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If brought back to Earth, its value would play havoc with commodity prices

If brought back to Earth, its value would play havoc with commodity prices

Tuesday, December 05, 2017
An intresting read about minning astroids. If brought back to Earth, its value would play havoc with commodity prices.  Looks like this like a few athers have a great value if there are mined.  We will see if this Lucy will make this all possible in 2026.

If brought back to Earth
Internet prediction from 1967

Internet prediction from 1967

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Not to bad of a prediction I would say for 1967. 
I wonder what the prediction now would be in 2017 for 2067?

1967 Internet

The Babylonians discovered exact sexagesimal trigonometry at least 1500 years before the ancient Greeks discovered trigonometry

The Babylonians discovered exact sexagesimal trigonometry at least 1500 years before the ancient Greeks discovered trigonometry

Sunday, November 26, 2017
We trace the origins of trigonometry to the Old Babylonian era, between the 19th and 16th centuries B.C.E. This is well over a millennium before Hipparchus is said to have fathered the subject with his ‘table of chords’. The main piece of evidence comes from the most famous of Old Babylonian tablets: Plimpton 322, which we interpret in the context of the Old Babylonian approach to triangles and their preference for numerical accuracy. By examining the evidence with this mindset, and comparing Plimpton 322 with Madhava's table of sines, we demonstrate that Plimpton 322 is a powerful, exact ratio-based trigonometric table.

The Babylonians discovered trigonometry

Light Polutions Map (interactive)

Light Polutions Map (interactive)

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Found this very interesting, since I moved to town from the Shire I find it very hard to see the stars very good.   This shows just why even for Prince George.   At least we always have the family farm in Penny to go to where you can reach out and reach out and grab the Milky Way on a super clear winter night. You can see why some places like New York it much be almost impossible to ever see any stars.

Light Polutions Map (interactive)
OLD Tech - Archive

OLD Tech - Archive

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
How much did you spent on tech over the years?
I can say I have spent a lot tech over time that tech. From the SCSI deferential with controller to VLB controller cards, with very shitty dives, that really never was reliable. Loved the many dollars I have spent on 3DFX Vodoo Video cards above 400$ a card in the 90’s that changed my PC gaming world that makes up most of the NVIDA back bone now.  Even paid 2k Plus for RLL 4 platter 10Meg drive MiniScribe in the 80’s along with a about 800$ for a Herc monochrome video card with very little memory but would play the first version of Sim City. This does not include all the crazy DOT matrix printers with PrintShop banner software.

OLD-Computers and Stuff
Zombies Ants

Zombies Ants

Monday, November 20, 2017
A parasitic fungus known to manipulate the brains of ants doesn't make slavelike "zombies" out of any old host.


Zombie Ants
0 to 60 in 1.9 seconds and 1000km on one charge

0 to 60 in 1.9 seconds and 1000km on one charge

Saturday, November 18, 2017
Elon Musk bragging that he wants to 'give a hardcore smackdown' to gasoline vehicles. New Roadster for 2020.
0 to 60 in 1.9 seconds and 1000km on one charge!  WOW

Tesla Roadster 2020
Real World - Series 1-10

Real World - Series 1-10

Friday, November 17, 2017
This is a super fantastic series of innovations.  From the far places from 10 counties that is adding to high tech and futuristic ideas of where we might be soon.  A great watch highly entertaining that goes way beyond Silicon Valley. I enjoyed all 10 episodes. 

Only on youtube - Can not find any other place
Grass that tastes like salt and vinegar chips

Grass that tastes like salt and vinegar chips

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Intresting find - Researchers have discovered a species of spinifex grass with an unusual taste like Salt and Vinegar chips in the outback. 
I like to know about the person that tries almost any type of grass growing in the wild. 

Salt and Vinager Grass
Open Letter from AI & Robotics Researchers

Open Letter from AI & Robotics Researchers

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Autonomous weapons select and engage targets without human intervention are a hot topic right now.  Experts like Steve Wozniak (Co-founder of Apple) and Steven Hawkins alike also warn that this needs to be regulated or it might become in very short amount of time, 'years not decades' used for ethnic cleansing or assassinations.  Here is an open letter by many experts being presented to the UN.

https://futureoflife.org/open-letter-autonomous-weapons/
River Turbines - Penny Cabin Installation 2020

River Turbines - Penny Cabin Installation 2020

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
This is one of the coolest inventions I have seen for fish friendly power from Small River or bigger creeks.  Happens to be I own property that we are fixing up an old cabin on that is located on a nice creek Red Mountain in Penny, BC.  This invention is produced in Quebec so a Canadian build product. I have been watching this for a year of two.  Back ordered so the 6K for it will have to be ponied up a year or two ahead.

http://idenergie.ca/en/riverturbine-2/
Baby X AI

Baby X AI

Monday, November 13, 2017
This was a really intresting read on Baby-X AI.  It's not the "robot" type of AI but the arifical brain that will be part of a robot of the future.  The Blade Runner 2049 will not be to far off where we will be in 32 years from now.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahDOBhKuuEM
My First Blog - Bye Facebook

My First Blog - Bye Facebook

Sunday, November 12, 2017
I'm not a really a hater of Facebook but it's become an over whelming beast now!  If has was sucking up my time.  As you might have noticed I have not really posted anything since end of Oct. I have rebuilt my own website after many years and is about 85% ready to go. I think I stayed with Facebook about 5 years to long.  Making it to 10 years was just a reminder. I will still check on it from time to time but I really have become this mega advertisement machine and have stolen from my creative passion for the last few years. Besides I have always been my own i-cloud since before it Facebook was a "word" as I hosted and stored my own data and digital resources since 1997 (along with many other of my customers). Nice to have the knowledge of running your own server and not have to have the internet see all your content. I'm sure Facebook will carry on for the many more years, many young people don’t use it as it’s not what they are about either these days so change is always moving. So for now need to see some cool benny.thoughts head to my domain.  I will try to keep the good finds and posts going.
Make sure you check the link over the next few months, great sites are coming linked to it.
Cheers

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