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So you work in an office, and you take a bag lunch to work.
Your wife packs your lunch, cause it's the 70's, or she's
racked with guilt over her affair, I dunno. It's your birthday,
and your coworkers have forgotten. Come lunchtime, you
find a 'digital sticky note' resting on your potato salad.
press play and are treated to your wife and daughter
singing happy birthday. Your boss overhears, remembers
what his daughter was like at that age, long before she ran
away with a gentile and stopped calling, and he generously
gives you the rest of the day off, and heck why not a raise
too. On the note, after the song, your wife reminds you to
pick up milk and menthols on your way home. So you walk
in the house, put away the milk, and go to tell your wife the
good news, only to find her in bed with your sister, Angela.
Recording a response to the birthday song, you tell your
wife to expect a divorce, and stick the digital note on the
front door as you leave, where a small light flashes to
announce theres a response.
So the thing would be small, sticky, cheap, reusable. The
sound quality doesn't have to be good, just a green light for
a message, a red light for a response, sticky and magnetic
on one side, and no bigger than a post it note, though
thicker. I dont know about batteries or lcd screens or
speaker sizes, just small, light and cheap enough almost to
be disposable, so you can have a half dozen in a drawer by
the phone, and another dozen scattered about in purses,
cars, around the house.
||These will be made soon. I haven't heard of anyone planning to do so yet, but given the size of the cameras in mobile phones and the development of the new flexible oled screens, it's only a matter of time.
||//small, sticky, cheap, reusable, like a condom// Genius. Bun.
||-- * [click here for my response]