[LINK] Micro-inverters and Browser Monitoring Key to Solar Power
ben at adversary.org
Fri Nov 19 13:30:48 AEDT 2010
On 16/11/10 7:39 AM, Ivan Trundle wrote:
> (Wandering dangerously off-topic, off-list...)
Yes, but in for a penny, in for a pound ...
> Interesting pluralistic deontological aside: whose random deaths are
> we referring to? And how does one condemn others to this fate?
Well, I was thinking of the potential increase in deaths due to
> Is it the people of the future - for whom the prospect of having an
> environment that kills them - or the people of today, for whom the
> environment is not yet hostile, and whose resilience is (apparently)
> It's a good example of the trolley car paradox (moral
Oh, bugger, you've got me.
Normally I'd flip the switch or push the fat man in the path of the
trolley, but it's a bit more difficult when you don't know what
technological advances might save future generations.
Yeah ... I've been staring at this email for a while now and I can't
decide which way to choose. I'm going to have to state the obvious:
that it's a real conundrum (that's probably going to lurk in the back
of my mind for a while).
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