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    Thread: Typos
Post: RE: Typos

I’d like to change this paragraph in akilaspek trees (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/4866c7189f7dd):  “Akilaspek biochemical needs are restricted to CHON chemistry, unless they are producing ...
JohnnyYesterday Website and Content Issues 511 4,770 07-14-2022, 08:30 AM
    Thread: Conceptually speaking, could the Imperium of Man from Wh40k exist in the OA?
Post: RE: Conceptually speaking, could the Imperium of M...

What if it’s all a titanic, never ending LARP? It’s not really real, everyone just plays along because they find it fun.
JohnnyYesterday General Setting Discussion 15 151 07-06-2022, 06:45 AM
    Thread: Typos
Post: RE: Typos

The OELLs link in the omniphobic materials (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/562f6e4733ea9) EG goes to a now-dead website (the inventors’ company changed names.) I’d like the link to now go to the...
JohnnyYesterday Website and Content Issues 511 4,770 07-01-2022, 05:25 AM
    Thread: Information Storage
Post: RE: Information Storage

Looks good, thanks.
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 41 627 06-29-2022, 09:16 PM
    Thread: Drew another bot
Post: RE: Drew another bot

Cool design. :)
JohnnyYesterday Art and Visual Media 9 103 06-29-2022, 09:37 AM
    Thread: Information Storage
Post: RE: Information Storage

This text should work in the footnotes, note number after “suitably patterned” in the first paragraph.  Theoretical maximum storage capacity of high-density media: Data diamond: 1.75 x 10^23 bits/...
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 41 627 06-29-2022, 09:25 AM
    Thread: I did a quick sketch of Discord memeber's idea
Post: RE: I did a quick sketch of Discord memeber's idea

Mostly, it looks great. My one criticism is that the circuit lines on the skin don’t make technological sense; a machine that advanced wouldn’t have macroscopic traces. I’d recommend using a subtle ho...
JohnnyYesterday Art and Visual Media 12 92 06-26-2022, 07:38 AM
    Thread: Information Storage
Post: RE: Information Storage

Data diamond: 1.76 x 10^23 bits/cm^3 Boron carbide data crystal: 3.96 x 10^21 bits/cm^3  SF-Polyethylene molecular tape: 2.6 x 10^22 bits/cm^3 Linear DNA: 10^21 bits/cm^3 The figures for molecul...
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 41 627 06-14-2022, 12:39 PM
    Thread: The Archives Left Behind - Why Not Yet Cracked?
Post: RE: The Archives Left Behind - Why Not Yet Cracked...

Sometimes it’s much better fiction to leave things mysterious. I pretend that the movies Prometheus, Alien: Covenant, and the Star Wars movies that explain Vader’s origin don’t exist.
JohnnyYesterday General Setting Discussion 15 157 06-13-2022, 04:18 AM
    Thread: Giant Tree
Post: Giant Tree

Used Wombo Dream to visualize what an akilaspek tree (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/4866c7189f7dd) looks like; pretty impressed by how good the AI is. 
JohnnyYesterday Art and Visual Media 4 59 06-12-2022, 10:24 AM
    Thread: Information Storage
Post: RE: Information Storage

My preference for the bolding is section headers only.  Thanks
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 41 627 06-12-2022, 06:23 AM
    Thread: Information Storage
Post: RE: Information Storage

Decided to tweak text and expand content under Medium-Density Storage: Capillary-memory is a category of volumetric storage media that is based on storing data inside matrixes of numerous nanoscale t...
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 41 627 06-10-2022, 06:06 AM
    Thread: Information Storage
Post: RE: Information Storage

A few days ago I was made aware of some ideas for near future (https://www.eetimes.com/exploring-liquid-based-memories-for-ultrahigh-density-storage/) data storage, and while these specific technologi...
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 41 627 06-02-2022, 06:02 PM
    Thread: Unsupervised AI Safety
Post: RE: Unsupervised AI Safety

Rynn Wrote: (05-02-2022, 08:43 PM) -- In my previous post I included a link to a computerphile video covering one such problem, the stop button problem, which illustrates it quite well: how do you de...
JohnnyYesterday General Setting Discussion 26 242 05-03-2022, 11:12 AM
    Thread: Unsupervised AI Safety
Post: RE: Unsupervised AI Safety

Just a reminder that fool proof kill switches (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/55eaeffea8a81) are possible to keep things from getting really out of hand.
JohnnyYesterday General Setting Discussion 26 242 05-02-2022, 05:06 AM
    Thread: Question from the Contact Us
Post: RE: Question from the Contact Us

Maybe they’re talking about Baryos (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/4609ca397f2c4)?
JohnnyYesterday General Setting Discussion 1 41 11-18-2021, 05:43 PM
    Thread: Information Storage
Post: RE: Information Storage

In the second paragraph, I’d like to change “Although there are exceptions to the rule, in most cases the latency of storage media is strongly coupled with their storage density--the denser their stor...
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 41 627 11-18-2021, 04:58 PM
    Thread: Information Storage
Post: RE: Information Storage

Rynn Wrote: (09-04-2021, 10:56 PM) -- Unless anyone spots any glaring issues with these figures, or has other ideas (like organisms that have a higher DNA density), I'll add them to the article somew...
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 41 627 09-05-2021, 04:19 AM
    Thread: Large microgravity habitats
Post: RE: Large microgravity habitats

stevebowers Wrote: (07-17-2021, 06:30 PM) -- I'd like to see some maths on this concept; it sounds intriguing. The centrifugal force would be greatest at the edge of the disk, but the self gravitatio...
JohnnyYesterday General Setting Discussion 6 91 07-18-2021, 05:18 PM
    Thread: Large microgravity habitats
Post: RE: Large microgravity habitats

It’s not written up yet, to my knowledge, but extremely large microgravity diskworlds (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/4a3a4277520cc) should be possible. In this case, the purpose of the disk’s r...
JohnnyYesterday General Setting Discussion 6 91 07-16-2021, 11:51 PM