[extropy-chat] Worldwide SOS system

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Wed Oct 5 09:31:38 UTC 2005

On Wed, Oct 05, 2005 at 06:20:49PM +0930, Emlyn wrote:

> Yes, well, but what if you are Lost? Tropical island, you know, like
> the show, with no equipment?

No equipment is the Cast Away scenario. These are so rare to be negligible.

The point is that a satellite phone with built-in
GPS is a fundamentally cheap device, if just used to get help.
A person's life is currently worth about a couple megabucks
in old industrialized places. Plenty of satellite phone minutes

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