bag syndrome" -- again.

By September 11, 2007

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Paralyzed artist paints with mind alone

A woman with Lou Gehrig's disease paints using software that lets her control digital brushes with brainwaves. Now, thanks to a crowdfunding push, she's realizing her dream to exhibit her work.

By July 13, 2013

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Patient 'S3' hits 1,000-day mark with brain implant

A woman with no functional use of her limbs or voice is still able, almost three years after the BrainGate system was implanted, to move a cursor using thoughts alone.

By March 29, 2011

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Write letters in only 35 hours with brain speller

People who use Guger Technologies' Intendix wave speller will need oceans of patience if a CeBIT demo is any indication.

By March 2, 2011

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Apple tech would help disabled use iOS devices

Company files a patent application that outlines a way to connect accessories to touch-screen devices.

By September 4, 2011