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by Nanos
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Collapse Of Complex Societies
Replies: 8
Views: 3197

Re: The Collapse Of Complex Societies

Related links follow on: http://www.nature.com/news/human-cycles-history-as-science-1.11078 > Human cycles: History as science https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cliodynamics https://brenthuisman.net/iq-shredders/ http://www.xenosystems.net/iq-shredders/ http://blog.jim.com/economics/the-cure-for-iq-shre...
by Nanos
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Collapse Of Complex Societies
Replies: 8
Views: 3197

Re: The Collapse Of Complex Societies

Related links of interest: http://www.humanbiologicaldiversity.com/articles/Weiss,%20Volkmar.%20%22The%20Population%20Cycle%20Drives%20Human%20History%20_%20from%20a%20Eugenic%20Phase%20into%20a%20Dysgenic%20Phase%20and%20Eventual%20Collapse.%22%20The%20Journal%20of%20Social,%20Political%20and%20Eco...
by Nanos
Tue Sep 24, 2013 10:43 pm
Forum: Design
Topic: new copper composite
Replies: 19
Views: 14026

Re: new copper composite

I'm reminded of reading someplace about someone saying that old used copper cable was different in some manner to new copper cable and was better for the task they had in mind, could using copper cable change it over time like this ?
by Nanos
Sat Mar 03, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Twisted waves
Replies: 0
Views: 2339

Twisted waves

I was reading this today: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17221490 "Twisted' waves could boost capacity of wi-fi and TV" http://iopscience.iop.org/1367-2630/14/3/033001/article And it made me wonder about magnetic confinement, in that could this be a way to increase the field...
by Nanos
Sun May 30, 2010 9:36 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Bismuth sphere in the center of a polywell?
Replies: 11
Views: 3517

by Nanos
Mon Dec 22, 2008 7:45 am
Forum: News
Topic: Building an Open Source Bussard Reactor
Replies: 27
Views: 9371

> Why not ask him?

I was asking spaccemonkey!

Eg. I was asking spaccemonkey how much money he had in mind, whether it was hundreds or thousands of dollars. (Or even tens of thousands.)
by Nanos
Sun Dec 21, 2008 8:34 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Building an Open Source Bussard Reactor
Replies: 27
Views: 9371

What kind of figures of money expenses wise did you have in mind ?

(Hundreds of dollars, thousands ?)
by Nanos
Sat Dec 20, 2008 3:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Lets make sure it's called the 'Bussard Reactor'
Replies: 62
Views: 16416

You really must try harder than just 'green', what is this an episode of Blackadder! :-) http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=bzG-AvlKBAA More something like: Bussards Sun Ball A name can be important, especially to people without much of an education, so you might even want to trawl ancient terms, better ...
by Nanos
Sat Dec 20, 2008 9:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Lets make sure it's called the 'Bussard Reactor'
Replies: 62
Views: 16416

Perhaps if you could give it a green name spin and avoid the use of the word reactor.
by Nanos
Sat Dec 20, 2008 9:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Human Nature not a constant ?
Replies: 84
Views: 13946

> "Team America, World Police." Yes seen that, and as you say a hoot. (I'm also a big fan of Family Guy, South Park and American Dad, though I don't necessarly get all the cultural jokes.) > I became the opposing tribe, and all else lost meaning, you simply > then decided to be my opponent...
by Nanos
Sat Dec 20, 2008 8:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Manipulation
Replies: 99
Views: 31224

One might be able to reduce the negative effects if you go for Vertical Axis Wind Turbines, and possibly ones in fully enclosed nacelles, similar in some ways to Persian windmills. I'd still like to know can you fit them underground at the top of mountain ridges to catch the air going through the mo...
by Nanos
Fri Dec 19, 2008 6:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Manipulation
Replies: 99
Views: 31224

I was chatting someplace with some greens about solar panels and they showed me this graph which proves how solar PV production causes so much more CO2 than even nuclear... Suddenly even solar is looking like its getting a bad name. :-( (And with me having just fitted one of the infernal devices ont...
by Nanos
Thu Dec 18, 2008 10:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Human Nature not a constant ?
Replies: 84
Views: 13946

> You're arguing against some vague mass of people

Just as people mention Iran as some vague mass of people..


Are we all not just victims of our own countries sins, or are we guilty of aiding and abetting..

I thought we was all spokespeople..
by Nanos
Thu Dec 18, 2008 9:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Human Nature not a constant ?
Replies: 84
Views: 13946

> Do you have any data to back this up, or do you just randomly think > that all crimes are evenly distributed across the world? http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2008/aug/11/ukcrime.gayrights Seems to suggest that crimes against gays are pretty common in the UK, and having lived myself in those sort of ...
by Nanos
Wed Dec 17, 2008 5:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Global Warming Concensus Broken
Replies: 424
Views: 50511

> The real problem is this. Human civilisation has a habit of exhausting > its natural resources (in the past, typically food and ecosystem) > and then collapsing. It has happened again and again. > Go to the Easter Islands. This area particularly interests me and there seems such a lack of informat...

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