FigureitoutJune 10, 2013 1:09 PM

They're screwing themselves in the process...Just like we've done w/ our computer systems, too complex too fast. We communicate w/ probes like 11billion miles away w/ 8-20 watts and use a reflector on the moon to measure distance.

vas pupJune 10, 2013 2:04 PM

Faradey 'caging' inside the house of potential target to block RFID activation?

JamesB192June 10, 2013 8:27 PM

There is a book I like, in it one of the protagonists strongly suspected the antagonists were tracing something the resistance had. He then ran off and only allowed his gaurds who were willing to part from all of their stuff to rejoin him. The gas drone gassed the kit.(/vague)

Stephan BrunJune 10, 2013 10:37 PM

As a fledgling boater, it amuses me what havoc seawater can wreak with anything electric. Lost a phone that way.

Artificial seawater may also be had. ;D

tlpWENT2mJune 10, 2013 11:34 PM

"Faradey 'caging' inside the house of potential target to block RFID activation?"
Not so simple if the RFID works in the SHF Spectrum or higher.

Marcos El MaloJune 11, 2013 7:43 AM

Faraday cage inside a house won't stop someone from slapping a RFID sticker on the outside.

phred14June 11, 2013 7:54 AM

In the realm of science fiction, Vernor Vinge wrote, "A Deepness in the Sky". A key part of the plot revolved around the protagonist running an underground resistance fight using only "locator tags" as weapons. Of course his locator tags were a bit more than today's RFIDs, but not *that* much. What's interesting is that this was published in 1999.

vas pupJune 11, 2013 11:25 AM

Thank you for your tip.
Is it possible to apply similar trick as for grounding your car (conductor attached to the body and permamtenly touching road) against police radar for
SHF Spectrum or higher to prevent activation in addition to Faradey cage itself?

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