Friday, December 31, 2010

Welcome to the year 0+1*2345*6/7-8+9

2011 is a Prime number and is the sum of 11 consecutive primes.

The next prime date is 2/2/2011

Here are a few 80 year old predictions that were accurate:

Physicist and Nobel laureate Arthur Compton's prediction from 1931 was pretty dead on:
With better communication national boundaries will gradually cease to have their present importance. Because of racial differences a world union cannot be expected within eighty years. The best adjustment that we can hope for to this certain change would seem to be the voluntary union of neighboring nations under a centralized government of continental size.
It's not quite there yet, but there certainly has been some movement in that direction. There is much better communication, and more widespread travel between countries. Europe and the EU certainly demonstrates -- to a limited extent -- his prediction of a voluntary union of neighboring nations with a centralized government of continental size.

Sociologist William F. Ogburn,  prediction froms 1931 were also impressive.
Technological progress, with its exponential law of increase, holds the key to the future. Labor displacement will proceed even to automatic factories. The magic of remote control will be commonplace. Humanity’s most versatile servant will be the electron tube. The communication and transportation inventions will smooth out regional differences and level us in some respects to uniformity. But the heterogeneity of material culture will mean specialists and languages that only specialists can understand. The countryside will be transformed by technology and farmers will be more like city folk. There will be fewer farmers, more wooded land with wild life. Personal property in mechanical conveniences will be greatly extended. Some of these will be needed to prop up the weak who will survive.

Inevitable technological progress and abundant natural resources yield a higher standard of living. Poverty will be eliminated and hunger as a driving force of revolution will not be a danger. Inequality of income and problems of social justice will remain. Crises of life will be met by insurance.

The role of government is bound to grow. Technicians and special interest groups will leave only a shell of democracy. The family cannot be destroyed but will be less stable in the early years of married life, divorce being greater than now. The lives of woman will be more like those of men, spent more outside the home. The principle of expediency will be the dominating one in law and ethics.

Thanks to Jonathan Vos Post for the Math parts of this post.

Project - Mc Lab / Magic Chemist, in a Box.

Magic Chemist, in a Box is the simplest way to explain something that is right out of Star Trek. Magic Chemist is a supercomputer that explores chemical space and detects new chemicals, and formulas then catalogs them in a database.
Once complete, Magic Chemist is capable of performing; a quantum simulation of the atoms in the chemicals interacting, determine the properties, existence and variation of these molecules, how they interact with other molecules. It can report their physical properties, chemical changes and stability.

Read post on my other blog thegreentank:
Project - Mc Lab / Magic Chemist, in a Box.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

I need help with Java Audio Capture

I need to find someone who can help me with Java Audio Capture, I wish to capture and stream Audio from a microphone using a java applet a within a Browser and send and audio stream back to a web server.

If anyone knows anybody, please put me in touch.

Monday, December 27, 2010

"How to 'profit' from Big Brother"


When you personally buy a new technological toy, then it's yours to do with as you please. Right? Wrong! What if your new device were activated on the sly and used against you? That's a step beyond spyware. In fact, the EFF coined a new term, "traitorware."
EFF slams Apple patent as traitorware: Jobs is spying on you?
From one friend.,news-7835.html
See  john this   what you  posted  is  exactly what i am speaking  about ..encouraging  people to  invade some life under this new laws of snooping 

From another Friend.
"How to 'profit' from Big Brother"  .... with your phone...  buy and sell information ...

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DNS Registration scam!

 I have a domain that expired in the middle of next year, I pay less then $10 per year to Godaddy for it.

Registered through:, Inc. (
Created on: 09-Aug-04
Expires on: 09-Aug-11

So I get this E-mail below from some company that has nothing to do with my domain, sounding very official.

F-ing  Scammers SPAMMERS. 

If you get an E-mail like this DON'T Fall for it.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Domain Expiration Notice  <>
Date: Mon, Dec 27, 2010 at 6:35 PM
Subject: Re: OROVALLE.COM Registration
To: sokol

Attention: Important Notice


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Your registration includes search engine submission for OROVALLE.COM for 1 year. You are under no obligation to pay the amount stated above unless you accept this offer by Jan 11, 2011. This notice is not an invoice. It is a courtesy reminder to register OROVALLE.COM for search engine listing so that your customers can locate you on the web.

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You Won't Recognize the Internet in 2020

Based on a response attached to Slashdot: You Won't Recognize the Internet in 2020
Being 40+ years old now and watching technology my whole life starting computers at 7 it's something I am very in tune with.
If you want to see how it's going to change in the future you can just extrapolate from the past.
First let's point out that the internet is a common method for moving datagrams (IP packets, block of data up to 1500 bytes at a time), much like the postal service ships individual letter. On top of this stream connections using (TCP) are created and most of what we see is built on this.

The point is, there are no limitations over what can be sent, or the format.

So telepresence, virtual reality, haptics, Remote control of UAV's, skys the limit on what can be sent over this network.

I remember the Internet clearly as it was 30 years ago. As a hacker breaking in to it was the most LEET thing you could do back in 1980.

I wasn't till 1987 before I finally got my first legitimate access to the Internet.

Let me put a little time line down to put things in to perspective.

1969 CompuServe started.
1972 C Programming Language invented.
1980 -- there was no TCP/IP even is was NCP, no unix servers and it was the DARPANET. It was all 300 Baud Modems! UUCP and Email was there.
1983 BSD 4.2 Unix came out with first tcp/ip stack in . C++ first developed.
    Modems and BBS's ruled at this time (sort of like when dinosaurs roamed the earth)
1984 Apple Macintosh first released.
1985 "thin" Ethernet first comes out (uses BNC Coax)
1987 Perl released.
1988 Linksys founded. First Internet Worm get's loose, create massive panic! (Robert Tappan Morris)
1990 -- there was no www, html, , it was telnet, ftp, gopher, Archie First Internet search engine starts.
          10Base-T first comes out.
1992 Wais search engine starts.
1992 Tim Berards Lee came out with www and html.
1993 Mosaic the first "graphical" web browser. Before this it was all console text based !!!!!
                  WiFi was invented. Linux and FreeBSD first Released. Lycos search engine starts.
1994 14.4K modems first started to appear. WebCrawler search engine starts. VRML web based virtual reality.
1995 Yahoo and Altavista search engines start. Vocaltec first VOIP comes out. JAVA released.
1995/6 is when the internet boom started. 28.8K modems appear.
1997 Google & E-Bay started. 36.6K and 56Kmodems appear. PHP first comes out. Netflix starts. 100Base-T first comes out.
1998 Voip is 1% of all phone traffic.
1999 Napster first comes out. DSL & Cable Modems first become available. Metricom Ricochet service comes out. goes online.
            Gigabit Ethernet first comes out.
2000 Dot com Crash.
2001 Metricom dies.
2002 Bit Torrent takes off. Wifi Starts to take off for consumers.
2003 Skype first comes out.
2004 Facebook goes online.
2005 Youtube goes online.
2006 Twitter founded.
2007 Hulu Starts
2008 Netflix start streaming video.
2009 HD videos are being streamed from Youtube.
2010 Apple TV and Google TV.

Next 3D Video Steaming., Free Video Point Video, telepresents, and augmented reality

Well as you can see things in the past 10 haven't changed all that much.
I expect the next 10 will not bring any radical surprises unless your living under a rock (Which most people are).

by MrNatas
You forgot two things. First, technology tends to grow exponentially. It reaches a limit at one moment, but overall, the faster it goes, the faster it gets. Second, the impact of the social media is extremely huge, I live in Asia, and in my city nearly everybody who can access a computer owns a facebook account, that's a LOT of people. Online presence will not be more different for the generations born in the last 10 than phone calls are for us, that's a major change.

Actually if you look at the grown curve for any technology it's not exponential but sigmoidal. Which can very much look like an exponential when it's curve first starts to rocket upwards.

If you want to see the trend for the Internet look at the phone.

First was just connecting over a single pair of wires, then plug panels, and then automated electron mechanical switching. A monopoly was given by the government to the third largest company! Still Bell Labs drove so much technology R&D. The transistor, the Laser, Fiber Optics.

Development and growth was very rapid for it's time, but it then slowed down and leveled off.

Still developments occurred. touch tones, Muzac, Teletype, PBX's, modems, fax, answering machines, and voicemail, IVRU's, 1-800, 911, Video Conferencing, Caller ID, ISDN, DSL.

Around 1980 though Ma Bell became an obstacle to progress and did all they could to limit modems and computer communication without paying exorbitant rates.  Progress was only made after the government broker the phone company up and opened up a whole new explosion of competition and progress.

I am sure the same will be for the Internet. At some point it will level off, and development will slow. Limited by the pace of other technologies and powerful Monopolies that are already beginning to take a stronghold on the Internet. 


This is soft of a Sci-Fi idea, I was toying with.

Attached to Slashdot: Don't Talk To Aliens, Warns Stephen Hawking

The theory of panspermia is where microbes transmit life to habitable bodies in space in for form or comet's and asteroids. If a planet such as earth were to be impacted by something large, fragments would be launched in to space, these would immediately freeze and preserve microbes almost indefinitely. A few cubic meters of frozen sea water from earth would contain a soup of trillions of single celled microbes and be in a perfect delivery system to survive reentry on another planet. Given the large numbers of fragments ejected in to space from such an impact and the small number of microbes needed to populate a planet, there is a good chance that our DNA has evolved across the whole of our galaxy.

So If you believe that which I think is far easier to believe then faster then light travel. The idea of a Christopher Columbus scenario doesn't make sense. Any intelligent aliens arriving by craft would have a few problems. They are 10's of thousands of years from home. The idea of arriving with an Attack fleet is completely impractical given the times and distances involved. Even the resources just for a small group to make such a journey is more then the whole Human race can generate right now.

The one group that does arrive would be more like Robinson Crusoe trapped on an island with no technology other then what they can scavenge off the ship they arrive in. The some of the more Advanced technologies from back home would be impossible to replicate. Imagine trying to make a semiconductor fab with a small group stranded on an island, it's not going to happen.

They also probably wouldn't be well adapted for our environment. The temperature, mixture of gasses, food etc. I think the first order of business would be like the Avatar movie scenario. To evolve hybrid creatures that can think like them and know their culture but would be bio-compatible with earth. They would have to do this by mixing their DNA with earth creature DNA, which probably would work because of microbial panspermia providing some level of commonality between xenoDNA's. Mostly likely they would want their hybrids to fit in and rise to power based on their technological advantage and then leverage the local population to do the work for them.

Also if it happened with one race of aliens then it's could probably happened with several races, each one landing and hybridizing local populations independently.

The other alternative is they have become a machine race, with their whole beings becoming entirely data. At which point our planet would be little more then a curiosity. As mining would be impractical with such a gravity well and there is little here they would need or want other then scientific curiosity.  Maybe study us and how we evolved much the way humans study apes in the jungle. We don't come in to take over the ape civilization, just try to leave then as undisturbed as possible to learn how they think and interact with each other.

An Android OS Tablet PC for $35??

This is an exceptional gadget! The price at which it is promised to be delivered is a mere 35$ (Rs. 1700+). Has 2 Gb RAM, runs on android platform ( which is open source and has massive support for wide scale improvements, addon-developments).
I-pad is way too costly as compared to this! and guess what??? it has 2 USB 2.0 ports, wifi, SD card slot, a TV out and what not!!
A revolutionary step from INDIAN HRD ministry, in collaboration with IIT and IIST.

If you don't see the video then click here

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Stating the obvious

I re-posted this, but I am noticing the hair in the photo is quite visible, This is a clear indicator the photo's are not from the Millimeter wave or Xray scanners because hair would vanish just as much as clothing would.

I think this was a nude photo of a woman wearing a clear plastic belt.
It's been doctored to look like a scanner image.

Still there is a lot of merit in the argument in that once you have someone's scan it can be used as the basis for a 3D model, it would be possible to produce photo-realistic nude images.

 Another after tough here is they could fingerprint your whole body making an unforgeable biometric.

Sent to my by Anonymous friend:

Finally someone is pointing out that those TSA naked body scans can be EASILY manipulated by Photoshop to produce EXTREMELY realistic naked photos - you can literally do it in one step by keeping in mind the very obvious: the naked body scans are negative images, so all you have to do is switch it to a positive image. That's it. Take a look:

With Fergie, Paris Hilton, Kim Kardassian, Baywatch babe/Playboy centerfold Donna D'Errico and others having gone through the naked scans recently (and a gazillion other celebs I can't remember off
hand), you know the pedophile pervert subhumans of the TSA are amassing quite a collection of scans - there must be MILLIONS of them by now on home computers and in their cell phones.

And with a little photoshop magic, now you know what they're seeing.

When one of these deviants finally realizes that all he has to do is sell his collection of naked celebrity photos to TMZ, he'll retire a billionaire!

Thursday, December 23, 2010

phases of work

6 Phases of Working (Which stage are you at???)

Phase 1
You are listening to jazz -- Your first day at work is great..
Your co-workers are wonderful, your office is cute, you love your boss.

Phase 2
You are listening to pop music -- After a while you are
so busy that you are not sure if you're coming or going anymore.

Phase 3
You are listening to heavy metal --
This is what happens after about SIX Months!

Phase 4
You are listening to hip hop -- You become bloated due to stress,
you're gaining weight due to lack of exercise because you are so tired
and have so much work to do and when you get home you have more work to do.
You feel sluggish and suffer from constipation. Your fellow co-workers are
too cheerful for your liking and the walls of your cubicle are closing in.

Phase 5
You are listening to GANGSTA RAP --
After more time passes, your eyes start to twitch,
you forget what a 'good hair day' feels like as you
just fall out of bed and load up on caffeine.

Phase 6
You are listening to THE VOICES IN YOUR HEAD --
You have locked the office door to keep people out,
You wonder WHY you are even here in the first
place and WHY did I come to work today!

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Santa Barbara 12/22/2010 Storm, Tree Smash new car.

 I didn't think the storm last night was so bad, till I stepped outside this morning and saw my neighbors car smashed!

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

MasterImage linked to my Videotechnology blog article.

MasterImage is one of the 3 companies providing the 3D Cinema technology to theaters.

It's so nice to see a little professional recognition.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

The cops disappear ....

I'm going to perform a magic trick.  Just wave my hands and voila!
ALL the police disappear . . .





And keep in mind, this is BEFORE oil hits $150-200/barrel, which will happen in 2011:

And let's not forget the food prices I've been tracking which, in some cases, have ALREADY gone up by 100% (or more!) in the last year, and as of November, basic commodity prices for essentials like wheat (i.e., bread) had already gone up by 62% in one month (!!) so guess what that means for food in the early months of 2011?


And, of course, with increases prices for basics, even MORE cops will be laid off.

Translation:  in 2011, you will lose all police protection, and the soon-to-be-starving criminals will recognize that fact.

The Road Warrior time is here.

Prepare accordingly.

(From an Anonymous friend)
Mind if I blog this?
PLEASE blog this (but don't identify me as your source).

Get this out to as many people as possible.

Put it all over Facebook.


Simple logic:  I put all the pieces together, and once you calculate the out of control increasing cost of doing any kind of business or providing for basics, it's clear we're about to go to zero cops while simultaneously taking away everyone's food (or ability to buy food or pay rent) which gives some really basic survival incentives to the violent criminal class to take really basic violent action to survive
. . . and not a cop to be found.

It's not an accident.

Who needs to send in army to control us when we can so easily be manipulated into slaughtering each other?

Of course, once the slaughtering and population decimation has gone on long enough, THEN the armies will step in.  OUR armies.  But not working for us.


The game's already over.

2011/2012 should be fun.
(From an Anonymous friend)


P.S. Tipping Point: 25 Signs That The Coming Financial Collapse Is Now Closer Than Ever

 Yes, driving the last nail into coffin, perhaps a bit overkill, but
you might as well see the truth for yourself:

 (From an Anonymous friend)

Overblown speculation & hyperbole on the authors part.
  (From a different friend)

Now from a different thread

Well, at least he's honest ...

 A Republican politician openly admits that our politicians' job is to literally "serve the banks" - finally, someone admits the obvious truth:

Also, my usual apologies about Alex, but I thought this was important
- according to this guest, the dollar will cease being the international currency of choice for trade across the world, or, in other words, it pretty much becomes worthless, quite possibly within months.  Here's what economic forecaster Porter Stansberry has to say about that:

Porter Stansberry: The Economic Implosion of America is Here! - Alex Jones Tv 1/5:

Porter Stansberry: The Economic Implosion of America is Here! - Alex Jones Tv 2/5:

Porter Stansberry: The Economic Implosion of America is Here! - Alex Jones Tv 3/5:

Porter Stansberry: The Economic Implosion of America is Here! - Alex Jones Tv 5/5:

And his movie, The End of America:

I believe it's the same movie direct from his website:

And from the same Alex show, my favorite economic forecaster, Gerald Celente:

pt 1/3 Gerald Celente on The Alex Jones Show 14 Dec 2010:

pt 2/3 Gerald Celente on The Alex Jones Show 14 Dec 2010:

pt 3/3 Gerald Celente on The Alex Jones Show 14 Dec 2010:

 (From an Anonymous friend)
the first five videos of Porter Stansberry have been removed.
 (From an Anonymous friend)
the video labeled  "The End of America" is fiction. The guy spends the first 6 1/2 minutes saying "life will be terrible, awful, believe me".
The quotes, "national inflation association" ( about a fictitious 100% debt. After that he never seemed to get to any point, he just reported known facts, and
inflated all the outcomes. Not sure what his game is, but don't think its worth my time.
  (From a different friend)
Interesting.  So what do you think of these statistics?:

16 Nightmarish Economic Trends To Watch Carefully In 2011:

Or this?:

10 Signs That Confidence In U.S. Treasuries Is Dying And That Financial Armageddon May Be Approaching:

Just curious.
  (From an Anonymous friend)

I don't doubt we have sh*t in pipeline. Crying wolf is not the solution, getting ready is.

My booksellers motto: Yes we are in business to make money, but we are also the keepers and wardens of knowledge. We more than anyone else decides on what gets passed on.
  (From a different friend)


Then, are you ready?  Sometime next year, oil will go to somewhere in the area of $150 to $200/barrel and gasoline, of course, will then go to $5.00/gallon minimum and, with food transportation costs going up accordingly (food commodities up by 62% in November alone), food costs at the stores could rise by hundreds (plural) of percent above current prices (and that doesn't even count for hyperinflation caused the the continuing devaluation of the dollar, which will also get worse next year) ... and since no one is getting cost of living raises on their salaries or welfare or unemployment, food riots are inevitable.  It's simple logic based on current verifiable data. So, yes, having information on what to do if this should occur is a good thing.  And it is something to think about and to prepare for.  2011 should be a very interesting year.  (From an Anonymous friend)
Oil won't make it to that price, but it will go up. The Saudis will not allow it. It will ruin their virtual monopoly. It also keeps the Chinese from keeping us in check. There is no one to keep out bankers in check. I am far more worried the will try to hold the currency hostage, much as Enron tried to hold California hostage for energy. As prices going up, yes I expect that. Inflation is being held at bay by the Reserve, but it is a lost cause. Remember, Gold is not an effective lubricant for transactions, or Gold is a slow lubricator of economic transfer.
You can read my blog on this:   (From a different friend)

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Cleaning out my Tabs.

Jacobin (politics)

Internet Protocol TV: IPTV links

LM3S6965 Microcontroller

Ray Ozzie
Ray Ozzie's (incredibly long) departing memo a warning to Microsoft

The Internet Services Disruption

Dawn of a New Day

Java Audio
Recording to an audio file (simple version) Ain't nothing simple when it comes to Java...

Java Sound Player and Recorder

Java Sound, Getting Started, Part 2, Capture Using Specified Mixer

Java Sound, An Introduction

Java Sound, Capturing Microphone Data into an Audio File

Record a Voice Message using JavaSonics ListenUp

JavaScript Callable Methods

Da-Lite projection screens.
Front Projection Screen Surfaces

Inverted Pendulum video

NEW: HoloVizio C80 3D cinema system

Holografika offers a high-end solution for true 3D visualisation of the 3D data available in many professional IT systems. With HoloVizio systems, viewers can see a 3D image as they would see it in reality, as it reconstructs all the light beams present in a natural 3D view.
Holografika Holovizio 128WLD / 720RC

Web 1.0 was Information - Web 2.0 is Interaction - Web 3.0 will be Immersion in the 3D Internet
- Not sure I agree with this maybe web 4.0 , I am sure it will happen , still very very cool stuff.

PFC_ Circular Polarizer Left or Right

A Circular Polarizer Doesn't Doesn't Have to be Round, and Vice Versa

3-D film


Circular polarization

3D explained: Circularly polarized light wave animation

3D explained: How circular polarization works

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"[Virtual reality] defines our agenda with machines as being primarily cultural and sensual, as opposed to power-oreiented."
Voices from the Edge with Jaron Lanier

¿Cómo funciona el 3D?

Why bad 3D, not 3D glasses, is what gives you a headache

Why we can’t ditch 3D glasses just yet

Transparency: How Much Does the United States Subsidize Energy

Matrioshka brain

Authoring a professional Blu-Ray Disc with x264

Announcing TMPGEnc 4: now with x264!

Related Content Database (RCDb) blu-ray

RCDb Licenses BD-Live to Netflix for PS3 Streaming Disc
Display Application Glass

Psychological Control: States of Mental Disempowerment

Reality, Belief and The Mind (section 1)

fring is a free mobile application that lets users communicate with friends over their mobile phone's internet connection.

HTTP Live Streaming

Apple proposes HTTP streaming feature as IETF standard

In the Grip of the New Monopolists

What Sets a Jesuit Education Apart?

LED lighting system kills hospital superbugs

With Kinect Controller, Hackers Take Liberties

Backroom Dealing on ACTA Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

WE HAVE A WINNER – Open Kinect driver(s) released – Winner will use $3k for more hacking – PLUS an additional $2k goes to the EFF!

Kinect – OpenSource [News]


Structured-light 3D scanner


Tokyo Game Show 2010 - Kinect

Laser Camera Can See Around Corners

Looking Around Corners using Femto-Photography

New Amazon Movie Studio Seeks Submissions

Have we found the universe that existed before the Big Bang?

Ask Slashdot: Anxiety and IT?

john glenns fireflies

RealD vs Dolby 3D?

Which 3D Theater to Choose?
Overview of RealD 3D vs. IMAX 3D vs. Dolby 3D

Silver Finish 3D Screens

Stereo3D Projection

Multiview Autostereoscopic Displays

Stealth Introduces paperback-size LPC-100M Mini PC

Smart MultiMedia - High definition laser scanning

Zebra Imaging helps you present geographic information in an entirely new light

LG and QD Vision to develop OLED-beating displays

Eyeclops Mini Projector - Youtube Video

Scott Brown on the Art of the Elevator Pitch

10 Ways A China Blow-Up Will Slam America

Metamaterials to revolutionise wireless infrastructure

What’s in Store for Augmented Reality in 2011 ? In a “AR Ready World”, Total Immersion’s Vision Centers around Quantum Leaps in Computer Vision, Multi-Platform Support

Pitch A Way To Close The Global Income Gap On YouTube, And Go To Davos 2011

It’s Official – People Use Internet More Than Television

By David Gelernter

The Dying God: The Hidden History of Western Civilization
By David Livingstone

The Global Innovation Paradox

Relations During Imperial China

The Trouble With Intuition

Austerity Fascism Is Coming And It Will Be Brutal

Microsoft 3D display prototype: no glasses required

Economics Of The Singularity

Developing a Mobile Studio Ad exchanges

Investigation of the Correctness of the Historical Dating

Scientists Warn Gulf Of Mexico Sea Floor Fractured “Beyond Repair”

Science historian cracks "the Plato code"

Neutrino experiments sow seeds of possible revolution

Summer School 2010.1: Quantum Physics

Multitarget Tracking Library

Myron Computer Vision for Artists

USDA Admits Link Between Antibiotic Use by Big Ag and Human Health

Glass Invisibility Cloak Shields Infrared

Breaking Open the Video Frontier, Despite MPEG-LA

Bye bye bifocals, hello electronic spectacles

Graphic display resolutions

VP8 and H.264 Codecs Compared In Detail

Hands-on With Pixel Qi Screens In Full Sunlight

Sidestepping A-to-D Convertors For Town Government's Cable TV?

ZapMyTV readies global Web-based TV for Q1 launch

Premium Performance P/T with Optional IOC - Esprit


Engineers unveil Lutec 1000 free energy machine

Sure, technology causes its share of headaches, but human error accounts for roughly 70% of all data-center problems.
Stupid data center tricks

The Birth of a U.S. Wind Power Manufacturing Industry

Aug. 3, 1977: The TRS-80 Is Bad, and That Ain’t Trash Talk

60-Year-Old Glass Technology Finds Its Market

Filmmakers Resisting Hollywood's 3-D Push

The Itch of Curiosity

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A Paradox of Enhancement

What Comes Next: Experts Predict the Future

how to send page to cellphone from email
SMS through E-Mail: Cingular, Nextel, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, Virgin Mobile

GNU Mailutils

Google: We avoid hiring too many smart people...

Google Wave and the Difficulty of Radical Change

OS X and Droid, BFFS? - Sync Your Android Phone to Your Mac

The Resonant KBOs Kuiper Belt Objects


Graphene-based supercapacitor hits new energy storage high

Take rambling to the next level with holographic digital maps

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

WikiRebels - The Documentary

"Creative solutions for challenging problems...DISCLOSURE!"
"Exclusive rough-cut of first in-depth documentary on WikiLeaks and the people behind it!

From summer 2010 until now, Swedish Television has been following the secretive media network WikiLeaks and its enigmatic Editor-in-Chief Julian Assange.

Reporters Jesper Huor and Bosse Lindquist have traveled to key countries where WikiLeaks operates, interviewing top members, such as Assange, new Spokesperson Kristinn Hrafnsson, as well as people like Daniel Domscheit-Berg who now is starting his own version -!

Where is the secretive organization heading? Stronger than ever, or broken by the US? Who is Assange: champion of freedom, spy or rapist? What are his objectives? What are the consequences for the internet?"

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Rethinking Quatum physics

John Sokol 12/02/2010

Everyone is familiar with the Wave–particle duality paradox that started science down the weird and counter intuitive world of quantum physics.

Somewhat less known is the uncertainty principle and the observer effect.

Some of these experiments seem to indicate a reverse time interaction, and how important it is for the observer,, for things to manifest.

Wheeler's Classic Delayed Choice Experiment

Well, I have been thinking about this now for years and I have an alternate theory.

One I call the Cymatic Universe, one that is in a nonlinear medium and behaves like a non Newtonian superfluid that's lossless. Very much like a vibrating corn starch solution that doesn't loose energy.

So the key for understanding particles and our universe would be to better understand how these self sustaining structures behave in cymatic nonlinear medium.

In a sense, these self sustaining structures interact, can move and behave similar to pixels in the game of life. One point can remain stable, till something interacts with it, then it breaks off or can splinter into parts.

Imagine trying to create a stable structure in vibrating corn starch medium. How fast could they travel? It would have to be like a walker in the game of life.

In the universe, I am proposing, the rules would have to be very different then in the game of life. Not much more complicated. One rule is energy is conserved. Matter is just a pattern of energy that is stable, self reinforcing while something like a photon is a wave frittering across the surface at maximum velocity till it strikes matter.

An electron is probably even stranger then that, and why it would appear as just a cloud around the more solid protons and neutrons.

I am sure I don't understand string theory and maybe I am already just describing an existing string theory, if so, do forgive me.

Imagine that particles are made of these self sustaining patterns in this fluid.

Using this model I think its possible to explain quantum interaction, Einstein relativity and even gravity without deviating too far from our natural world experience of classical physics.

Imagine for a moment that the universe and space are really like a ocean whose surface is full of waves bobbing up and down.

On this we apply a threshold, like the deck of our ship where below that we can't see these waves, the are invisible and nonexistent to us, but once in a while two will meet and for a moment will pop up above our threshold and we see it briefly, then it disappears once again.

This would be similar to how in the quantum world we see energy and sub atomic particles appear and disappear out of nowhere.

Now take the double slit experiment.

What if instead of photons and electrons being discrete particles and waves, there is non-quantum continuous levels out there.

What instead, if there is a quantum threshold that needs to be crossed before photons, electrons or even sub atomic matter can interact with one other to the point of appearing as discrete events.

Below that threshold no interactions can occur.

So now, when something like a photon is traveling it's a wave. But when it interacts it's a particle.

How is that. Well, it has to absorb enough energy traveling around in to the interaction with matter to be observed. The very act of observation forces it to "collapse the wave function" if you will, where only a discrete quantum of energy in this absorbed or no interact occurs.

This move the quantum nature of the universe away from the energy and matter and instead to the observer and interaction with matter that is needed to observe.
Thereby eliminating the wave particle paradox.

UPDATE: 6/24/2014
   Fluid Tests Hint at Concrete Quantum Reality

UPDATE: 6/30/2014
   Have We Been Interpreting Quantum Mechanics Wrong This Whole Time?