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People love to rubberneck at accidents. People
love to see big explosions and disaster areas. 9/11
was probably the most played event in human
So Voice was thinking, what if we attach cameras
to individuals and robots in search and rescue
crews and play them in real time over the
They would record images in every possible band
from radio to infrared. Then voyeurs all over the
world could watch them for signs of hidden
survivors. Imagine what ten million pair of eyeballs
could have done after 9/11 to help find survivors.
It would also be possible to set up a charity-funded
lottery that pays out to the first person to find a
||// 9/11 was probably the most played event in human
||I think the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor still trumps the
9/11 attacks, but give it time.
||Overall, [+]. It's brilliant, sick, and humanitarian.
||Cluster-bomb the disaster scene with
innumerable minature UAVs. Link them to
gaming networks and let teenagers fly one
each. Charge for access, cash prize for finding
a live one.
||[+] I like it because that will give us more to see and evaluate. Journalists are trained to "see" and look for certain things in a certain way. As a result they miss a lot of stuff where as an amateur might see something that most of the professionals would otherwise overlook.
||Reflecting upon current events, I propose amendment to
[8th]'s suggestion, now specifying that the UAVs in question
be Unmanned Amphibious Vehicles.