Cross-posted from my site about Buckminster Fuller: I remember, in 1978, showing [Fuller] our Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts and being startled when he asked: “How much does your building weigh?” The question was far from rhetorical. He was challenging us to discover how efficient it was; to identify how many tones of material [...]
Category Archives: synergetics
I self-publish as a means to teach myself new skills and topics. The following is an expansion on one section of that mission statement, organized around the mistakes I made and how I fixed them. My self-publishing began in 1979. Most of those items are lost. My mistake with the work from 1979 to the beginning [...]
1. Gauge function is the highest order of cognition in a total field. 2. The level of technological development in any given society is the primary measurement of its state of intellectual amplitude. The result of technological advancement is axiomatically the production of free time, that is, time available to an expanding array of choices [...]
Rev. Uncle Onan Canobite: Confession. In celebration of X-Day, 7:00 am July 5th 1998, whenever that might be, whatever planet this might be.
BBC, Universal phone charger approved: A new mobile phone charger that will work with any handset has been approved by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a United Nations body. Industry body the GSMA says that 51,000 tonnes of redundant chargers are generated each year. Currently most chargers are product or brand specific, so people tend [...]