Russian made cars might get 13,000 miles to a tank of gas, but us capitalist pigs have to stop every 400 miles for gas. Even if it was a train tunnel, no train on this planet can go 13,000 miles on one load of fuel. Then you have the pesky problem of ventilation.
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"hat are we left with? keep the door open and we have murderous hijacking? "
Yes we have to accept that 0.001% risk of a MURDEROUS HIJACKING
You have a better chance of dying in your bathtub at home by a terrorist hiding behind your shampoo.
"Any method of getting in from the passenger compartment would be vulnerable to coercion."
not if you have an air marshall with an AA12 shotgun full of beanbag rounds right there. There are very simple answers, the airlines are whiny bitches that claim they cant afford it, and that is the center of the problem.
3 crew on flight deck for all aircraft, Let the pilots rest and get good sleep, and2 very well armed angry air marshalls on every flight. Solves 100% of all "terrorisim" problems.
Sadly the people in charge of security that have zero clue as to what to do, and the airlines whiny executives disallow the correct answer.
Ot that they haven't slept. I know several airline pilots, they are told to fly even when they are very tired or when sick.
It's a single switch. Dont make it sound like he pushed a dresser in front of the door.
Dont worry, next year will be ruined by the hotels. They already announced there will be a 20% increase in hotel prices next year.
2 years ago it was a lot better, this year is probably my last year as I just cant afford $600 a night for a 4 night minimum stay anymore Plus $80 a day parking at the hotel. Makes my VIG passes look cheap in comparison.
Plus the bonus of chicago is if you take the red line to far south, you get murdered for free in your costume!
Gencon consumes all of indy that weekend. you cant get a hotel within 30 miles. Every single hotel room is already booked for that weekend. Every restaurant in a 10 mile radius of the center is packed full of people.
I honestly hope they move because Indy is too dinky of a town for Gencon. I want them to move to Vegas. Cheaper and better hotels, cheaper and easier flights. And a shitload more to do outside of the convention.
It's already this way. Amazon uses Dematic handling systems and robots.
you have to buy those on ebay.
It's a hobby that makes me $102,000 ish a year. (actually more if you include the company car and benefits)
I design and install the real stuff and program homes and even freaking hospitals with Lutron,Vantage, Crestron and AMX control systems. using real sensors and systems to do some amazing stuff. A major hospital in michigan has my code running the lighting on all 12 floors using sensors on the roof and each room, hallway, etc and floor for light harvesting and lighting control. I even adjust the color kenetics RGB accent lighting based on the current weather conditions outside.
Hell the last home theater I did cost more than 90% of the people posting here will make in 10 years. The very rich and corperations all use the real stuff extensively. The consumer items are exactly what you called them, Toys for someone's hobby.
Yup none of this is automation. I do real automation with Vantage, AMX and Crestron. Most of this stuff is simply cheezy remote control with a huge flaw of requiring internet connections for them to work.
If it's cloud based it's crap.
These companies need to stop with the freaking data harvesting and give us controllers that will work 100% when the internet is down like it is whenever it rains in DSL land.
The horrible evil and completely corrupt people who currently control congress are the same people who created the Patriot Act.
You dont have to upgrade the entire grid. These businesses are already using power, using solar to offset that and pipe some back to the surrounding users requires no upgrades to the current grid.