Will Goode comments

Posted in: Gov't unveils measures to prevent car crashes caused by elderly drivers See in context

Lets not be ageist OR sexist OR racist; driving has got to the stage where its better tested with the inclusion of a simulator like a pilot, a health test, again, like a pilot, and occasional drug&alcohol testing,as you get with an operator of potentially dangerous machinery.

By all means get car companies like Toyota on board, am sure they would love the challenge, it would appear its been too difficult for Tesla.

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Posted in: Carbon zero: The business case for renewable electricity See in context

Decarbonization of Electricity Production is achieved through Nuclear, but decarbonization of forest burn, both accidental and on purpose is of major concern, as is methane from farming and thawing , a far more more potent Greenhouse Gas, which also has doubled to 2ppm

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Posted in: Nissan to cut CEO's pay for overlooking Ghosn's alleged misconduct See in context

Agreed this is the way they should have dealt with Ghosn, its just cos he's a foreigner, they deserve their profit drop, I will never buy Nissan again, and I see Renault wants to join with Fiat Chrysler instead.

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Posted in: Want a bed? See in context

Anyone know where you can get the polypropylene weave mattress, cool light and washable, used one in Kamata, but couldn't find one to buy, its made in Osaka I believe, tried IKEA, no luck, another one know or can put me in touch with organisers of the bed show, could be a great export for Japan, perfect for Australia !

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Posted in: Parts of Japan experience record high temperatures for May See in context

You do realise that what little you do to keep CO2 ppm under 420 is dwarfed by Chinese influence to promote increased coal usage in surrounding nations under cheap BRI loans !

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Posted in: G-20 agriculture ministers agree to boost productivity See in context

Well it does when its bagged and removed, down from 500 to about 20 rad, if that, get over it no ones dying, of much more concern is the chickens and pigs dying of flu.

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Posted in: AI-based automotive stereo camera improves nighttime performance of automatic braking See in context

Different you need radar like Tesla (not lidar), for poor visibility conditions, but Hitachi Stereo Camera work well in the clear, light or dark.

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Posted in: Japan to announce participation in U.S. lunar project by year-end See in context

Maybe we can put nuclear waste there

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Posted in: 2 teens arrested after woman on moped injured by rope across road See in context

Three other cases in twenty comments, all kids pranking, but as you would imagine bad outcomes , broken bones and tendon damage, no one died, no intended victim, a year in juvenile detention, not attempted murder.

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Posted in: Death by diet: the race to transform the world's bad food habits See in context

Feeding the "ten billion", is the least of our worries, maybe food should be the constraint rather than CO2 emissions

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Posted in: 'Driving graduation ceremonies' help coax elderly to give up licenses See in context

Yes I think technology will come to the rescue, Tesla and Toyota are both working on safer mobility options.

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Posted in: Boeing wins confidence of shareholders, prepares for key 737 MAX test flight See in context

The real answer is to lengthen the wheel struts of the plane , then the engine can fit under the wing as Airbus have done.

Its the right engine to use as it is more efficient but its diameter is greater than the 737 was originally designed for, so it won't fit under the wing and at the same time give enough ground clearance, that is why they moved it forward, that is why they then needed a trim adjustment program to compensate, that is where the fault lies.

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Posted in: Toyota to assemble Lexus in Canada: Trudeau See in context

Interesting, my new battery for my 2006 Gen2 Prius mentioned recycling to there, becoming quite the centre for hybrids outside of Japan.

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Posted in: The future of a countryside fading into oblivion See in context

Lines which are designed and built from the era of freight are high maintenance, with many unstable timber sleepers, the curves are wrong to upgrade to high speed passenger service, and population corridors have moved away from the tracks, the same is happening here in Australia, there is much debate as to what if anything can be done with them, I would like to see single overhead rail supporting high speed gondolier.

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Posted in: Abe, Trudeau extol Pacific trade pact without U.S. See in context

Excluded from both CPTPP and BRI , America is going to lose the trade and turn to war.

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Posted in: 3D goggles may soon help surgeons see better See in context

Wow that's amazing, they're a clever lot the Polish

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Posted in: Trump pressed Abe to have Japan build more vehicles in U.S.: Hagerty See in context

Meanwhile China is asking Tesla to be built there, that is the future, break your ties and join the BRI.

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Posted in: Eye on the ball See in context

Is she balancing on her nose, if so very well done, should go far

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Posted in: Heisei era: Three generations look back, and ahead See in context

Its also the right time like green fields BRI, to reduce emissions this era, time is running out.

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Posted in: No. of travelers to reach record high as 10-day Golden Week holiday begins See in context

Half a million out of 120million going overseas, 24 million on domestic trip, same as last year, its hardly huge.

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Posted in: Panasonic may upgrade Japan plant to make advanced Tesla batteries See in context

Absolutely the best thing Panasonic can do, the cell, seventy millimetres long and twenty one millimetres wide is holding 30% more power, and will be in great demand for homes and cars around the World.

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Posted in: Giga Big Mac returns to McDonald’s Japan, along with Grand Big Mac and new Big Mac Jr See in context

Sounds like its time for a rerun of the documentary, "SUPERSIZE ME".

GenZ is struggling with obesity and diabetes, at least put a " Government Health Warning" on the packaging, as we do with cigarettes !

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Posted in: Stubbed out: Japanese university stops hiring smoking professors See in context

I agree with this, but unfortunately, as nicotine is more addictive than heroin, when this happened, children of poorer families suffered terribly. No money for food, toys, clothes, holidays.

What surprises me is no poster has mentioned the revolution in products that give you nicotine without the smoke, it is super easy to give up "breathing in burning leaves and paper", when any super market will sell gum or spray or patch.

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Posted in: Samsung delays launch of folding Galaxy smartphone See in context

Doesnt matter its South Korea, meanwhile Norway have this !

The P2 Xcursion is designed to be not only affordable, but also to have an unusually roomy cockpit that can carry two people plus a generous amount of luggage. Instead of floats, it uses a fuselage that is self-buoyant and float wings that also provide greater stability. The blended fuselage with a retractable undercarriage is streamlined and the canopy and airfoils reduce drag.

In terms of the numbers, the P2 Xcursion with its composite construction weighs only 750 kg (1,653 lb), yet can carry a payload of 240 kg (529 lb). It has a maximum cruising speed of 130 knots (150 mph, 241 km/h), and a maximum range of 845 nm (972 mi, 1,565 km).

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Posted in: Tesla investigating incident of parked car exploding in Shanghai See in context

Hydrazine explosion at Canaveral on same day, poor old Elon.

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Posted in: NTT to launch trial farming support service with drones, AI tech See in context

That is a great idea, well done Japan, obviously also emissions reduction too is important so Global Warming isn't bringing more insects, maybe Electric Cars.

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Posted in: Honda slows Accord, Civic production in U.S. as buyers shift to SUVs See in context

Yes as Nissan is too (down 15%), maybe you need Ghosn to help you make EVs.

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Posted in: Celebration of Japan's new era big opportunity for businesses See in context

Shame to think of all those Dead Elephants from making those IVORY HANKOs

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Posted in: Kobe city bus hits several pedestrians; 2 dead See in context

Gosh only two pedals, in my day we had three, and we had to double declutch, seems to me autonomous Tesla can't come soon enough.

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Posted in: High school girl skirt lengths and hair fashions once again in a flux See in context

Maybe looking at the picture if pedestrian crossings were freshly painted, along with all road markings there would be fewer accidents, yesterday an old guy today a bus, a least fewer unemployed old children killing their parents this week.

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