Comments: Million Dollar Idea

I'm thinking more of another switch that says "turn off/on indicators".

Modem and router lights that blink, outlet strips that shine, even the breathing of the macbook pro.

I want to choose to have them off please without actually turning them off.

Posted by Terri at June 6, 2012 8:43 AM

Dang Libertarians! Making perfect the enemy of the good again!

Well, yeah, but you are not going to redesign every piece of gear you buy. But you can put a sticker that blocks 50% of it, or two on a particularly offensive one.

Posted by jk at June 6, 2012 9:43 AM

The last LED alarm clock I bought had a "bright/dim" switch. The dim setting was distracting to aircraft in the nearby DIA landing approach so I had to disassemble the darn thing and apply translucent red tape across the face of the amber (as I recall) display to attenuate it. It still wasn't enough so I applied a second layer of tape. Now I can sleep (and aircraft don't buzz the bungalow.)

Sounds like a winning idea to me, man.

Posted by johngalt at June 6, 2012 2:57 PM
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