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Comment What I want to see... (Score 1) 99

I would like to see the countdown until the light is red, and if I'll make it at my current speed. This could help to save gas, as drivers could reduce acceleration sooner. Of course someone would soon hack this to tell you how fast you need to go to make the green (or yellow) light...

Comment Re:Understandable, but foolish (Score 1) 386

So if you don't think you'd like it, don't do it. Do you really think they haven't considered any of the changes and challenges they would be subjected to? Do you think the people of the future would be unable to make any accommodations for the people they went to great lengths to revive?

Additionally, there will likely be hundreds or thousands of people frozen- it's likely that any new cure which works for one person would work for many. There will be many challenges for anyone revived, but they are not much greater than challenges people have overcome in the past, and they will probably not face them alone.

Comment Batteries going to 11? (Score 5, Insightful) 210

a battery that's usually kept at a charge between 20% and 80% of its capacity is much healthier

If longevity is a higher priority, then why don't they build batteries with a higher actual capacity but only let them charge to 80% (calling that the new 100%)? People would be willing to pay more for a 'premium long-life' battery.

Of course building phones that let you replace the battery is a better and simpler option.

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