I’d like to see them make (Nov, 1946)
Yes, the big advantage of voice recognition is that it allows you more time to sexually harass your secretary.
I’d like to see them make
Cartoons by SYD LANDI
Everybody has his own pet idea of some gadget he would like to see in general use. What is YOURS? Popular Science Monthly will pay five dollars for every such suggestion that its editors decide to publish.
Front-Door Viewer. Unwelcome callers could be avoided gracefully, thinks R. Auerbach, of New York City, if a television screen recorded their arrival.
Glowing Stairways. Coat the risers with phosphorescent paint, suggests James Brickel, of Burlington, Vt., and you will eliminate the need for electric lighting.
Car Refrigerator, it would save time and soothe tempers of tourists, declares Sidney R. Pell, of Floydada, Tex., to have cool drinks and food always at hand.
Conversation Cutter. Daniel Shane- field, of South Orange, N. J., proposes a visual means of notifying the long-winded telephoner that someone wants the wire.
Electronic Typewriter. Both boss and secretary might appreciate one, suggests Albert L. Maran, of Endicott, N.Y., that would transcribe automatically.
Adjustable Ironing Board. Mrs. Reis Kash, of Cincinnati, thinks it should have telescoping legs, so both short and tall women could iron comfortably.