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iCandy: Pairing People With Processors

This month's edition features robotic pants that make the lame walk, an electronic eye embedded in the back of a man's head, and a walking Internet billboard

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We’ve all wished we had eyes in the back of our heads. But New York University photography professor Wafaa Bilal has made it happen. A surgically implanted mount on the back of his head serves as the base for a digital camera. For the project, called “The 3rd I,” images from the camera will be streamed over the Web.

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