eRe4s3r wrote on Nov 28, 2012, 02:29: I am not talking about "does it work" because I know you can charge devices this way.. I am talking about that this is the absolutely most inefficient way to produce electricity there is. There is no worse way to generate electricity than this. ;P
And who cares? You're acting like the energy isn't going to be generated anyway - but it is. Right now it's just being used for, well, nothing. So finding a way to use it for something productive is a step up regardless of how inefficient it is.