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Ad blocker for heads up display

Pass a law that makes ads illegal on heads up displays
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Before th ads start arriving, when the car computer detects the brakes are on and the vehicle is still, pass a law that will make pop up advertisements illegal on “heads up displays” and GPS devices in automobiles, aircraft and elsewhere.
Sunstone, Apr 25 2020

AdBlock_20RealWorld //heads up displays blocking real world ads. that would be novel and interesting// [pocmloc, Apr 27 2020]

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[Skewed, Apr 27 2020]


       Much as I dislike the ads, this is surely [marked-for-deletion] advocacy. See help file.
pertinax, Apr 26 2020

       // aircraft //   

       We note that your obviously extensive experience of contemporary avionics, their functions and operation, has perhaps slighty misled you on this occaision.   

       It's a good thing that this serious issue impacting both military and civil aviation is receiving such careful consideration.   

       If you could spare even a few minutes to address the persistent "RUNWAY NOT FOUND: (A)bort, (R)etry, (I)gnore ?" error that plagues a number of wide-bodied civil airliners, quite a few people would be remarkably grateful. That's when you've finished the revalidation of the 737 FCS, but of course that's the work of mere moments.
8th of 7, Apr 26 2020

       Heads down display....
Mindey, Apr 26 2020

       Ads on a HUD! What a great idea! The F-35 Raptor costs an unfeasible amount of money, however you could defray the costs by selling ad space in the HUD. That would be highly valuable ad space as it would only be bought by the military industry.   

       "Get the new Peregrine by Raytheon! Upgrade those ageing Sidewinders with a modern fire-and-forget solution! Trust Raytheon, kill bad guys!!"   

       Sunstone - I think you came at this idea arseways...
wagster, Apr 26 2020

       // That would be highly valuable ad space //   

       For the civil market, you could get "Hey, why land at THAT boring airport ? Just turn onto two six five degrees, climb to four five hundred, and change your Approach frequency to one two two decimal seven five, and in less than ten minutes you can be landing at our new super-airport, and receiving a special voucher for our facilities !"
8th of 7, Apr 26 2020

       how about repurposing this for heads up displays blocking real world ads. that would be novel and interesting, kind of opposite of the usual use case
theircompetitor, Apr 26 2020

       So you would stand in the middle of Piccadilly Circus or Times Square, look up and see ... nothing.
pertinax, Apr 27 2020

       <Gratuitous, unnecessary and irritating pedantry>   

       You can't see "nothing", because to see something, that something has to reflect or emit light. If there is "nothing", then by definition there is nothing there to reflect or emit, just an absence of photons.   

       So you can sense the existence of "nothing" only in a negative sense that you can't see anything at all. If you see anything, then it can't be nothing, because nothing can't be seen. At all.   

       We refer you to the writings of some smug knowall ancient Greek, probably Plato. We can't be bothered to check which one it was... little wrinkly bald bloke in a bath towel, thought a lot of himself. You know the sort.   

       </Gratuitous, unnecessary and irritating pedantry>
8th of 7, Apr 27 2020

       You are referring to Plato's dialog "The Sophist".   

       Good effort.
pertinax, Apr 27 2020

       //heads up displays blocking real world ads. that would be novel and interesting// Wonderful idea... someone should post it as an idea... <link>
pocmloc, Apr 27 2020

       // "The Sophist". //   

       An expert on soft furnishings, too ? Figures... spent all his time lounging around.
8th of 7, Apr 27 2020

       Why stop at adds? & why limit yourself to just what's on the heads up display? <link>
Skewed, Apr 27 2020

       //see ... nothing// the mind usually fills in the blanks. So that would be seeing something because of nothing.
wjt, May 01 2020

       No, that would be believing you see something, when you're actually seeing nothing.   

       It might be easier for all concerned if you just went away and studied the script of "Rosencranz and Guildenstern are dead" in a room on your own, especially the bit about "being dead, not in a box".   

       Then you can come back and explain it to everyone else.
8th of 7, May 01 2020

       As I stated before, death is a event horizon. Being dead, implies coming back, which is not possible. It's not death.
wjt, May 03 2020


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