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New Internal Cavity X-ray Technology for Airports

moloney More internal cavity scans? (308 comments)

If it is now easier and quicker to do an internal cavity x-ray, I'm afraid that there will be many more internal cavity x-rays.

more than 3 years ago

Goodbye Bifocals — Electronic Glasses Change Focus

moloney Please change the whole lens (166 comments)

In addition to my bifocals, I also have a pair of "computer" glasses. These have a single prescription focused slightly farther than reading glasses. When working on a computer with two monitors, these allow me to just move my eyes to look at different parts of the screen. With bifocals, I have to move my entire head, which is highly annoying.

If the emPower! glasses could change the whole lens, I could manually turn them on and work on the computer with my head up. When not on the computer, I could turn them off and let the accelerometer select far/near focus based on my head being up/down.

about 4 years ago

Texting On the Rise In the US

moloney Re:Only-a-decade-behind-dept (468 comments)

Being ignorant of texting and choosing not to use texting are two very different things.

I personally believe that most adults are far too busy (unfortunately), for the mindless chatter that makes up a large porting of texting. Those adults who need to use texting, simply use it less than teenagers. Those who don't need it, use another form of communications: voice, email, IM, etc.

more than 4 years ago

Texting On the Rise In the US

moloney Re:y wd i want 2 txt? (468 comments)

or use email, if async comms is desired?

more than 4 years ago

Apple Balks, Finally Relents, At Possible User Queries of Dictionary App

moloney Ban the phone app (259 comments)

Maybe Apple should ban the phone application in the iPhone since users are currently able to communicate bad words.

more than 5 years ago

Scientists Fear Impact of Asian Pollutants On US

moloney "It's one atmosphere." (455 comments)

That reminds me of something I heard way back when they allowed smoking on airlines.

"Having a smoking section in a plane is like having a peeing section in a pool."

more than 6 years ago


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