Alarmclock puzzle

AVee openmoko-comunity at
Fri May 16 00:23:23 CEST 2008

On Tuesday 13 May 2008 18:34, Mo Abrahams wrote:
> Although people will have to start setting their final alarm for ten
> minutes earlier than they really need to get up, to give them time to
> solve the really hard puzzle without making themselves late anyway.
> How sensitive is GPS? An alarm that doesn't turn off until you leave
> your bedroom would be a good one.

The GPS might just be sensible enough, problem is though, it can only measure 
where the phone is. I can just see those neo's (freerunners, sorry) flying 
right out of the window. :)


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