A part of Max Headroom I wish had not come true.

"An off switch?! She'll get twenty years for that!"

"Why is taxi advertising so effective", it asked me. Why indeed.

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5 Responses:

  1. The ones in China have a mute button, but alas no off button.

  2. Samuel Kleiner says:

    Heinlein predicted it first

  3. Looks like a good use for full sheet self-adhesive decals.

  4. Patrick says:

    The ones here in Vegas have a language selection button. If you hit it, the device stays quiet on the language selection screen for the rest of your ride.

  5. David M.A. says:

    You can mute them in New York. Well, most of the time.

    Until the driver thinks it crashed and reboots it from the front seat.