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Comment Like a Segway for your face (Score 1) 321 321

someone said it's like a Segway for your face - that person also refered to riding a Segway a being a 'Dork on a stick'.

Having said that, I would actually be wearing one if available - while riding a segway, with my pocket protector and a slide rule attached to belt, glasses taped together from the last bully beating.

Comment Ivory Tower Inhabitant Dispairs of Human Nature (Score 1) 181 181

Film at 11.

Since time began, the educated scholarly class have looked askance at the behavior of the mass of humanity with disdain.
The heathen, clogging up our wonderful invention with meaningless amusements when they could be educating and improving themselves.

Comment I need this (Score 1) 158 158

Being horrible with names it would be handy to have an augmented reality glasses at a party to remind me who I'm talking to, what their interests are, plus I think it would be helpful for others to know me also. Of course it will eventually be used so salespersons know what your tastes are and what to push.

Comment Re:To put that in perspective (Score 1) 252 252

There were plans for a TEA laser in Scientific American Amateur Scientist column once that claimed 100KW, which sounded absolutely astounding until you realize the beam pulses are only 10 nanoSeconds long - so an ordinary amount of energy from a 6volt battery charging up a capacitor looks fantastic when expressed as power, or energy per unit of time, cuz the denominator (time) is so small ;)

With all the fancy scientists in the world, why can't they just once build a nuclear balm?

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