Thursday, August 11, 2011

Incredi-Geek: Coming Soon To A Booty Near You - Invisible Electronic Tattoos...

I predict that invisible webcam tattoos will soon follow.

The uses for technology like this are vast, and they are on the edge of Ray Kurzweil's "Singularity," where humans merge with intelligent machines.

Make this tech shower-proof and merge it with quantum computing, and you could be adding a super computer and multi-spectrum connectivity to your birthday suit.

Just slap on the latest version of Itatt, and be able to interface with the web through whispers and gestures, while seeing the action on your heads-up display contacts in 3D, and hearing it through Audio-Toos set in your ear canals. You'll look like a wizard trying to cast spells when working the web, so they'll probably call the interface system Spellweaver, or something similar.

Of course, some people will deck themselves out with LED tattoos for the coolest light show on the human body, enhancing the wizard look. Maybe even cult fans of Tron, the movie series. Brings a whole new glow to the 1970's-era pastime of streaking, doesn't it? Imagine Bodylite-enhanced ballet and stepper dancing.

I imagine being able to wirelessly drive a car by pantomime, either in-person or remotely. The same goes for aircraft.

Imagine the effects on the dating scene, as your dates are all uploaded to Youtube in real time. Was that a wink or a blink? Green light or red? Are your friends wispering advice over your body web? Did you remember to turn off your Camtatts when he took you home, Charlotte? Did he?

This is going to be huge in the long-term. Cellphones will become highly obsolete in a wiredbody world, at most they'll become local mass storage devices.

Bodyweb security will be a huge issue, because your bodyweb will be able to track every hard, wet fact about your physiology, and you might never know who knows your every...heartbeat.



Sunday, July 31, 2011

Magnetoverse: More Perspective On Ring Launchers...

Dream Big,


Magnetoverse: Rails-To-Launcher Technologies...

Old railway right-of-ways are routinely converted to bicycle and pedestrian trails as traditional railroad companies have abandoned them over the last fifty years. Interestingly enough, an old railway might be the ideal place to instal a magnetic space launch facility, especially if the last few miles includes an uphill grade facing East.

If you had three sets of rails, one in the center and two to either side, you could build a maglauncher in modular sections, using a rail-mobile crane to add sections as they're built. As soon as you have enough sections installed, you could begin launching G-hardened payloads at high-G acceleration. You then stop operations for an hour or so as you add each new section. As more sections are added, you can start launching "softer" payloads, until you get a long-enough launcher to put biological organisms and delicate instruments into space.

This arrangement becomes even more useful if it can be built in the Mojave Desert States, where solar power is plentiful and can be used all along the maglauncher to make it non-dependent on the existing power grid.

The first country to fully develop such technologies will dominate space, giving it an incredible advantage in expanding into the rest of the solar system for mining and agricultural operations.

Dream Big,


Magnetoverse: Magnetic Launch Ring Could Revolutionize Space Launches...

Think "particle accelerator meets maglev meets mass-driver."  This device could wind up launching a payload per minute instead of a payload per year.

The sheer volume of launches that become possible with this technology would make the Moon as accessible as London from L.A. in our lifetimes. It could make Mars trips no worse than traveling from
New York to the West Coast a hundred years ago, without a hostile population opposing your visit.

Check it out.

Dream Big,


Saturday, January 22, 2011

MAGNETOVERSE: Blogging On A Radical Re-think Of Space Access

Magnetoverse is all about how we can use electricity instead of flames to achieve much better access to space in the long-term, for things like solar power satellites, space colonies, asteroid mines, and exploration of the local region of the galaxy. What we're doing now with giant firecrackers just won't cut it for really getting Humanity out into the cosmos. There's a better way, and a better vision. It's time to start talking about it.


Ok, I like this new blog template WAY better.

It just plain looks better. Now I can move on to outlining ideas.


I've been thinking about coming back here and filling this out a bit for awhile now...

There's so much more to this concept than what I've posted yet, and it really deserves to get out there. I'll have to see if I can do it in bits and pieces over the next few months.

My biggest problem is that I just have too many diverse interests and it's not so easy for me to settle on one thing without a good back-and-forth discussion going on. I have a few friends online who might have some insight into this too. I'll have to ask them to stop by and do some posting.