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Comment: Updated info periodically (Score 1) 208

by dbarron (#47274765) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: How To Bequeath Sensitive Information? are you going to handle updating information as you are forced to change your password for whatever reasons?

I don't have a good solution...I wish I did. There's no reason you can't change your email password today and die before you can document it (which if you're like most people might be a week later).

Comment: Re:Lat / Long? (Score 1) 461

by dbarron (#46459251) Attached to: The $100,000 Device That Could Have Solved Missing Plane Mystery

That's very doable and could probably be put in one or maybe a couple of packets of data. Given that I know nothing specifically about airplane systems, still one would expect you could install a stand alone black box that gathers and transmits this data w/o even integrating it into any systems besides onboard power. Relative compass heading and airspeed are easily derivable from last GPS positions. I can't understand why it would REQUIRE 100K per plane to do this.

Comment: Navigation issues (Score 1) 180

by dbarron (#45659597) Attached to: Smart Cars: Too Distracting?

Yes, I know how that try to get it to plot a course to nearest Best-Buy while you're out in an unfamiliar neighborhood, but you have to check or it'll route you to the Best Buy headquarters 4 states away (or something innane). I wouldn't want the navigational system to start giving me directions without confirming that it had locked on to the address that I REALLY wanted to go to.

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