Monday Comic: Internet of Things

Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator | 9/23/2013 | 38 comments

Brian Moore
The future of sick days.

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nasimson   Monday Comic: Internet of Things   11/30/2013 8:34:15 AM
Re: woulnd't do this.
@ glenbern: 

> He also doesn't wear a watch and always knows what time it is. It's
> always amazed me that you can ask him what time it is and he's
> always within 10 minutes.

Thats a wow! Does he has to look at the sky to tell the time? Or he just relies on his internal clock?

Such a trait would come handy for adventurers, campers spending weeks & months on their own.
freespiritny25   Monday Comic: Internet of Things   10/7/2013 9:50:35 AM
Re: Internet of Things
LOL Seems like he's having a automated morning from hell!
Sara Peters   Monday Comic: Internet of Things   9/30/2013 9:37:53 AM
Re: woulnd't do this.
Wow... last night I said that I never wake up before my alarm and I never wake up feeling well-rested.... But this morning I woke up almost 2 hours before my alarm clock and immediately got out of bed, feeling perfectly fine.

So, today I'll declare that I never have a million dollars in my bank account!

(Maybe tomorrow the world will prove me wrong again.)
glenbren   Monday Comic: Internet of Things   9/30/2013 2:53:52 AM
Re: woulnd't do this.
My husband has never needed an alarm clock to wake up. He also doesn't wear a watch and always knows what time it is. It's always amazed me that you can ask him what time it is and he's always within 10 minutes. I set my alarm and usually wake up before it goes off, but I wouldn't trust myself without it.
Sara Peters   Monday Comic: Internet of Things   9/29/2013 7:02:28 PM
Re: woulnd't do this.
@Taimoor  Wow. That your father "said he never had to use an alarm clock because he would tell his mind to wake up at a specific time and it would. I wouldn't have believed him but I have tried it and it works."   I've tried it too... and it doesn't.  :)


I envy you! Some people must have much better internal biorhythmic  clocks than me. I need my alarm clock every day, and even then sometimes I sleep through it. I'm groggy every morning. I have a hard time falling asleep, a hard time staying asleep, and a hard time getting up! I've tried everything, but I can't perfect the whole sleeping and waking up.


Sigh. There was one time it worked: the morning I left for my honeymoon I woke up at 4 am happy and refreshed without an alarm clock. I guess I need to take a lot more honeymoons.


 
Sara Peters   Monday Comic: Internet of Things   9/29/2013 6:57:43 PM
Re: Sad but it happens
@glenbren  Yes! Make this happen! "Someone needs to invent a power bar that will accommodate all different sizes of plugs, or there needs to be some standardization of the plugs. No matter how big a power bar I get, I can't ever use all the outlets because the plugs go every which way. It's like doing a jigsaw puzzle trying to fit them all in!" E2 community I challenge you to make glenbren's dream come true.

Sara Peters   Monday Comic: Internet of Things   9/29/2013 6:54:36 PM
Re: Hahahaaaa!
@Michael Steinhart  Wow... talk about lack of privacy!

"Cough cough, I can't make it in today, I'm sick."

 "Oh yeah? Your WiFi thermometer just told me you have no fever, and your bed just emailed HR with your vital signs. You're fine. See you at 9."


Maybe HR departments need to add a new form of paid day off: we'll have vacation, personal, sick, and "mental health" days.

Saad   Monday Comic: Internet of Things   9/25/2013 12:11:49 PM
Re: Sad but it happens
yeah true its scary :( but cool ;)
SaneIT   Monday Comic: Internet of Things   9/25/2013 7:25:48 AM
Re: woulnd't do this.
It took my Android phone a few minutes to catch up when I flew across the country.  Probably because an airport terminal is not the best place to get cellular or GPS signals but this isn't just a location based issue.  Apple had some trouble with a date change a couple years ago that resulted in a whole bunch of people complaining about missing appointments since the time didn't' change and their alarms went off late.
tinym   Monday Comic: Internet of Things   9/24/2013 11:10:46 PM
Re: woulnd't do this.
@taimoor do you get enough sleep at night? I still haven't mastered the internal alarm clock. I tend to worry I won't even hear my alarm when I got to bed late (which happens nearly every night). Too tired to hear the noise equals a really late day...
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