I want one.
Lighting Science and Global Good to Develop Light-Based Alternatives to Pesticides
Basically, it uses a low power infra-red light to spot flying insects, then hits it with another low power laser that determines the wing beat frequency and then if it’s in a specific range – matching female mosquitoes – (males are different to females, and only females bite) then it gets hit with a higher power laser that kills the insect.
Living near a river with marshlands nearby, this would be a life-saver. Possibly without hyperbole.
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Just a quick one, since I just discovered this. (Apparently I’m slow!)
You all probably know, in a windows batch file, you can do something like this:
echo first %1
echo second %2
echo rest %*
which will give you:
c:\>test.cmd john paul ringo george
rest ringo george
but if you use these modifiers you can save a lot of dodgy text work:
which will give you (assuming the file actually exists):
You can get some more parameters by typing FOR /? or CALL /? at the command line
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