I suppose that the judge would need to temper their remarks a bit. Sometimes I do ask " Are you stoned? or just Stupid", when dealing with some folks. Mostly that question gets rid of people who are quite unpleasent, and possibly dangerous, to have nearby. A recent example , while at a campground on a holiday weekend, was seeing someone attepting to ignite 4 inch diameter logs in a firepit by pouring gasoline on them and lighting it. That does not often work on green wood or on wet wood, and almost never works on wet green wood.
As fro fuse sizing, and fuse abuse, some of us understand quite well when we can get away with a 20 amp fuse instead of a ten amp fuse, while many don't. The frustration comes in attempting to use equipment designed to protect the very most unthinking fools from all injuries, which certainly prevents the rest of us from using it in any innovative manner.
To get to a trillion sensors in the IoT that we all look forward to, there are many challenges to commercialization that still remain, including interoperability, the lack of standards, and the issue of security, to name a few.
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