So I’m manic and have a lot of energy but very little to do with it. I was working on an artificial lung and other than drawing that up it’s pretty much done design-wise. I just need to nestle wiring beyond, around, and through, the phrenic nerve and I’ll get control of the system through a RBC chipset that anylyzes blood content levels.
I need to get this made asap for my nephew who has Cerebral Palsy (like I do but much worse) where he chokes on food and water while eating and drinking. I’m worried he’ll have an early death if I don’t get this made and I’m sitting here with no money but I can whip the rest of the design up over a day or two after recording my podcasts for the day, as long as I get up in time to record.
I’ve found that if I get up at 3 A.M. I can get quite a bit done before 9, which is great. But it means my posting times are off and I get screwed on hitting that East Coast sweet spot of 8-10 commuter valley.
I’ve realized if I don’t get this done or get it leased somewhere I may not get to see my nephew as it’s going to be a while before I can get home and see them all again. He wasn’t a person when I was done there last time which is just crazy. Now he’s a few years old and doing his best.
So maybe what I’ll do for the next few podcasts is focus on him and get his artificial lungs made and drawn and then give them away under public license so that he they can be made down there by him and he can get a chance of a longer, more plentiful life. The only issue I can foresee—other than the scariness and danger of open chest surgery is that the lungs will have to be replaced periodically as they’ll either fill up with fluid permanently (which I don’t think will happen honestly) or the person using them will outgrow the build and need the next size up.
What’s interesting is that the last time I spoke to my brother he was talking about hot swappable limbs, in a semi serious semi joking manner and I took him literally and got to work that night figuring it out for our nephew. I hope I get it done in time, or something with the skill set can use my design as I have neither the funds nor people skills to get it done myself quickly.
Much to do.
Sorry about this bit (It’s become a bit mandatory at this point which I dislike but it’s how I’ll be able to get things made in the future hopefully.)
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