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James Dyson has added a new feature to his vacuum cleaners - they can tell service personnel exactly what the problem is. All you need to do is "phone home" - that is, call the service center. (Read the complete story)

"Back in the late 80's to early 90's I worked wtih Tandem NON-Stop computers which were guaranteed not to fail every component was duplicated and if one died the system called the service company"
(Dave Wilhem 2/26/2005 5:26:02 PM)
"AIRBUS jets have such reduntant computer systems that shut down a computer unit that gives different data than other units(all with same input data). So the minority opinion(data) gets cut. Such "voting" is very rare, because the units are very reliable by themselves. Such event would mandate an unscheduled landing. ------------------------------------- Light bulbs might be the easiest components for predicting/calculating their time of failure. First, street light departments computers could track individual lightbulbs, calculate tear and inform changers 24 hours before failure."
(leviret 2/26/2005 10:16:46 PM)
"aaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrrggggggggghhhhhhhhhhhh losing suction!!!! aaaahhhhh----- Gurgle"
( 12/2/2005 8:41:44 AM)
"Bloody vacuum malfunctioning arghhhhhhh! Only joking not even got this dyson and don't think we will be buying one seeing as how we have had problems with every other Dyson we've had! But at least the website help me with my college homework so thanks! "
(Lucy 9/18/2006 10:47:04 AM)
"I think that Dyson hoovers are the biggest pile i have ever bought! I wouldnt waste my money!!! "
(Freda 9/24/2006 8:40:25 AM)
"I have to agree now i have had 3 Dysons and they have each been worse than the last. Talk about wasting money i think the old fashioned cylinder hoovers top the Dyson anyday of the week!!!! "
(Harry 9/24/2006 8:41:19 AM)
"Glad im not the only one to agree that these hoovers are crap the whole Dyson company is an absolute joke and the adverts lie!!! Along with every other kind of promotion. DYSON IS s***!!!!!Take it from me."
(Freda 9/24/2006 8:42:58 AM)
"You tell them Freda! You go girl!"
(Harry 9/24/2006 8:44:40 AM)
"Dyson is Bollocks "
(Lucy 9/24/2006 8:45:24 AM)

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