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Re: Needed, more detailed knowledge

All very fair points! The idea behind The Knowledge was to provide the most important kernels of knowledge that would accelerate the redevelopment of civilisation. It may well take an experience machinist to construct e.g. the pyrolysis machine, but it could take centuries of stumbling around in ign...
by lewis
Fri May 27, 2016 12:21 am
 
Forum: How quickly could you accelerate a reboot of civilisation?
Topic: Needed, more detailed knowledge
Replies: 2
Views: 1230

Re: Hello from "The Middle" (other side of "The Pond")

Hi Anonymole,
This discussion board is something I set up at the same time as the book's website, mostly to see what happens. But you're right, it's never quite taken on a life of it's own. What other options would you suggest for providing a discussion space?
Thanks, L
by lewis
Thu Feb 18, 2016 8:59 am
 
Forum: New members
Topic: Hello from "The Middle" (other side of "The Pond")
Replies: 3
Views: 2111

Re: Intro

I just read your review - thanks very much for that! I'm glad you found The Knowledge so interesting
L
by lewis
Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:16 am
 
Forum: New members
Topic: Intro
Replies: 1
Views: 1091

Re: Better index

Hi, thanks very much for your comment. The index for The Knowledge was indeed produced professionally by the publishers. For instance, with 'ash' there are four page references given, but you're right, another way of organising the material would be to provide a list of all the substances and proces...
by lewis
Sat Jun 13, 2015 11:37 am
 
Forum: 1. The End of the World as we Know it
Topic: Better index
Replies: 2
Views: 1766

Re: The cave children by A. T. Sonnleitner

Thanks ever so much for that recommendation - I'd not come across The Cave Children anywhere else before! I've now added it to the recommended list: http://the-knowledge.org/en-gb/best-post-apocalyptic-books/
by lewis
Mon Jan 19, 2015 6:00 pm
 
Forum: Best post-apoc novels?
Topic: The cave children by A. T. Sonnleitner
Replies: 2
Views: 1678

Re: Biodiesel

Cheers Phred. Do you have any ideas on what rudimentary means could be used to provide lubricant for crankcases or valve trains?
by lewis
Tue Dec 30, 2014 6:12 pm
 
Forum: 9. Transport
Topic: Biodiesel
Replies: 8
Views: 4698

Re: Felting

Thanks for that thought Phred. Can you explain for the benefit of everyone reading here a little bit about how you can produce fabric by felting?
by lewis
Tue Dec 30, 2014 6:09 pm
 
Forum: 4. Food and Clothing
Topic: Felting
Replies: 2
Views: 1605

Re: Hello from "The Middle" (other side of "The Pond")

Hi Bob,
Thanks for that. I'd genuinely like to hear what you disagree with? Hopefully to be able to improve this project over time!
L
by lewis
Mon Dec 15, 2014 8:48 pm
 
Forum: New members
Topic: Hello from "The Middle" (other side of "The Pond")
Replies: 3
Views: 2111

Re: Childbirth?

Thanks for your thoughts. I do include some detail on child birth; talking about, for instance, the importance of cleanliness and hygiene (one of the greatest causes of problems in obstetrics before Ignaz Semmelweis) and the use of birthing forceps in troublesome deliveries. Of course, there's only ...
by lewis
Mon Nov 24, 2014 2:42 pm
 
Forum: 7. Medicine
Topic: Childbirth?
Replies: 2
Views: 1610

Re: Rulers

Fascinating post, thanks! Can you explain simply what the technique is for uniquely determining the unit of length that you mention at the end?
by lewis
Fri Nov 21, 2014 10:15 am
 
Forum: 13. The Greatest Invention
Topic: Rulers
Replies: 3
Views: 2395
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