This one's for Alexander Hayes, ISTAS'13 publicity chair, who recently posted about his knee surgery experience. I thought I would also share an experience about a camera that I had an intimate experience with.
You see, I have a problem where my gut likes to attack itself ever so often. The doctors call this Crohn's disease, an disorder where the largest component of body's immune system - the colon - flares up seemingly without good provocation, to the point where it can cause some serious problems. It's actually somewhat related to Rheumatoid arthritis.
You are warned that there will be colonoscopy photos later on in this post.Read More
Even the internals of a knee operation are accessibile by camera. I wonder where we head next as a humanity with externalising that which would have otherwise remained private and sacrosanct?