[Ed Note: This video is hysterical. I like how it sorta starts reasoanble and then progressively decays into complete technobabble. -Gareth]
For a number of years work has been proceeding in order to bring
perfection to the crudely conceived idea of a machine that would not
only supply inverse reactive current for use in unilateral phase
detractors, but would also be capable of automatically synchronizing
cardinal grammeters. Check out this fascinating video on the topic. I think I need one for my data center.