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The gift of 3-D vision (if you're willing to risk the surgery)

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uid89626
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re: The gift of 3-D vision (if you're willing to risk the surgery)
uid89626   12/31/2009 9:57:37 PM
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How about polarized contact lenses?... Or Red/Blue contact lenses for retro 3d?

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DH123   12/26/2009 2:40:51 PM
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"David Benjamin is a New York-based satirist". Seriously, 3D for TV, and 2D for driving etc ? Try getting a drivers license after this operation. The magic of polarizers also greatly reduces the light reaching each eye, so these are permanent sunglasses as well. The electronically activated LCD version might work for TV, and both lenses go to the clear state for all else, however this is clearly not the intent of this article. As for solving the great and urgent problem of people forgetting where their glasses are, can we not simply install a state sponsored spy in every home that monitors their actions and saves them from the latest bogey man of 3D terrorism?

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re: The gift of 3-D vision (if you're willing to risk the surgery)
dirk.bruere   12/24/2009 6:05:07 PM
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If you want the non-fiction version of the above, consider corneal implants that are polarized.

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rick merritt   12/23/2009 9:20:33 PM
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So I should avoid the surgery? But what about Fritzi and other dogs like him?

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JMWilliams   12/23/2009 7:21:02 PM
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Actually, "flat", "lifeless" 2-D presentations are just as moving and exciting as 3-D ones. The eye is not what we see with; it is the brain. We all know that the brain can make totally stupid, disproportioned sketches just as entertaining as a real-life, 3-D live stage show. I am referring to animated cartoons. For movies, adding the 3rd dimension will add almost nothing to the experience as soon as the brain adapts to the novelty. So, this review article is exaggerating the future of 3-D technology, at least so far as fiction such as movies or TV shows is concerned.

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