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February 4, 2008

Just a little hot

devadutta @ 11:23 am, GMT +0000 ( 1202124183 ) Play

Many congrats to yaksha for scoring 100 points on Boiledbeans! He is the second bb user to hit this mega geek milestone.
He has sent in a guest question to commemorate this event and we will be posting it on bb tomorrow.

Nice work yaksha!

Now for today’s question: Identify and Connect

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Cracked by: Dibyo , udupendra , duriel(almost lost the point ;) ) , shashank , Vinay and yaksha.

Answer:To quote udupendra:  Dean Kamen (of Segway fame created the) Luke Arm (which gets its name from) Luke Skywalker.

If you have seen Star Wars, you will know that Luke Skywalker looses his arm whilst fighting Darth Vader. He gets a robotic arm which is as good as his real arm. Thus the name.


9 Responses to “Just a little hot”

  1. duriel
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    1: Dean Kamen, who was part of the cyborg arm team.
    2: Cyborg Arm.
    3: Luke Skywalker, also got cyborg arm. (or atleast, part of his arm)

    connect: cool robotic arm thingy!!!


  2. 1-> dean kamen. invented the segway.

    2-> robotic arm.

    3->light saber.

    all use a gyroscope to orient themselves prpoerly. (based on the principles of conservation of angular momentum.)


  3. Dibyo
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    Dean Kamen – Luke Arm – Luke Skywalker

    Dean Kamen’s “Luke arm” — a prosthesis named for the remarkably lifelike prosthetic worn by Luke Skywalker in Star Wars.


  4. udupendra
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    Dean Kamen (of Segway fame created the) Luke Arm (which gets its name from) Luke Skywalker.

    Second killer question in a row! Well done!


  5. prosthetics? like luke skywalker loses his hand when he fights darth vader in empire strikes back


  6. duriel
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    oh yeah, i guess i was a bit vague back there. This is the “Luke Skywalker Bionic Arm”, a prosthetic arm named after Luke Skywalker (who has a fancy fake arm), and it was made by Dean Kamen’s team.


  7. “Luke Arm”!

    invented by Dean Kamen – the segway guy


  8. Vinay

    The Luke arm..a prosthetic arm…named after skywalker’s robotic right arm.
    Creator : Dean Kamen


  9. yaksha
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    1>Dean Kamen
    2>Luke Arm Robotic Prosthesis(shadow robotic hand company)
    3>luke skywalker
    The Luke arm is a prosthesis named after the device worn by Luke Skywalker in Star Wars. Created by Dean Kamen


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