Tag: science

 

Why Star Trek Voyager?

Recently I’ve become re-addicted to Star Trek Voyager. In fact I had not seen Series 5 to 7 so it was just great to catch up. Voyager is like no other Star Trek spin off. Those who still recall and admire the original Star Trek and can’t unstick themselves fromRead More

Can ‘robots’ acquire human rights?

This issue is explored extensively in certain Sci-Fi movies – and immediately many will have clicked on some other link, ruled by System 1 thinking. Those blessed with an innate or acquired portion of System 2 thinking may stay on a bit longer. Sci-Fi is only a stage upon whichRead More

I’m from India – my head hurts

Human nature absolutely fascinates me!! As I have said in various ways before, we’re still ‘animals’ confused by the demands of a modern world requiring cognition. Some will get my drift by observing the following conversation – and others will argue blindly that it was a reasonable mistake to make.Read More

George Gamow–not forgotten

I just bought George Gamow’s book ‘One, Two, Three Infinity.’ I had been toying with the idea of buying this book for months. The book is/was important to me. At around the age of 12 – 17, I used to spend many hours after school reading and trying to understandRead More

The dance of the molecules. What is the song?

Facing the existential vacuum is not everybody’s cup of tea (especially on a Sunday morning, when this is written). Sure – most ‘normal’ people will be in a building designed for religious believers, learning how great God is and re-confirming ‘his’ goodness and purpose. Instead, my thoughts this morning doRead More

Wondrous little robots and larger sentient ones

You should see a set of photos below with what might at first glance appear to be dots. But as you look closer you should notice that they are tiny spiders. They were about 1mm across at the widest diameter. I call them robots – ‘bots’ for short – forRead More

Make your food stay longer..

I’m giving a few simple tips on making your cooked food last longer. Well no, you can’t eat it and have it – and this is not about eating more slowly. The short message is avoid as much as possible getting human spit or germs into your food. I’m notRead More

The definitive guide to achieving and maintaining insomnia!

Just follow this guide to the letter and you are bound to succeed in achieving and maintaining insomnia. I am so confident that my guide works that I’m backing it with a £1000 guarantee!! If you provide reliable video and audio evidence that you have tried all items on thisRead More

Mathematics of weight gain/loss

I’m aiming to lose14 lb (1 stone ) before 24 December 2011!! As I have always been one to apply science and math to things,  this represents my analysis of the situation. Weight loss will take place if the Present Total Calorie Need (PTCN) is not met over some longRead More

Thought for Tomorrow

“BULLSHIT may have gone unnoticed in breaking the light-speed barrier. Howzat? Some assert that ‘thought’ can travel faster than the speed of light.”   —   Captain Walker

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