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Comment Whats wrong with the good old shopping trolley? (Score 1) 88

Whay cant the trolley bill you? Everything has a barcode, or is image identifiable. Just have it ringed by cameras pointing inward on the trolleys rim and a simple weight sensors to confirm placement. Image and/or barcode recognise objecta. Optical flow processing and weight sensor processing. A bunch of raspi zeros and picams should do the job.

Comment Re: "Amazon be ashamed pay their workers so little (Score 2) 433

Half of 'a lot' is still 'a lot'. But 'incentive to move' is one thing, its the 'capacity to move' thats vaporising. As orgs get larger and larger, the base of the pyramid gets wider. If you were born on the wrong side of the tracks, this means fewer bridges to the prosperous side of town. Making the glitzy side glitzier does nothing except cement dissatisfaction.

Comment Re: eating less (Score 3, Informative) 256

Troll was rated Troll because he trolled (yes, he touched a nerve - but that's part of trolling).

The underlying premise of the article is your gut is an extension of your neural and hormonal systems. Change its ecosystem's chemistry, and you'd think better and eat better. Have more fruit and vegetables, and your health will improve in a non-linear fashion - more than can be explained by better nutrition alone.

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