[time-nuts] New unit of time measurement

Mark J. Blair nf6x at nf6x.net
Sun Jan 15 20:01:27 EST 2012


On Jan 14, 2012, at 23:12 , Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> You are not the first researcher of this interesting phenomena:
> 
> http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/cellphone-ban-would-be-a-distraction/2011/12/16/gIQAdv2GyO_story.html


Article states: "Upon arriving at a red light, drivers apply the brakes, pick up their mobile devices, and begin reading and sending e-mails. The signal to resume driving comes not from the green light but from some motorist in the back tapping politely on the horn."


This is why I begin honking immediately after stopping. It removes the latency, which can otherwise be annoying at a light with a short green cycle. :-)



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