Category: Technology & ideas

scientific developments, inventions, design, sci fi

The birdsmouth

When you look at the joint, the name “birdsmouth” suggests itself. It’s stronger than the faux BM for obvious reasons and much better than solid on a tall mast. Mine is only 24 feet, using 4 x 1 staves.  The…

Just who’s flying this plane?

Chuckles: Stream of consciousness type factoids for consideration – There have been many suggestions over the years that some Asian cultures were not conducive to training good pilots, as the particular cultures had a strong stress on obedience to authority…

Pillars of the internet

W.M. Briggs: It is now clear that the Big Tech oligarchies have become the primary enemies of the American future. In less than two decades, the original, radically decentralized Internet has been transformed into a handful of corporate silos that…

Colours

This was sent by the N.O. staff: Like explaining colors to a blind man … which was fine and dandy but it got me thinking about that question and so the question is put to you: How exactly would you…