1998-12-10 - Re: No Subject ( camera nonsense )

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From: Marshall Clow <mclow@owl.csusm.edu>
To: Lucky Green <shamrock@cypherpunks.to>
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UTC Datetime: 1998-12-10 00:11:24 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 10 Dec 1998 08:11:24 +0800

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From: Marshall Clow <mclow@owl.csusm.edu>
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 1998 08:11:24 +0800
To: Lucky Green <shamrock@cypherpunks.to>
Subject: Re: No Subject ( camera nonsense )
In-Reply-To: <366EF650.B19@lsil.com>
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> The wire loops (in sets of two a few meters apart) are in every stretch of
> freeway in California. They report the numbers and speed of all
> vehicles. Have so for decades. This allows the Caltrans operation centers
> to instantly identify backups due to accidents, etc. Once in a while, the
> evening news do a story on these operation centers.
> So we still don't know what the grey sensors do. Note that these sensors
> are typically mounted only above the two right lanes.

Check out <http://traffic.maxwell.com> for real-time results
of these sensors. You used to be able to get results for individual
sensors, but they made the site "easier to use". 
-- Marshall

Marshall Clow     Adobe Systems   <mailto:mclow@mailhost2.csusm.edu>

Freedom isn't being able to do what you like, it's allowing someone else
to do or say something you hate and supporting their right to do so.