Eugene Leitl wrote:
> Btw, the methanol fuel cell thingys seem to maturing rapidly. If you
> can get them to burn ethanol (letting a bottle of methanol lying
> around the house is asking for trouble, whether you have children, or
> no), you can make a robogotchi with a thirst for high-proof
> hooch. Your robogotchi would start pawing you for vodka, when its
> energy resources will be running low. You could also make it find its
> feeder (filled with spirits) automatically.
> It's more fun that way, and fuel cells have a higher energy density
> than batteries.
If I had the time, I would develop ethanol fuel cells for laptop battery
replacement. That way one could keep one's computer running at full power on
those long airline trips, and get a business tax write-off on the "fuel."
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