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Larry Masinter
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researcher; dino web standards geek
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Debugging my brain
Debugging my brain
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Debugging my brain
Today was my fifth session with Dr. Nengchun Huang trying to adjust the signals going to my brain to improve my Parkinson's symptoms. I've been doing this every two weeks. Each session has lasted an hour to an hour and a half, as the doctor adjusts the sign...
Debugging my brain
Debugging my brain
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Tired, Retired, Disabled? "Not Working Any More" ?
It's been six weeks since my surgery, and I've been "programmed" now four times; my neurologist tries to balance the signals to affect tremor, walking and other symptoms.The results are pretty amazing, compared to how I was last year. The many awful symptom...
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Better already....
As the days go on and my brain heals, I'm doing better in general. I still have the Parkinson's "on" and "off" times, but less and less of the time. I'm trying to take it easy, binging a Netflix show ("Travelers" - bad sci-fi), and listening to an Audible b...
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My procedure
" STEREOTACTIC IMAGE GUIDED IMPLANTATION OF BILATERAL GPi DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION ELECTRODES WITH VOLUMETRIC ANALYSIS USING MAZOR ROBOT AND IMPLANTATION OF RIGHT INFRACLAVICULAR PULSE GENERATOR" was on all the forms I had to sign, describing what was done to...
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Going Bionic
I haven't talked about it publicly, but it's pretty obvious now if you see me in person: I have Parkinson's disease -- first diagnosed 12 years ago, its a slowly progressive condition. There are whole books about all the horrible potential symptoms, but  I'...
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Mea Culpa. Putting data as an attachment to a PDF really is a bad idea, and isn't worthy of any stars
The twittersphere has been an angry hornet's nest of complaints, and it's really my fault. I started on a Quixotic mission of solving the Open Data problem that people have with PDF. Almost everyone at Adobe told me it was a bad idea that should go away. Ma...
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Open Data and Documents: Framework
The Open Data Institute has published a report, with contributions from me, and some feedback in Twitterdom.  I'll talk about that in the next post.. But first a framework. Who's who in Open Data  "Open Data" is a movement originally focused on improving ac...
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IETF "Security Considerations" and PDF
So one of the things I've been doing lately, is trying to dampen some of the misconceptions and misdirections concerning the Portable Document Format (PDF). Some background about PDF, IETF You can wikipedia PDF, but most everyone heard: invented by Adobe fo...
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