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    Thread: Guess I really should say ...well...something.
Post: RE: Guess I really should say ...well...something.

Welcome ,back. I for one (11-10-2014, 03:02 PM)rom65536 Wrote: Back in 2007 I took a job with a draconian employment agreement I had to sign. This agreement severely limited my ability to participa...
kch49er The Arrivals Lounge 7 14,562 11-10-2014, 05:39 PM
    Thread: Technology question - opinions wanted
Post: RE: Technology question - opinions wanted

(11-08-2014, 08:53 PM)rom65536 Wrote: (11-08-2014, 07:58 PM)kch49er Wrote: I guess the questions are; What is the S-level of the creator (I imagine anything of ours will be gone) What is the techn...
kch49er General Setting Discussion 8 86 11-08-2014, 10:46 PM
    Thread: Interstellar travel
Post: RE: Interstellar travel

Neat. The PDF file is handy in that it instantly seems to show some orphan systems that are conected to each other but not the main nexus (Though i Suppose it is possible they are connected by beamr...
kch49er General Setting Discussion 54 781 11-08-2014, 10:17 PM
    Thread: Technology question - opinions wanted
Post: RE: Technology question - opinions wanted

I guess the questions are; What is the S-level of the creator (I imagine anything of ours will be gone) What is the technology level? What are the materials used? Was it designed for long term use? Is...
kch49er General Setting Discussion 8 86 11-08-2014, 07:58 PM
    Thread: Y11K and the WC
Post: RE: Y11K and the WC

(11-08-2014, 01:21 AM)Rynn Wrote: [quote='rom65536' pid='10356' dateline='1415182510'] <Snip> So technically it would be possible to use OA technology to replace food intake/waste with a simp...
kch49er General Setting Discussion 27 412 11-08-2014, 05:27 AM
    Thread: Interstellar travel
Post: RE: Interstellar travel

(11-05-2014, 10:00 PM)macnut Wrote: (11-02-2014, 10:19 AM)Drashner1 Wrote: (10-30-2014, 11:07 PM)Rynn Wrote: Very slow route: Low G trips that cruise for most of the journey. Less common than ab...
kch49er General Setting Discussion 54 781 11-06-2014, 01:25 AM
    Thread: Developing the Evolution of Life on Orwell
Post: RE: Developing the Evolution of Life on Orwell

Thanks for the simulation and explanation,that was helpful. (11-05-2014, 07:17 AM)TSSL Wrote: Now, I also have the impression that Orwell’s anaerobic period would’ve been rather warmer than Earth’...
kch49er General Setting Discussion 49 657 11-06-2014, 01:15 AM
    Thread: Developing the Evolution of Life on Orwell
Post: RE: Developing the Evolution of Life on Orwell

If you haven't seen it already you might find worldbuilding links useful This looks very interesting, I look forward to seeing how this pans out. One interesting thing is Machin in the same system ...
kch49er General Setting Discussion 49 657 11-05-2014, 09:59 PM
    Thread: So. I have come.
Post: RE: So. I have come.

Welcome
kch49er The Arrivals Lounge 13 22,524 11-05-2014, 09:41 PM
    Thread: Interplanetary travel
Post: RE: Interplanetary travel

(11-03-2014, 12:55 AM)Drashner1 Wrote: (11-02-2014, 07:09 PM)kch49er Wrote: Is a spaceship lying betwen two far apart habs still interplanetary? On OA scales, they could have far larger surface/ar...
kch49er General Setting Discussion 37 425 11-03-2014, 07:28 PM
    Thread: Need help with a system
Post: RE: Need help with a system

OK, BTW I must say space engine does some gorgeous scenes and thanks for that site the entymology is interesting and has given me some ideas. I'm going to go with Achernar, and have a colony sent off ...
kch49er General Setting Discussion 16 204 11-02-2014, 09:17 PM
    Thread: Interplanetary travel
Post: RE: Interplanetary travel

(11-02-2014, 06:03 AM)Rynn Wrote: (11-01-2014, 11:42 PM)kch49er Wrote: a lot of interplanetart travel is orbit to orbit, with a small population living on the surfaces, and plenty more maybe in ha...
kch49er General Setting Discussion 37 425 11-02-2014, 07:09 PM
    Thread: Conversion tech clarifications
Post: RE: Conversion tech clarifications

Im going to add this here. We say gift massive monopoles can be used to produce more monopoles, do they prodcue masslesess ones or more massive one?
kch49er General Setting Discussion 12 232 11-02-2014, 01:42 AM
    Thread: Early Interstellar Colonies
Post: RE: Early Interstellar Colonies

Presumably the ships that got the colonists to the destination had to cope with radiation from the space enviroment some how? How is this done? Is it something that can be converted? Would a colonis...
kch49er General Setting Discussion 33 378 11-02-2014, 12:33 AM
    Thread: Y11K and the WC
Post: RE: Y11K and the WC

Given the variety in terragen clades as well as the additional genders, public toilets might be complicated..
kch49er General Setting Discussion 27 412 11-02-2014, 12:28 AM
    Thread: Interstellar travel
Post: RE: Interstellar travel

I'd say for the slower, stopping service, since that's quite descriptive. I can imagine a high-speed service connecting two wormhole hubs or relays through intermediate systems zipping through, while ...
kch49er General Setting Discussion 54 781 11-01-2014, 11:52 PM
    Thread: Interplanetary travel
Post: RE: Interplanetary travel

OK Adressing several points here. A lot of interplanetart travel is orbit to orbit, with a small population living on the surfaces, and plenty more maybe in habs, megastructures,ships in or near orbi...
kch49er General Setting Discussion 37 425 11-01-2014, 11:42 PM
    Thread: Siri and the turing test
Post: RE: Siri and the turing test

Well the baseline rats wouldn't be sophont or modo or turing-grade annyway,you'd have to continue growing the brain-tissue or extend comptronium to try and get sophonce. On the other hand by OA time...
kch49er Real Life But OA Relevant 8 16,029 10-22-2014, 07:22 PM
    Thread: Minervans - a Superior Clade
Post: RE: Minervans - a Superior Clade

One intersting thing, you mention 'less lethal' however depending on local memetic,in some OA polities, it might only be the destruction of your mindstate and backups that is considered murder. The to...
kch49er Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 37 458 10-22-2014, 12:09 AM
    Thread: Siri and the turing test
Post: RE: Siri and the turing test

(10-21-2014, 08:19 PM)chris0033547 Wrote: Dear all, After reading the following article in the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/19/fashio...s-bff.html I just have to wonder, whether...
kch49er Real Life But OA Relevant 8 16,029 10-22-2014, 12:04 AM