Climate Change · Combinatorial Problem · Future

Club of Rome Computer Models Vs IPCC Climate Scientist Computer Models

The Club of Rome was a group of MIT, Harvard and other professors, industry experts etc who crafted a computer model of the world and predicted the outcome up to 2100 for things like pollution, population, industrial production, food production, etc…   The Club of Rome was a 70s thing.   The IPCC is a… Continue reading Club of Rome Computer Models Vs IPCC Climate Scientist Computer Models

Space Policy

Elon Musk has said we can land a man on Mars by 2025

I believe that.  I believe it would also be largely a waste of money.   I have already made the case that sending a man or series of men like we did with Apollo would be impressive and certainly would be attention grabbing. However, it would get us virtually nowhere to our goal and likely… Continue reading Elon Musk has said we can land a man on Mars by 2025

Space Policy

Does extraterrestrial life exist and will humans meet them some day? Part I

  This has been one of the most vexing questions for me.   We are inundated with science fiction programs, books and entertainment that show extraterrestrials as common. Articles come out frequently on this topic and so it vexes others.   Recently a new way to look at it has brought another view on the… Continue reading Does extraterrestrial life exist and will humans meet them some day? Part I

Space Policy

Mars Missions 3-6 Start Farming, Mining and looking at habitat construction

We can only learn by experience. As I roll out these missions it becomes apparent how much should have gone into development of the components before we even get to Mars for our first trip.   Each of the items deployed in the first 2 missions will undergo rigorous testing prior to launch to Mars… Continue reading Mars Missions 3-6 Start Farming, Mining and looking at habitat construction

Space Policy

The first 2 missions to Mars. Fourth in a series to colonize Mars.

          Mars our second home  I have talked about the motivation for space travel and why colonize Mars as an important goal here.   I have talked about the only logical way to colonize Mars here.   I have talked about an ambitious overall plan for colonizing Mars here. I am building… Continue reading The first 2 missions to Mars. Fourth in a series to colonize Mars.

health

Breakfast or No Breakfast. I am tired of the nutritionist bull.

Today I was presented with a study that showed there is NO evidence that eating breakfast results in better results on tests, makes you fat or not fat, makes you healthier, live longer or not.   The author of this study looked at all the studies on this subject and after a meta analysis of… Continue reading Breakfast or No Breakfast. I am tired of the nutritionist bull.

Artificial Intelligence · Sex

The future of transportation – Self-Driving Cars, Hyperloop and sex

The premise of the article Sex distracted Driving on the rise is that more and more people will use the spare time and energy of level 3 and 4 self-driving cars to perform sexual activities.  Whether this is frequent enough to measurably increase the death or accident rate I think is highly suspect however it presumes… Continue reading The future of transportation – Self-Driving Cars, Hyperloop and sex