21 Jan '15, 3pm

How To Dumb Down Smart Electronics @bb7jobs

How To Dumb Down Smart Electronics @bb7jobs

As a child, I spent a few years in Bryan, Texas, which had installed a timed light system on its main through-town road in 1965. This system allowed drivers who drove about 2 mph below the posted speed limit to travel completely through the town on that road without ever being stopped at a (second) stop light. As an adult in Peoria, Ill., I saw the city “upgrade” to new image sensor stoplights. These were programmed to prefer the larger of the two roads at the intersection (default green was to main road), and to not change unless a car was sensed waiting on the smaller road. The program had weighting so that the longer the main road green light had been active, the quicker the side road sensor would switch the light. A couple of minor points were (A) the lack of coordination among lights on main roads, so that one could literally be stopped at every light on the major str...

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