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This idea was inspired by a poem someone posted on my site
(see link) The idea is to create a computer monitor that would
emmit ultra violet rays giving the user a flattering suntan.
At my alma mater, Carnegie Mellon, this was badly needed.
The students there would develop a pasty pallor from
inside to long, and often shielded their eyes upon emerging
from the buildings where computer clusters were housed, like
poor blind moles. They also had trouble getting dates--
despite the prodigious number of well tanned, less studious
people who could be fount at the University of Pittsburgh just
down the street.
the poem that inspired me
[futurebird, Aug 19 2001]
||but then I would need to put sun-tan lotion on when I use my computer...
||As a perpetual laptop user and suntan seeker, I like the idea. My current fair-weather solution is to work on the deck in the sun in my speedo with my laptop to the side, umbrella's shielding my laptop and eyes.