This is precisely where the research effort needs to go.
Sad to say, but vote with your feet.
If we had distributed storage (better batteries) we could crush the fossil fuel industry for good with this, and bankrupt Russia and the Saudis for good measure. It's within reach, within a very few years.
It is kind of a shame. I worked at DEC for 18 years and I knew quite a few genius-level CS guys in the research and AD group where I worked.
But I think the wannabees followed them in. I finished my BS at Fitchburg State College where there are a dozen undergrads and 100 grad students in the CS dept, and almost all of the grad students were Indian. I went to a programming contest there, showed up 40 minutes late for a 2 hour contest, was the only one there writing in Java (because I was intent on learning it at the time) and took 5th place out of a field of 80.
A "Full Computer" isn't what it used to be. We like this kind of thing.
What do you think about Untangle? (untangle.com) You can buy appliance version of it too.
Um, you have heard about "Romneycare" ? He pretty much invented the idea of the individual mandate. And yup, it's working.
seriously drop all mail incoming and outgoing to/from yahoo groups. Put them out of business instantly.
I have personally witnessed a user break out the little tab in a usb jack by repeatedly trying to force the plug in backwards. Twice. The same user.
I've set up a few Cisco Valets and they pick some rather amusing default SSIDs.. usually an adjective plus a species of plant. And the guest password is some kind of fruit or vegetable followed by digits. Some seem so appropos.
Between OS-X, IOS and Android, this discussion is more than a little comical.
Even I, a non-hunter, know that around here deer are normally killed with either a lead slug from a shotgun or with buckshot (notice the word "buck" in the name) which is a shell filled with 9 pellets each of which can contribute little shavings of lead into the meat.
I'm not sure it's legal to hunt deer with a rifle at any time in my state unless it's a herd-thinning thing.
or proceed as if a interested party couldn't equip all those new typewriters with high-tech keyloggers
Remember them? They're still the bane of my existence. Many trucking companies still communicate only by fax.. which injects just enough credibility to keep a lot of other people thinking that faxing is a sane thing to do.