It actually has standard traction control. In the specs. Which boggles the mind. Did he turn it off?
If so, then could you just keep the banner at top saying it has been PR edited, then highlight the edited portion in blue or something to show which part was added by a paid PR company?
They could just lock and revert any page that has shown evidence that it has been edited ny paid pr companies and put a banner ontop of the page in question stating that the page has been locked for six months due to paid editing from a pr company. This would encourage companies not to do such things for fear of looking bad. The opposite of what they were hoping for.
But one has to recieve priority over the other.
They could take a page from wood gasifiers used in some automobile wood burning conversions, and use a cyclone filter to get the ash flecks and stuff out, then pass it through a filter media made out of wood chips and an active exhaust fan to generate the necessary pressure to evacuate the exhaust. The wood chips can then just be passed through the wood stove for another round. Seems like a good system that works well.
Why couldn't they just make an active suction hepa filter for the exhaust, if cost would be a huge issue?
I wonder if you could do triple buffering but only render 2 frames and then have the gpu create a 2d composite frame of the 2 in the frame buffer to sandwich inbetween the frames. You would probably be able to double your perceived framerate while not increasing load too much. Would essentially get the benefits of motion blur.
You can merely just retrain the dump truck operators to excavator operators, double your dump trucks, and double your throughput. No jobs lost, double throughput.
I wonder how long it will take the pro cycling communities to start testing for hemerythrin doping. If it doesn't thicken the blood too much, it might actually be a nice performance enhancing treatment for Athletes for training.
Well, the topping off of electrolyte and potash is every 13 years. This might be able to be be automated. But given careful stewardship i wouldn't be surprised if a large lead acid battery using shallow depth of discharge could be cost effective in the short term. However, all things considered, when you're talking about the span of 50+ years I think the NiFE batteries would win out, if anything due to disposal costs, because lead acid batteries would need to be carefully recycled. With NiFE batteries there are no seriously toxic constituent chemicals, so you could probably just leave them buried there if they die, or service them and press them back into another 50+ years of service. But since there are some original Edison cells kicking around now from around 80 years ago, I'd imagine they'd outlast their maintainers.
However, in the long run it may just be more prudent to have one backup diesel generator running the street than a row of expensive batteries. If you've got 500 street lights to power, a 50kw natural gas generator could be deployed for about $10,000. Assuming your battery backup + solar cell system only costs $250 a light, the natural gas generator is still 1/12th the cost. It could run on a separate circuit, to avoid being hazardous to repair crews on the power grid, and run until morning where it could be shut off and attended to. Given that it would only need to run maybe once or twice a year, you'd have a looong service life, and it could be plumbed directly into municipal gas lines to eliminate the issue of stagnating fuel.
That probably depends largely on whether or not you consider the environmental costs of all of the equipment used to decommission the plant that burns it. Decommissioning a plant isn't free, and often times low level and medium level radioactive wastes have to be transported long distances to their final disposal site. The enviornemntal cost of extracting all of the petroleum (and potentially coal) used in the mining, transport, AND disposal of your fuel and contaminated materials has to be considered. The problem with nuclear is you have a long post-retirement supply chain to also consider.
What might be an entertaining alternative to mining uranium from the earth, is mining uranium from fly ash. You could probably get as much energy from the uranium mined from the fly ash, as you did from the coal itself.
Will it drive around to find an empty parking lot? How will it know where a parking lot with a vacancy is? What if it runs out of gas looking for parking? It sounds like specially designed autonomous car parking infrastructure might be required, atleast the cost to you would only be parking + gas and could probably be located in a cheaper area of town farther away, as the time spent commuting to and from the parking is free.
Not a retort to you, but I wonder if self driving vehicles will be able to go get themselves refueled autonomously too. That would be hilarious, when a car with no driver pulls into your gas station and declares over loud speaker "I require Alcohol!" (For comic effect, if ethanol powered)
You could largely eliminate battery maintenence by adding nickle iron batteries which effictevely have infinite endurance. There are some nickle iron batteries which still function 100 years later.
You could always just make the self driving part of the system deactivate itself unless it has received all scheduled checkups and maintenance, putting the liability with the mechanic.
I don't think it'll necessarily put cabbies out of work, because unless i'm mistaken the primary reason people would take a taxi other than drinking, is either they lack a car (by choice, or a family with only one car, where the wife or husband needs to get somewhere while the car is out), or there is no parking at the destination. It would seem that autonomous cars wouldn't benefit people in either of these cases.