Missouri Senator Clair McCaskill says she's going to introduce a bill that will force the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to allow the use of electronic devices on airplanes — from take off to landing. Read the rest of the story from Politico.
Couple of things to talk about today; let’s begin with new policy from the TSA…
Have you heard the predictions that someday we'll wear clothes that have computers? And glasses. And wrist watches. And who knows what. Will we have to turn off all those things before a plane can take-off?
That's the question posed by technology writer Nick Bilton, of the New York Times:
Have you been keeping up with the all the silliness surrounding the Alec Baldwin affair? In case you haven't, here's the story in 140 characters or less!
"Right before going to work, John Villarreal sometimes plays video games to get his mind revved up. He is mentally preparing for his eight-hour shift as an air-traffic controller based here." Some of you may not find any comfort in his warm up routine... Read the rest of the story from the Wall Street Journal.
We don't know if the study is worth a grain of salt, but it makes for interesting reading: