The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Good intentions with bad implementations should be outlawed! Oh wait … they are!

I'm sitting, futzing around on the computer. Bunny is in the other room, watching television when this horrible buzzing noise starts. I'm thinking, Is that the Emergency Broadcasting System I mean the Emergency Alert System? I don't think I've ever heard it in actual use, when I realize it's coming from my phone and it's an Amber Alert sent by the government.

Oh. I can get these on my iPhone now. Which tells me to be on the lookout for a certain type of vehicle of a certain color, which is only applicable if I'm out, driving about, but Florida law makes it illegal for me to actually check my cell phone while driving!


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