ALREADY BEEN RECOVERED.... (and had been for hours prior to this story being posted).
The effectiveness of an unfettered "free market" is a myth.
How would we know?
There is not now, nor has there ever been an unfettered free market, not in any segment of power generation.
You forget that most modern cars these days have literally dozens of microcontrollers and hang everything off the CAN-BUS (including the radio!). There are a lot of points of interconnection to worry about shielding/filtering.
But most are IN the engine compartment and the Dash. So a couple layers of wire mesh in these areas will shield most of them in one swell foop.
You still have the harnesses that go through doors, frame, and trunk space to deal with, but you can wrap that in 3M Scotch 24 electrical Shielding tape
You have to assume that as soon as this device becomes commonly available (even if only to law enforcement) it will be used by criminals. Armored Car companies, and Presidential Limos will all be rushing to install counter measures.
The car is already a pretty good Faraday Cage, being mostly metal.
The fact that this took so long to arrive in a viable product (it it is in fact viable) suggest how difficult the task of shutting down a car is. Presumably it is getting easier, because cars are no so much more dependent on computers.
The problem I see is that unless this device can be triggered precisely upon arrival of the target vehicle, you would end up clogging a freeway with 40 stalled vehicles just as your getaway car arrives. So you dump your desperate criminal in a bunch of helpless and confused hostages. If you could aim it, and and make it safe enough to carry on a helicopter you might have a useful product.
As described it sounds simply like another over-reaction tool for police.
The reason why so few girls are in IT and business is neither their inability nor their lack of interest.
So, in one sentence, you substitute your own pet biases for the scientific findings of TFA, and go right back to
the fact far fewer women choose IT careers must by a fault of society.
On the basis of what scientific research do you make such a claim? We are long past the age where women
are trained from childhood to take certain jobs, accept certain careers, or forego careers. Yet women choose
not to engage in certain professions in anywhere near a ratio indicative of the composition of society.
Women, by and large, do not like IT jobs. They don't like being plumbers either. The women I have worked
with in IT were very good at their jobs, but the women on the candidate list were far sparser than the men.
I've worked FOR women in IT and I've had women work for me in IT. I've tried to recruit women and found
most simply were not interested.
Nobody steers women away from IT. They choose it. And the article explains why. Women's and men's brains are
as many have suspected, simply wired differently. And this is evident early in childhood, which causes children
to make choices, and parents to allow those choices.
You don't have to invent a "social evil" to explain away the simple and obvious preponderance of preference.
So, fear of the unknown then?
I've really never seen any indication at all that the retailers are doing anything any different when I have my phone with me than when I don't.
They don't offer me any better deals tailored to what I came in to buy, they don't target advertising at me, certainly not at my phone, nor to I
get any spam from them.
They might be getting smarter about their prices, knowing what the competition's prices are, but they don't need any information from me to
In short, you seem very afraid of the boogie men hiding under your bed.
All my email or other uses of their wifi is encrypted already, and the only thing left for them to sniff is unencrypted pages from third party sellers. Even my google searches are encrypted, so they get nothing from that either.
You can't proxy ssl. And I suspect all this service really does is route everything through Swarm Mobile's transparent proxy. Most stores simply don't have the expertise to deal with basic traffic analysis let alone deep packet inspection, so they hire Swarm.
But as more an more shopping sites use HTTPS, this becomes less and less useful except for mining price checks on non-ssl sites.
Because I'm sure as hell not providing you with the information.
Nor yourself with much functionality.
The "To hire specific people" may be spot on. Sometimes an employer will write a job posting as a way of promoting an internal employee, though they have to post it as an open req for staff, so it doesn't look like favoritism(sp?).
It may be to hire specific people, but it might also be to get someone that can immediately do the job without a whole lot of re-training
and requesting new or different equipment or new software. Perhaps this comes right back to hiring specific people.
Not every employer is willing tu pit up with the 6month retooling and retraining period that bringing in someone new withe their own pet tool set and their own hardware demands. Many know the job can be don with the tools at hand, and the systems can be maintained without yet another gratuitous re-write because the new guy thinks the old guy was a total idiot for using language A when any fool can see the job absolutely needs to be re-written in language B, and that rewrite can be finished in about 9 months. But only if the new guy gets this particular equipment, and is given 3 months to re-document the entire system, starting with a needs assessment and interviewing every person in the company.
In short the IT profession (at just about any level you care to define it) is often a bunch of prima-donnas. And finding someone who can take over a job and successfully manage it just as the guy who died, without a bunch of demands is often the most cost effective way to achieve results.
Jobs aren't created to make perfect little playpens for budding upstarts with their own ideas. Jobs are created to get specific work done and tasks completed.
You got your own little pet methods and tool set, open your own business. Don't use my business for your little drama in three parts.
Yes, that's what it seemed like to me.
I suspect there is a tongue covering device in the mouth to send the electrical to the proper receptors.
As for TOIP, (taste over internet protocol), I think I'll pass. I still can't get Goatse out of my eyes, I'll be damned if I want it in my mouth.
When I asked why Cadillac stuck with a six-speed transmission when every single car they're competing with has more gears, Caddy's answer was, "Just wait." When I asked if we'd see another engine beside the direct-injected 3.6-liter V-6 with 304 hp and 264 lb-ft of torque, I was told, "Just wait." Will there be some sort of hybrid version? "Just wait.".
You don't get 400hp out of a 6, and you don't get anything but a 6 for less than 60 from Cadillac.
Contractors are strictly a niche market for pickup trucks.
By far the majority of them are owned by just regular people with enough need to occasionally haul stuff.
If gas stations have no power, then how is it EVs will be unaffected? The power company is going to magically route power to your home bypassing every one else?
Gas station can (and do) hook up a portable generator and be back in business.
Unless you live on a remote Island that gets all fuel by ship, this is strictly a corner case.
For the two weeks when these "bays" are put in. Then you will find these slots are all full as well.
Why should public parking spots be ceded to for profit charging stations? Maybe we should grant a couple parking spaces in every block so Exxon can put in little self serve gas pumps?
No-one in their right mind would buy a second car for that. They would either use their partner's, or rent one, or keep their old one around, or just not buy an EV if they make a lot of journeys like that.
Your kind of thinking is what prevents more people from buying EVs. They get these bizarre ideas in their head like this, probably from talking heads on TV.
Well now perhaps you see the exactly what keeps people from buying EVs.
By your own admission there is still a need for another vehicle. Using someone else's or keeping an old car around isn't really an answer is it.
My "kind of thinking" is exactly what keeps people from buying EVs. It's based on facts. If i bought a Nissan Leaf, I'd have to have it delivered by truck because the nearest dealership is beyond the range of the vehicle.
Yes the range is that pathetic. Yes, the price is still too high. You still have to keep another car. You can hand waive those facts away by attributing them to talking heads, and indirectly accusing me of being gullible.