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Patenting Messages from the Grave
posted by scubacuda on Friday July 09, @01:58AM
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News This is too much. According to the United Press International (and others) Californian Robert Barrows of Burlington, CA man has filed for a U.S. patent for a system (consisting of a hollow headstone fitted with a flat LCD touch screen and computer) that allows the dead to speak from their tombs.

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    hmm (Score:1)
    by ILikePi on Friday July 09, @08:41PM (#1545)
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    I wonder if the computer runs Eliza...

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    Re:hmm (Score:1)
    by hardpack on Monday July 12, @09:41AM (#1546)
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    And I'll have my gravestone run travesty [plagiarist.org] on the gravestones around me...

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