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Comments on Poweriser: Extreme Sports Gear from The Diamond Age
In The Diamond Age, author Neal Stephenson creates a vivid picture of a future Shanghai. The novel mixes "futuristic" devices based on nanotechnology with simpler mechanical devices that are almost Victorian in their simplicity... Imagine my surpri (Read the complete story)

"Take a look at Robert Heinlin's Starship Troopers.(1957) The Troopers wear exoskeletons as part of the armoured suits thay wear, one of the methods that thay use to travel over the ground fast is called the bounce in the book."
(Christopher Thomas. 9/29/2005 7:43:10 AM)
"That`s very cool"
(Yasin-jason@hotmail.de 12/11/2005 12:07:52 PM)
"im looking to buy a poweriser "
(-blank- 2/3/2006 6:10:15 PM)
"I've actually seen a set of these in use. Apparently the makers think that 40+ mph is achieveable with them plus jump height is much increased. even at a normal walk the guy wearing them was going a fair clip"
(Del 2/28/2006 1:38:02 AM)
"You should check out my new site, http://www.poweriserpages.com , Poweriser Pages .com, which has a Gallery, Video section, Blog and Forum."
(Matt Henderson 3/1/2006 12:43:08 PM)
"powerisers are so good i am getting some for christmas i cant wait but i want to get adult ones i meen i am 11 but i am small for my age so i might not fit in them!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
(ryan taylor 4/3/2006 5:46:55 AM)
"There is some more Extreme poweriser videos on www.swebounce.com"
( 5/24/2006 4:29:27 AM)
"How come they cost so much. How can something like a pair of powerisers cost so much. Can't you just take 10% or 20% off because I know that you make a bigger profit than that. We are being ripped off."
(Isaac Conyers 6/8/2006 3:29:52 AM)
"I can't find a store that sells poweriser in Germany. Can anyone help me"
(Amr Lotfy 8/18/2006 12:13:44 PM)
"Isaac, If you think you can build your own for cheaper, have at it. Otherwise, quit whining."
( 9/20/2006 12:00:40 PM)
"I watched an interesting documentary last night about artificial limbs with lower sections that are very similar to Powerisers. These devices cost about $35,000."
(Bill Christensen 9/20/2006 2:01:28 PM)

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