No-Fly Zone

Having got home rather late from teaching class, I’ll leave you this evening with a brief but truly uplifting item: about the implementation, finally, of a technological fantasy I’ve been entertaining for decades.

Seriously, this is outstanding. Have a look here.

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4 Comments

  1. Kevin Kim says

    As some of my friends can confirm, I’ve fantasized about such a device for years. We need to mount that thing on one of those disc-shaped cleaning robots and let it patrol the house during the summer and early fall months. Especially in Korea, Land of the Morning Bloodsuckers. I love every Korean season except summer, and part of the reason I hate summer is all the damn mosquitoes.

    Posted February 18, 2010 at 11:47 pm | Permalink
  2. Malcolm says

    Yes, me too, ever since I used to live on a farm in New Jersey back in the 70’s.

    This thing is just brilliant, and I want one.

    Posted February 18, 2010 at 11:51 pm | Permalink
  3. I’d like one for all-purpose pest control.

    Jeffery Hodges

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    Posted February 18, 2010 at 11:54 pm | Permalink
  4. JK says

    Whoa guys, remember when we began this? Ya’ll are talking ’bout it being fantasy but if you’ll recall we were all were trying to get DARPA interested? Ever hear Bill Gates’ being interested in partnering with DARPA on laser-zapping mosquitos before we started talking about this?

    Bill and his ol’ lady were simply looking to buy a controlling interest is some condom company – then stumbled across what was NOT mere fantisizing.

    Guys? Look it may take some time, but our Grandchildren’s Grandkids will shout continuing “Way To Go You Ol’ Dead Guys!” so long as we stay aligned.

    We can win this, hell just look at the film, isn’t that what we all imagined?

    Jeffery? You didn’t sell the rest of us out did you?

    Posted February 19, 2010 at 3:45 am | Permalink