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Japanese Satellite Failure Unbelievable

Design, Hardware, Software Errors Doomed Japanese Hitomi Spacecraft (scientificamerican.com) The Japanese space agency JAXA said its recently launched X-Ray observation satellite Hitomi has been destroyed. After a successful launch on February 17, contact with the satellite was lost on March 28. Off the 10-year expected life span, only three days of observations were collected. Preliminary… Continue reading Japanese Satellite Failure Unbelievable

Climate Change

Unprecedented Climate Change. The most in 28000 years, the fastest in 60 million years

Climate Change: 10 Billion Tons Of Carbon Are Now Being Released Every Year, The Fastest In 66 Million Years Seas Are Rising at Fastest Rate in Last 28 Centuries The headlines are amazing.  It’s true we are releasing a lot of Co2.  They are right to be worried based on their models.   Their models… Continue reading Unprecedented Climate Change. The most in 28000 years, the fastest in 60 million years

Longevity · Quality of Life · supplements

Elysium and Longevity Supplements – Hard to justify

I am about to do another recipe for the next 4 months.   The last recipe was awesome.  I have felt a difference that is significant in terms of lots of things and my highest HDL reading yet. Unfortunately, it is hard to quantify which supplements are doing what outside the easy to measure effects… Continue reading Elysium and Longevity Supplements – Hard to justify

AI · Artificial Intelligence · Future · Problems with Technology

Winning at GO and the excitement around AI is not general intelligence but it can still have profound societal impact

Recently much press has been devoted to the fact that the worlds leading GO game champion was defeated by a computer.   These single discipline achievements are not uncommon.   As far back as the 80s MIT developed a computer program called Mathematica that solved differential equations better than ANY human being.   Since then… Continue reading Winning at GO and the excitement around AI is not general intelligence but it can still have profound societal impact

Space Policy

Does extraterrestrial life exist and will humans meet them some day? Part V – Conclusions

    DOES INTELLIGENT LIFE EXIST OUTSIDE OUR LONELY PLANET? Yup it does. I have 100% certainty of this.   The reason I can be so certain regardless of the results of the Drake equation is that the universe is so vast (i.e. infinite) that it is almost impossible for some planet not to have replicated… Continue reading Does extraterrestrial life exist and will humans meet them some day? Part V – Conclusions