Date: Tue Sep 15 2009 - 18:32:38 MDT
Regis's Mambo Chicken scenarios do a bit of chip dumping in the
Quoting BillK <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On 9/15/09, Joshua Fox wrote:
>> This is more SL3 than SL4, but as I am not a member of the Extropian list, I
>> wonder if anyone can shed light on a point of idle curiosity.
>> The Great Mambo Chicken, page 106, describes a television repairman from
>> Florida named Bob being frozen cryonically in 1988.
>> Bob Nelson, a television repairman from California, was an early cryonics
>> activist, most famous for the Chatsworth Disaster in the late 1960s.
>> Bob Nelson seems to be alive and kicking, long after 1988, as for example in
>> the recent This American Life episode.
> As you say Bob Nelson appears to still be alive in 2009, so it wasn't
> him that was frozen in 1988.
> I don't know the description from Mambo Chicken, but it is probably
> referring to this case, described by Alcor as the freezing of Bob on
> May 8, 1988.
> They kept the surname private to protect the family's privacy.
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