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    Thread: Some articles; please criticise
Post: RE: Some articles; please criticise

I’m having to reach my memory far back because this kind of biology wasn’t my thing, but from what I remember the anaerobic digestion of organic waste by bacteria is inherently very slow, which is rel...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 13 117 Yesterday, 06:18 AM
    Thread: NoCoZo update, ideas and small suggestions
Post: RE: NoCoZo update, ideas and small suggestions

It's worth noting that canonically the NoCoZo isn't really a free market. Strong superintelligence (i.e. transaps and archai) add an entire dimension to topics like this that render them often incompa...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 26 208 05-20-2022, 11:06 PM
    Thread: Cyborg update
Post: Cyborg update

In line with the discussion in [url=https://www.orionsarm.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=5255]this thread[/u] here is a draft of a small update to the cyborg article. The aim is to emphasis them as a cu...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 1 17 05-20-2022, 10:54 PM
    Thread: NoCoZo update, ideas and small suggestions
Post: RE: NoCoZo update, ideas and small suggestions

Clockwork Wrote: (05-20-2022, 08:00 PM) -- I mean the Market should still be important to the Zone, but not to the point where everyone is tied to it. That is a bit too much, on the other hand making...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 26 208 05-20-2022, 08:31 PM
    Thread: NoCoZo update, ideas and small suggestions
Post: RE: NoCoZo update, ideas and small suggestions

Clockwork Wrote: (05-20-2022, 06:14 PM) -- First off, removing the market aspect of NoCoZo is basically asking for a complete rewrite of the whole thing and it would make it difficult to think of ano...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 26 208 05-20-2022, 07:11 PM
    Thread: Behold! I have arrived!
Post: RE: Behold! I have arrived!

In case there's a deadline on the homework here are some answers to the questions :) TerranGames Wrote: (05-19-2022, 02:13 PM) -- In your words, what is transhumanism, and what does it mean to you...
Rynn The Arrivals Lounge 6 79 05-20-2022, 06:55 PM
    Thread: Behold! I have arrived!
Post: RE: Behold! I have arrived!

Welcome to the forums! :) First off, I think that it's worth taking a step back and asking if we're the right people to talk to. This is a science fiction group. We are not a political or philosophic...
Rynn The Arrivals Lounge 6 79 05-19-2022, 09:54 PM
    Thread: Some articles; please criticise
Post: RE: Some articles; please criticise

iancampbell Wrote: (05-18-2022, 08:36 PM) -- The energy required to perform all these functions is obtained by further breaking down the waste material, which biological systems present in the host b...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 13 117 05-19-2022, 02:01 AM
    Thread: Some articles; please criticise
Post: RE: Some articles; please criticise

Overall some neat ideas :) Some thoughts below iancampbell Wrote: (05-18-2022, 12:37 AM) -- Nanobiome This term means the complex of nanomachines and nanoscale communications pathways present in mo...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 13 117 05-18-2022, 08:05 PM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

MacGregor Wrote: (05-17-2022, 07:46 PM) -- Biont:  Humans  Xenos  Provolves  Neogens  -- I agree that baseline feels a bit out of place, as superior baseline doesn't quite fit out we use the te...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,749 05-17-2022, 08:38 PM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

terranova210486 Wrote: (05-16-2022, 02:10 PM) -- What about historical Vec clades?  Such as below: https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/47e86f053ba0f https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/47f6ebca...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,749 05-16-2022, 07:04 PM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

Pulling together Todd's post at #140 and our last few posts to make a proposed schema: Biont: 1) Baseline 2) Provolve 3) Neogen Virtual: 1) Aioid 2) Alife (includes "children of uploads...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,749 05-16-2022, 02:50 AM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

Drashner1 Wrote: (05-15-2022, 01:14 AM) -- The first thought that comes to mind (came to mind in the shower this AM actually) is that - due to the enormous level of morphological freedom available in...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,749 05-15-2022, 08:11 PM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

Banelord Wrote: (05-15-2022, 08:15 AM) -- -Aioid/Alife: I prefer keeping these as our only two synthetic clades, however I’m very much in favor of changing the “synthetic” superclade to “virtual”, co...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,749 05-15-2022, 07:45 PM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

MacGregor Wrote: (05-14-2022, 11:47 AM) -- I understand that we disagree on this, and that’s okay. If we all decide your way is correct, I’ll accept it. However, in my opinion, once a human is upload...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,749 05-14-2022, 06:57 PM
    Thread: Updates to Old Clade Terminology
Post: RE: Updates to Old Clade Terminology

A human is a human whether they’re physical or virtual. I think we should stick with plan that Vec be a modifier for aioid and not some entirely distinct category. No other category deliberately separ...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 160 1,749 05-14-2022, 09:03 AM
    Thread: Aksijaha - Update
Post: RE: Aksijaha - Update

The Astronomer Wrote: (05-11-2022, 02:47 PM) -- It's not clear to me how far the Wormhole Nexus' extent really is, with two options I've heard of so far being ~3,000 light-years and over 5,000 light-...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 72 848 05-11-2022, 07:39 PM
    Thread: Unsupervised AI Safety
Post: RE: Unsupervised AI Safety

Drashner1 Wrote: (05-04-2022, 12:27 PM) -- I think the definition of 'generalist' might get a bit fuzzy as the tech advanced. -- I do see what you mean and agree in principle. Personally however, I ...
Rynn General Setting Discussion 17 160 05-06-2022, 08:36 PM
    Thread: Cloaking Devices (was Arkab Prior A)
Post: RE: Cloaking Devices (was Arkab Prior A)

Drashner1 Wrote: (05-05-2022, 11:28 PM) -- To add to this a bit - I don't see it being a situation of ships turning cloaking devices on and off at will ala Star Trek -- A bit off-topic: but I watche...
Rynn Art and Visual Media 7 84 05-05-2022, 11:55 PM
    Thread: Trust Networks (EG Article)
Post: RE: Trust Networks (EG Article)

I edited your post Astro, please crop long quotes otherwise the thread becomes steadily unreadable. There are zero canonical trust networks, to my knowledge, other than the nameless one from the stor...
Rynn Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 51 469 05-04-2022, 05:31 AM