h a l f b a k e r y
Not so much a thought experiment as a single neuron misfire.
add, search, annotate, link, view, overview, recent, by name, random
news, help, about, links, report a problem
or get an account
Quite simply, its a radio transceiver with a solar panel, or a hand crank, with a directional antenna.
Install this device on multiple playgrounds and direct it to communicate with each other.
Now you have a network of kids talking together on playgrounds.
If you are feeling adventurous, you
can even add a radio FM station kit, so kids can run their own 'local' radio station.
||This could be useful as a time-measuring device for very short intervals - such as the interval between its installation, and it being stolen, smashed, or both.