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Staring at computer (and phone, and tablet) screens
reduces blink rates and causes dry-eye syndrome.
To remedy this, a device could mist water towards your
face at timed or random intervals. Not even a spray as
dense as a plant-mister - just a milligram or less of
moisture added to a tiny
puff of air.
For a computer, it could be powered by USB and consist
a reservoir mounted behind the display. For smaller
portable devices it would need to be battery powered
perhaps built into an accessory case.
Just a side note
I confess to swiping an idea - if not the exact phrasing - from Pratchett [Chairborne Hero, Dec 27 2019]
Vaguely related ...
[normzone, Dec 29 2019]
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||Integrate it into spectacles ?
||Spectacles? Something suitable for Locutus, perhaps?
||I'm on to your schemes, 8th. No, thank you.
||<Notes that [CH] is "One of the clever ones" and needs to be watched closely/>
||Not quite. Watched carefully - but from a safe distance.
||A hay mister would prevent ricks from catching fire in the
summer heat, a yeo mister would be popular with the yeomanry
and an oi mister might find a market among students of Yiddish
for Beginners who suffered from dry throats.
||A duck mister seems urgently needed, though I'm not quite sure
wh ... Ow!
||ooohhh la-la, I likey. Now that I'm back in front of a screen all
day, and not chasing Alzheimer's residents around the activity
area anymore, I would love this.