Results for technology
- Steampunk and Peak Resources
Just wanted to share an editorial I wrote on the topic of our cultural fascination with Steampunk stories and how that relates to peak oil and peak water, etc, ...
Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Apr 1 2012 - 9:04pm - 1 comment
- A Cynical Look At Labor And Capital These Days
Big Disclaimer I'm not saying most entrepreneurs are like this. There are a lot of great, conscientious, patriotic American entrepreneurs and corporate leaders. Some of the good people are right here in this community. They care about their ...
Forum topic - Poet - Sep 27 2011 - 3:09am - 12 comments
- Der Spiegel: New Drilling Technologies Shake Up Global Market
While the world fears a new oil price shock, the entire energy market is on the verge of a revolution. Companies are using increasingly sophisticated technology to tap new sources of natural gas. Drilling is also underway in Germany, where both the ...
Forum topic - aspand - Mar 11 2011 - 8:39am - 0 comments
- IBM's 5 Predictions for 2015
Hey all, thought you would like these predictions. enjoy. www.kurzweilai.net/ibms-top-five-predictions-for-2015 www.youtube.com/watch?v=anKiEoxkpxM&feature=player_embedded# ! Re: IBM's 5 Predictions for 2015 What a ...
Forum topic - jneo - Jun 15 2012 - 2:10am - 1 comment
- Making Oil in minutes, not millenia
Petroleum was formed by the compression and heating of biomass over millennia. Chemical engineers at the University of Michigan hope to do it in minutes. http://www.wired.com/autopia/2010/04/university-of-michigan-bio-oil/ Re: Making Oil ...
Forum topic - investorzzo - Apr 30 2010 - 4:30pm - 1 comment
- Kurzweil Speculates on Solar Energy, Health and Other Topics
Despite being a scientist, I tend to not look to technology to solve our energy problems. But here is a different perspective on exponential development. - Jim ...
Forum topic - JRB - Mar 17 2010 - 12:47pm - 2 comments
- Using technology for (total) self-sufficiency
I like how the final chapter of the crash course is open ended. It suggests action, but what kind of action is up to each individual and for discussion. I think it's quite possible that there is a variety of ways in which one can be prepared ...
Forum topic - memenode - Dec 16 2009 - 7:10pm - 5 comments
- On Affairs of the Heart
In the wake of several posts addressing the need for more dispassionate adherence to facts, figures, and documentable evidence, I am inspired to hold forth about the value of the wisdom of the heart and soul. Indeed, one of the factors that makes this ...
Forum topic - Cloudfire - May 17 2009 - 11:56am - 44 comments
- Technology Gotta love it.
Well people say GOODBYE to your laptops. Computers of the Future. Re: Technology Gotta love it. Dammit. Sorry guys I will repost. Re: Technology Gotta love it. Yea, I would like to see it. Re: Technology ...
Forum topic - jneo - May 4 2009 - 1:13pm - 9 comments
- Technology and Science will help
Too much gloom and doom and I'd like to instill some hope. :) I make this claim: Technology and Science cannot be removed from humanity anymore. We might be living a very different lifestyle 50 years down the lane, but we won't have the ...
Forum topic - sunson - Feb 17 2009 - 3:46am - 8 comments