My Virtual Knee and video interview on InfoQ
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I seriously injured my knee during a Hapkido class in July.I am nowrecovering from surgery, which took place two weeks ago.The surgery involved repairing a fracture of my knee cap (whi
Being my first surgery, I was really impressed with howtechnology was used during the medical care process.An MRIprovided a 3D image of my knee, which was the basis for creatingvirtual models of what the repair process would entail. I have to say,working on "what if" scenarios on my virtual knee did not hurt at all!I wish I can say the same for the real surgery. My virtual knee helpedme (an engineer) clearlyunderstand my (medical) options. This is a pretty powerful use ofvirtualization.
As you all know, virtualization is a very hot topic. Whether we aretalking about virtualizing "my knee" ora customers data center, the value in this technique seems to transcendacross multiple fields of use.
Floyd asked some good questions and it was a lot of fun providingthe answers.
Whetherit's your knee or your data center (or both) that is causing youproblems, virtulization technology has a way of easing thepain. If the pain really persists, take 10mgs of Oxycodone, asprescribed by your doctor, every 4-6hours as needed forpain... at least that's what is helping me get though my knee painright now :-)