OT: Microsoft in the medical field was Re: OT: video signal question
spectre at floodgap.com
Wed Mar 22 12:41:48 CST 2006
> When I went to have my chest checked a few years ago (they had me
> breathing radioactive gas...) the imaging was done by a beige
> cube-shaped computer, about 18 inches on a side, using 8-inch floppies
> (there were boxes of them on a shelf). Unfortunately I couldn't sneak
> round the other side to see the front panel.
I don't think this is what was scanning you :) but there are a lot of old
Suns still out there as medical imaging devices. I think GE employed a number
of them during the late 1980s-early 1990s. Many are probably still in service.
I remember a few at Loma Linda.
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