Have a look at this ghastly adaptation of Reddy. Even if it’s for a good cause I have to say, um, yuck! :-)
Duke University computer scientists are developing a new approach to managing electric power use by computers. Their “Milly Watt” project not only promises to greatly increase the energy efficiency of computers, but alleviate the frustration of computer users who find their laptops or desktops abruptly shutting down because of drained batteries or unwanted “decisions” by the machinesÃ¢ power management software.