nerve damage

nerve damage

iNdustrial Revolutions

techcrunch.com
To paraphrase Otto von Bismarck, “iPads are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.” It’s an ugly story. Over a hundred employees “injured by n-hexane, a toxic chemical that can cause nerve damage and paralysis” because its use “meant workers could clean more screens each minute.”...
iNdustrial Revolutions

UK surgeons are the first to operate in 3D

www.extremetech.com
A team at Manchester Royal Infirmary hospital, England, claim to be the first surgeons to perform keyhole surgery using 3D cameras and monitors — and embarrassingly clunky spectacles. Furthermore, if that wasn’t high-tech enough, the lead surgeon also used a hand-held robotic claw.3D vision during surgery makes perfect sense: After...
UK surgeons are the first to operate in 3D

Injured iPhone workers to petition Apple at shareholder meeting

gigaom.com
Shareholder meetings in normal circumstances are rather boring affairs for those not interested in the nuances of corporate governance. But when Apple holds its annual meeting on Thursday, there will be issues besides election of board members and potential dividends on people’s minds. Two former iPhone factory workers in China,...
Injured iPhone workers to petition Apple at shareholder meeting
Protestors to deliver poisoned iPhone factory workers’ letter to Apple shareholder meeting
Poisoned iPhone factory workers beg for reform in open letter
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