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    Never involved in a flame war! sputnik's Avatar
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    Blue LEDs are baaaad

    A lot of us are annoyed by the flashing bluetooth LED, but now there's "science" that tells us why!

    http://www.wired.com/news/technology...,67574,00.html
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    Re: Blue LEDs are baaaad

    Originally posted by sputnik
    A lot of us are annoyed by the flashing bluetooth LED, but now there's "science" that tells us why!

    http://www.wired.com/news/technology...,67574,00.html
    Amusing.

    Thanks for sharing.

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    Interesting article.
    "Blue tends to cause more discomfort and disability glare than other, longer wavelengths," said Dr. David Sliney, an expert on the harmful effects of bright light sources
    So to reduce the hazardous effect of our Blue light (let alone annoyning and blinding flashing at night) see the cool hack that was posted here:

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