On Apr 30, 11:02 am, Spehro Pefhany <speffS...@interlogDOTyou.knowwhat> wrote: > On Tue, 30 Apr 2013 06:41:11 -0700, John Larkin > > <jjlar...@highNOTlandTHIStechnologyPART.com> wrote: > >On Mon, 29 Apr 2013 21:26:37 -0700 (PDT), RichD <r_delaney2...@yahoo.com> wrote: > > >>Yesterday, I was on a college shuttle bus. The driver > >>was telling a passenger about the alumni donors, that > >>you have to give a billion $ to get your name on a > >>monument; "Do you know how much is a billion? > >>It's about a hundred million" > > >>Are bus drivers allowed to vote? This explains much. > > >Bus drivers don't need to know this stuff. It's more disturbing when journalists > >and politicians are obviously innumerate, which they generally are. > > >Could be the driver was being ironic with that busload of college brats. > > If you want to feel sad, read some of the comments on this: > > http://www.yankodesign.com/2013/04/26/plug-it-on-the-window/ > > I hope most of them are 'plants' by some amoral marketing firm. I'd > hate to think that many people are so innumerate. > > All they need to do is to solve a couple of "technical problems". > Kettles and toasters from something the size of a hockey puck. 8-(
Fun... they have stainless steel ice cubes too. ('cause ice doesn't cool very well) They need someone who has done some thermodynamics.