Quiet-List 1997

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Re: Quiet Jackhammer-again

futurist@interlog.com wrote:

> The wave blows down a muzzle and hits a bean-size steel projectile,
> which
> shoots out the end of the jackhammer at 3,000 feet per second--almost
> three
> times the speed of sound.

Great idea!

Maybe someone will invent a legal bean-sized projectile to break up the
noise from a barking dog too. At 3 times the speed of sound, it might
just stop that noise in the previous incarnation.

Seriously, though, this is one of the arguments for the advancement of
technology: Technology can solve any problems that technology creates.
Maybe some biologist will come up with a "social responsibility" pill
for those Neanderthals out there.


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