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tagnostic
February 1st, 2009, 05:24 PM
alright,
i just stumbled on this, and am on chapter 2,
still not sure where he's going with this
but i'm open to BS/!BS thoughts
link (http://www.wolframscience.com/nksonline/toc.html)

rmw
February 1st, 2009, 05:43 PM
Fix'd the title. (Sorry, Sciky seems to be contagious. ;)) Will look at it more this afternoon.

tagnostic
February 4th, 2009, 05:11 PM
i want one of
these (http://www.festo.com/INetDomino/coorp_sites/en/22ff224c0cba8e40c12572d60033d076.htm)

Daruko
February 7th, 2009, 05:29 AM
I've been rather busy lately, so I don't catch all these threads Tag, but despite some strangely drawn parallels and a bit of heavy criticism, Wolfram's work is looking more and more sound every day. I think he may be on to something, and he's certainly done his share of work. I think the academics may be mulling over his data for some years yet.

tagnostic
February 7th, 2009, 09:14 AM
I'm stll parsing it,
this is going to take some time,
i haven't got enough of a handle
on it to give it Occams Razor yet,
but it does seem to violate
Rule 1, Never make a simple thing complicated.
still,
need more study.

Daruko
February 7th, 2009, 07:36 PM
I'm stll parsing it,
this is going to take some time,
i haven't got enough of a handle
on it to give it Occams Razor yet,
but it does seem to violate
Rule 1, Never make a simple thing complicated.
still,
need more study.
Indeed.
"occam's razor can't shave a black swan"

tagnostic
February 8th, 2009, 12:37 AM
Indeed.
"occam's razor can't shave a black swan"

and a cartesian
blow dryer is out
of the question.

Will.
February 11th, 2009, 08:38 AM
A boom kite? They've been making those for years

tagnostic
February 11th, 2009, 04:08 PM
A boom kite? They've been making those for years

a Boom Kite
in a bust year
sounds like a
Submarine

Will.
February 11th, 2009, 11:17 PM
O.O :icon_eek:

tagnostic
February 13th, 2009, 05:26 AM
now I want one of these
(http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/picturesoftheday/4601052/Pictures-of-the-day-12-February-2009.html)

Daruko
February 13th, 2009, 06:16 AM
now I want one of these
(http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/picturesoftheday/4601052/Pictures-of-the-day-12-February-2009.html)
ME TOO!

tagnostic
February 13th, 2009, 09:32 AM
it works better with
my weather
hehehe

Daruko
February 13th, 2009, 03:01 PM
it works better with
my weather
hehehe
:icon_evil:

tagnostic
February 13th, 2009, 05:17 PM
flying over the pool
would be enough
inspiration for me
to clean it out
fill it & quit using
it for a skatepark

Daruko
February 13th, 2009, 05:26 PM
flying over the pool
would be enough
inspiration for me
to clean it out
fill it & quit using
it for a skatepark
i figured you used it for both depending on the time of year
btw, do yuo skate Tag?

tagnostic
February 13th, 2009, 05:30 PM
yeppers
48" teak mikaha board
7" barnett trucks
Ojay wheels
7mm bearings

it's old school
(the kids tease me)
and i don't heal
like i used to
so,
not as much
and we ripped all the carpet out of the house
so you can board in the house
and
I stay off the bmx bikes these days too
i like the big mountain frames

sudikics
February 13th, 2009, 05:41 PM
*cough*

http://wimp.com/jetpack/

tagnostic
February 13th, 2009, 05:54 PM
sciki,
a thats awesome
b you have too much time on your hands
c your giving me an inferiority complex :icon_razz:

Will.
February 13th, 2009, 06:35 PM
I still think the air ray was cool, Jet packs would be... Devastating. Imagine playing paintball with jetpacks?

ty.mcccxxxvii
February 13th, 2009, 06:53 PM
Who ok...Im too busy at work to digest this atm...will have to get back to it!

sudikics
February 13th, 2009, 08:38 PM
sciki,
a thats awesome
b you have too much time on your hands
c your giving me an inferiority complex :icon_razz:
I watch wimp.com. That video happened to come up three days ago.

rmw
February 13th, 2009, 11:55 PM
I can only imagine the lawsuits that will result from the jetpack. /cynicism

tagnostic
February 14th, 2009, 08:07 AM
alcohol,
jet pack
water
what could possibly go wrong?

Will.
February 18th, 2009, 12:43 AM
alcohol,
jet pack
water
what could possibly go wrong?

Everything, thats why it sounds soo fun.

google_is_my_friend
February 21st, 2009, 01:03 PM
a white couple had a black baby because they both had dormant black genes in their dna.

ask google- white couple black baby

i'm not sure if it falls under wierd science but its interesting.

sudikics
February 22nd, 2009, 03:03 AM
a white couple had a black baby because they both had dormant black genes in their dna.

ask google- white couple black baby

i'm not sure if it falls under wierd science but its interesting.
In other words, the child was born with runaway melanin production?

THat's kind of like this:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/17/health/17albi.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=albino&st=cse

google_is_my_friend
February 22nd, 2009, 05:08 AM
quote from stop killing off the albino's "Last spring, he said, he began to hear about albinos in Tanzania being murdered for their body parts. More than 40 have been killed since 2007, sometimes right in front of their families, by gangs of men who hack off legs, heads or genitals and run away with them. " wtf lol

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