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Posted by on Aug 29, 2007 in Technology, Tomfoolery | 0 comments

Still no cure for cancer…

But ‘intelligent coconuts’ are helping battle airport noise:

Intelligent coconuts are the latest invention to come out of the MIT Media Lab, designed to combat excessive airport noise. They have in-built noise sensors, and will be hung on trees surrounding San Jose International Airport. When they detect a jet coming in louder than it should they use their built-in cell phone to call the airport complaint hotline and leave one of four pre-recorded messages.

Full story at Gizmodo

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