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Einsty

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#7 - More importantly, it's a stupid idea.  [+] (8 new replies) 01/30/2015 on 4 Steps Closer To The Future +2
User avatar #9 - smokeythbear (01/30/2015) [-]
Why?
User avatar #10 - Einsty (01/31/2015) [-]
>leds bellow glass will never be visible enough. Leds are not bright enough. All the great visualisations they show are from bird's perspective as well. Cars are not that high. The leds won't outshine the ambient light unless it's really dark. Unless you provide them with large quantities of power that is.
>hexagonal tiles will never accomodate nuances of road curvature.
>glass can't be repaired if broken. You need to replace the blocks, reconnect them, check sealing, ... Most places will just fill the gap with concrete the third time this happens.
>break one of those tiles and wait for rain, see what happens
>asphalt roads cannot under any circumstance be a target of a computer virus because asphalt doesn't compute.
>This would only worsen light polution. A lot.
>what will wildlife do? The animals need to cross the road safely at night. How will they react to the bright glowing lines? Unless you turn the lights on only when needed, and how does that replace the headlights really?
>asphalt road retains full functionality and remains legible even when dirty or after a small fire.
>this smart road's prime advantage is adaptability that would go unused on 99% of places, almost all the time. Because most roads lead from A to B, trough the most comfortable path. That doesn't change unless something big happens. The road just sits there, for decades and centuries. It's like using a television to show a picture of one painting for 30 years.
>Go on, let me swing an axe at it a dozen times, see how that stands together. It will be a target of vandalism and collateral damage. I live in a neighborhood that deals with drunk crowds every night. I can guarantee you 10% of the tiles would be destroyed after the first month.
>The expense of it's introduction is hardly justified.
>If solar panels were capable of rentable output they would be used widely already.
>There's no direct sunlight on forest roads, even asphalt ones. Or roads in canyons or valeys.
>Removing all that asphalt would not make it disappear. Removed asphalt is completely reused for making new asphalt under normal circumstances.
#16 - angelusprimus (01/31/2015) [-]
Its an idea in development.
And while it might not work in their most ambitious form, they can still work quite well in many others.
1: They could be used to replace asphalt on parking lots right now.
2: they can replace cobbles in city squares, without LEDs
3: Put in low traffic roads in small towns and pay for the city electricity needs.

Etc.

While their biggest ambition won't work, probably, there are many applications where solar plating can replace current materials, and be very profitable.

p.s. I've worked with thick plate glass, you taking an axe to it would mean at best just few small scratches on it, at worst a broken axe and arm. Plate glass is harder than some metals.
User avatar #18 - Einsty (01/31/2015) [-]
p.s. okay then.
To replace that point:
>current road repair crews need minimal education and training. You will need better educated and trained crews to lay it down and upkeep it, which increases the costs rapidly.
User avatar #17 - Einsty (01/31/2015) [-]
1. yeah, you mean the places covered in cars during the day? Cars aren't transparent and block sunshine almost completely.
2. this is probably the most reasonable application - only pedestrian areas where the pavement is not subject to the wear of traffic.
3. Or, you know, you could put a solar plant just outside of town. The panels cannot safely and fully replace a classical road. And even so, outside of affluent areas, they will go to shit pretty damn quick.
#19 - angelusprimus (01/31/2015) [-]
1: Even on full parking lot coverage is about 40-60% of the area. Most parking lots out of big cities rarely are more than 50% full.
3: Solar plants take area and it can't be used for something else. Point of this is that you can get energy without using up any more land. If they can or can't fully replace classical road is an open question. Its a completely new technology, in its infancy, hell embrionic phase. People used to say that smelly, loud automobile will never replace good old horse carriage.

p.s.
Its a modular system. Complex to make, really easy to install, anyone smart enough to be able to replace a car battery could be trained to replace those panels in couple of hours.
#11 - smokeythbear (01/31/2015) [-]
Excellent explanation
User avatar #12 - Einsty (01/31/2015) [-]
Thank you.
#6 - That's gonna make someone rusty. 01/30/2015 on I said just a bit of salt... 0
#22 - That must have been a windy day. 01/30/2015 on MFW i get this username 0
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#63 - Some have been here before. Minidumping.  [+] (10 new replies) 01/30/2015 on А lucky man with his family +5
#133 - misterusername (01/30/2015) [-]
I would like to get names on all of them, i only know a few
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#86 - Why would you put a gun in a mace?  [+] (1 new reply) 01/30/2015 on The RecoilMachine: Wall... +1
#113 - pridefulmatthew (01/30/2015) [-]
Why not.
#66 - I think she's got skinny legs and sits with them crossed. Or s… 01/30/2015 on Times have changed +12
#67 - It's because it's cgi. 01/30/2015 on (untitled) 0
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#18 - I think it means that ordinance is on the way to target.  [+] (1 new reply) 01/29/2015 on ISIS +6
User avatar #46 - gatorade (01/29/2015) [-]
Nah man it's a hit marker trust me I'm a navy seal
#6 - Also, older windows could display a webpage as the wallpaper. 01/28/2015 on (untitled) 0
#5 - Win Vista had Dreamscene that could play *.wmv loops. Win … 01/28/2015 on (untitled) 0
#9 - It's more practical to bring it with yourself to the **…  [+] (1 new reply) 01/28/2015 on Your wireless internet... +3
User avatar #10 - alfibrakiz (01/28/2015) [-]
I see your point. I guess it has some uses. But I don't really use my phone that much
#7 - Good luck hooking that up to your smartphone.  [+] (3 new replies) 01/28/2015 on Your wireless internet... +3
User avatar #8 - alfibrakiz (01/28/2015) [-]
4G bitch. With my phone subscription unlimited data! Suck it!
also, why would I need a cellphone when I have a computer at my disposal at all times?
User avatar #9 - Einsty (01/28/2015) [-]
It's more practical to bring it with yourself to the shitter for example. Also, 4G drains battery way too fast for convenient use.
User avatar #10 - alfibrakiz (01/28/2015) [-]
I see your point. I guess it has some uses. But I don't really use my phone that much
#953 - I come here to be amongst the internet's best bunch of faggots…  [+] (1 new reply) 01/28/2015 on Who are you and why do you... 0
#971 - auyster (01/28/2015) [-]
Thanks man.
#37 - A divorce based on 15 pixels. Good job. 01/27/2015 on Divorce picture 0
#8 - I think this was a better approach. With white ink, it can wor…  [+] (1 new reply) 01/27/2015 on Well, do it? +1
User avatar #30 - sovietsamurai (01/27/2015) [-]
Bluetooth eh?

Hmm .... Program it to control one of those bluetooth-controllable drones with the camera, then I'll be happy

What's more, put a watch and other shit in it

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User avatar #34 - cloudpawtwo ONLINE (01/12/2015) [-]
4096x4096 version of the artistic earth

i.imgur.com/vzou1Zp.jpg
User avatar #35 to #34 - Einsty (01/12/2015) [-]
It's still a bit extreme, though not as much as before. Double check your dimensions (radius x diameter etc.) Look on the pictures of mountain ranges and you will see that rarely any slope is steeper than 45° or 60° if the mountain is not yet eroded.
User avatar #36 to #35 - cloudpawtwo ONLINE (01/12/2015) [-]
This isn't the fixed verison, I should've mentioned that.

The fixed one will be done sometime tomorrow - It was quadruple the amount of polygons, and being rendered by a single 4GHz 8 core.

User avatar #30 to #29 - Einsty (09/02/2014) [-]
Thank you.
#31 to #30 - tridaak (09/02/2014) [-]
Have another
User avatar #32 to #31 - Einsty (09/02/2014) [-]
Thanks.

You're making me wish I had a turtle.
#33 to #32 - tridaak (09/02/2014) [-]
I used to have a turtle... maybe I should get one again.
I used to have a turtle... maybe I should get one again.
#26 - presidentmoose (06/24/2014) [-]
Will you gift me something? anything, I don't care. I've been moosing people up for 7 hours now, I need something to make me smile. Or at least give me your BEST thumbs up gif
#27 to #26 - Einsty (06/25/2014) [-]
Take this, it has been given to me by a stranger on fj for one photoshopped image.
Take this, it has been given to me by a stranger on fj for one photoshopped image.
#28 to #27 - presidentmoose (06/25/2014) [-]
Oh 						****					 yes. TPB's.. you couldn't have given me anything better, my friend.
Oh **** yes. TPB's.. you couldn't have given me anything better, my friend.
#25 - evilhomer ONLINE (06/21/2014) [-]
User avatar #19 - zerotzallander ONLINE (06/17/2014) [-]
No. I have not seen it.
User avatar #20 to #19 - Einsty (06/18/2014) [-]
You'll do best to keep it that way.
#21 to #20 - zerotzallander ONLINE (06/18/2014) [-]
Well. I've "seen stuff" why not add that to the list?
User avatar #22 to #21 - Einsty (06/18/2014) [-]
I'd link you then, but it was long ago and I can't seem to find it. But I think you'll know it when you see it.
#23 to #22 - zerotzallander ONLINE (06/18/2014) [-]
slightly relevant :}
User avatar #3 - revengeforfreeze (09/25/2013) [-]
einstyn
User avatar #4 to #3 - Einsty (09/25/2013) [-]
Yes?
User avatar #5 to #4 - revengeforfreeze (09/27/2013) [-]
Are you intelligent?
User avatar #6 to #5 - Einsty (09/27/2013) [-]
Some people say so, some beg to differ. As per my opinion, I think I am intelligent.

Why do you ask?
User avatar #7 to #6 - revengeforfreeze (09/30/2013) [-]
Curiuos
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