Saturday, February 2, 2013

In 1978...

Science Fiction writer F. Paul Wilson wrote the short-short story Lipidleggin'
Which has now been made into a short video:

Today's headline, from where Great Britain Used To Be (h/t Drudge):
Big brother to log your drinking habits and waist size | Mail Online
  • Data includes weight, cholesterol, BMI, family health history and pulse rate
  • Doctors will be forced to reveal alcohol consumption and smoking status
  • Privacy campaigners described it as 'biggest data grab in NHS history'
  • Part of new Health Service programme called Everyone Counts
  • Officials insisted data will be anonymous and deleted after analysis

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

oh oh! thanks! I only hit Wilson's website every year or two, such a great story from back when, total surprise to me to see this!
-Erik from Seattle