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Re: 20160920 Magellan Space City Designer Planet Simulation

2017/02/20 Reference #1, Page lx On this day in 1520, the Magellan Expedition is under way, passing East of Bahia Blanca, Brazil. The next event in the voyage will be a land fall on February 27th, next Monday. From an online discussion of the Magellan Expedition, I picked up the insight that the fle...
by tahanson43206
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:16 pm
 
Forum: How to build a civilization from scratch on another world?
Topic: 20160920 Magellan Space City Designer Planet Simulation
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20170219 Book title: Reinventing Knowledge

This book was published in 2009. It was on display in a local library, and I took a quick look at it. This book appears to be appropriate for this forum. I haven't read it, so would appreciate comments by anyone who has. (th) Begin Quotation from Amazon:' Reinventing Knowledge: From Alexandria to th...
by tahanson43206
Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:43 am
 
Forum: How best to preserve vital knowledge?
Topic: 20170219 Book title: Reinventing Knowledge
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Re: 20160413 Variations on a theme of Adam Smith

2017/02/19 Knowledge Forum
Thread: Adam Smith "The Wealth of Nations"
Book 4, Chapter 7 - Pages 609-637

The full title of this section is:
Begin Quotation:
Causes of the Prosperity of New Colonies
End Quotation.

This is a lengthy selection, with a lot of content to try to capture.
by tahanson43206
Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:15 pm
 
Forum: New members
Topic: 20160413 Variations on a theme of Adam Smith
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Re: 20160208 Vision Author Culture on Knowledge Forum

20170218 The flow of new messages in the forum continued this week. Per Reference #1, Page 9, paragraph 2: Begin Quotation: "I believe," said Feynman, "it is the atomic hypothesis ... End Quotation. While I agree that the atomic hypothesis would be valuable to try to pass along to sur...
by tahanson43206
Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:45 pm
 
Forum: New members
Topic: 20160208 Vision Author Culture on Knowledge Forum
Replies: 56
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Re: 20160920 Magellan Space City Designer Planet Simulation

2017/02/13 Reference #1, Page lx On this day in 1520, the Magellan Expedition is under way, passing East of Bahia Blanca, Brazil Begin Quotation: 13 February 1520: The fleet experiences storms off Bahia Blanca. End Quotation. Google Earth provides coordinates for Bahia Blanca, Brazil as: 38 degrees ...
by tahanson43206
Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:30 am
 
Forum: How to build a civilization from scratch on another world?
Topic: 20160920 Magellan Space City Designer Planet Simulation
Replies: 35
Views: 1626

Re: 20160413 Variations on a theme of Adam Smith

2017/02/12 Knowledge Forum Thread: Adam Smith "The Wealth of Nations" Book 4, Chapter 7 - Page 599 The full title of this section is: Begin Quotation: Of Colonies: Part First: Of the Motives for establishing new colonies End Quotation. Pages 599-608 comprise a concise summary of deployment...
by tahanson43206
Sun Feb 12, 2017 6:25 pm
 
Forum: New members
Topic: 20160413 Variations on a theme of Adam Smith
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Views: 3520

Re: 20160208 Vision Author Culture on Knowledge Forum

20170211 In recent days a number of new posts have appeared in the forum. Per Reference #1, Page 9, Paragraph 1 Begin Quotation: In fact, I believe you can help society recover much better by taking a slightly more elegant approach. End Quotation. In this statement, Dr. Dartnell sets the stage for &...
by tahanson43206
Sat Feb 11, 2017 8:57 pm
 
Forum: New members
Topic: 20160208 Vision Author Culture on Knowledge Forum
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Re: 20160920 Magellan Space City Designer Planet Simulation

2017/02/08 Reference #1, Page lx On this day in 1520, the Magellan Expedition is underway, after a stay in Montevideo, Brazil. The fleet is making it's way South along the Eastern coast of Brazil. Begin Quotation: 13 February 1520: The fleet experiences storms off Bahia Blanca. End Quotation. Coordi...
by tahanson43206
Wed Feb 08, 2017 8:43 pm
 
Forum: How to build a civilization from scratch on another world?
Topic: 20160920 Magellan Space City Designer Planet Simulation
Replies: 35
Views: 1626

Re: 20160413 Variations on a theme of Adam Smith

2017/02/08 As another digression from Mr. Smith's book (Reference #1) I would like to mention a recent op-ed column by the conservative columnist George Will. http://www.dispatch.com/opinion/20170130/george-f-will-amazon-is-bigger-threat-to-us-jobs-than-china The heart of Mr. Will's discussion is co...
by tahanson43206
Wed Feb 08, 2017 8:36 pm
 
Forum: New members
Topic: 20160413 Variations on a theme of Adam Smith
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Re: 20160208 Vision Author Culture on Knowledge Forum

20170208 Reference #1, Page 8, Paragraph #3 continuing onto Page 9 Following up on last week's post regarding Artificial silk from whey, it occurred to me that an excellent foundation capability for an atom assembler would be to make thread of carbon compounds, and wires of various dimensions from v...
by tahanson43206
Wed Feb 08, 2017 8:28 pm
 
Forum: New members
Topic: 20160208 Vision Author Culture on Knowledge Forum
Replies: 56
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