A few colleagues replied to our campaign to explain some of the dangers of Google Earth Engine. They said :
As most (...) of these colleagues are quite sensible, I am not worrying too much. But as far as I am concerned, I would have some chances to be a victim of Mrs-Armitage-on-wheels Syndrom (AWS). I guess I do not need to explain it to our british colleagues who consult this blog, this syndrom originates form the great children book from Quentin Blake, that I used to read to my children, some time ago (every night for the two first weeks, then once in a while...) : Mrs Armitage on wheels. Another daddy reads it for you here.
Concerning this post about flooding detection for instance, could you resist the temptation to enhance it a little, adding several levels of flooding, a monitoring of how the water recedes, a comparison to historical flooding levels, and even a little model of plant respiration in the soil to see if the crops have a chance to survive, or a water flow model to see where the wine bottles from your mother-in-law cellar can be now...
And what happens if GEE stops, or requires paiment, or simply changes, of if a stone crosses the road without looking on both sides ?
- "Paheehahurh" (read the book, I do not want to spoil the end... !).