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    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 17 160 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 17 160 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 40 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 27 409 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 27 409 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 89 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 89 07-16-2021, 11:51 PM
    Thread: Stories that "Predicted" eBooks and Flash Drives
Post: RE: Stories that "Predicted" eBooks and Flash Driv...

Here’s (http://www.technovelgy.com/ct/content.asp?Bnum=1039)a pre-Clarke ebook. In the movie Forbidden Planet, the Krell recorded their music into medicine-capsule-sized cylinders. The George Pal ...
JohnnyYesterday Books, Games, Movies, and TV 12 4,326 05-20-2021, 03:28 AM
    Thread: Pneumatically Supported Structures
Post: RE: Pneumatically Supported Structures

I'd like to have this website linked in the development notes. https://www.vinerobots.org/
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 8 165 05-02-2021, 05:22 AM
    Thread: Typos
Post: RE: Typos

The article image for military spore technology (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/48572750ef7f7) doesn't match the subject. This image (https://web.archive.org/web/20170704125627/https://www.orion...
JohnnyYesterday Website and Content Issues 493 4,594 04-07-2021, 04:28 AM
    Thread: Pneumatically Supported Structures
Post: Pneumatically Supported Structures

Pneumatically Supported Structure (PSS) Pneumatically supported structures are a category of materials and structures that derive their rigidity from contained gas pressure.  There are several a...
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 8 165 03-28-2021, 10:22 AM
    Thread: Information Storage
Post: RE: Information Storage

Final Draft Information Storage Theoretically, information can be stored in any form of solid matter if it is suitably patterned. Different materials have different properties, advantages and ...
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 27 409 03-06-2021, 03:02 PM
    Thread: Information Storage
Post: RE: Information Storage

Here's the header image: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oRkskI2pET5LBEc3nOvBuVYc8mVKHyQF
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 27 409 03-06-2021, 02:38 PM
    Thread: Information Storage
Post: RE: Information Storage

radtech497 Wrote: (02-14-2021, 05:42 PM) -- 5D optical data is read with a microscope and a polarizer; digital data is unsuitable to the format (unless you are archiving arrays of 1s and 0s, which co...
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 27 409 02-15-2021, 02:48 PM
    Thread: Personal and Melee Weapons Issues
Post: RE: Personal and Melee Weapons Issues

Drashner1 Wrote: (02-14-2021, 01:51 AM) -- An alternative way to address this if folks are just really feeling attached to this page in a general way would be to change the intro to indicate the weap...
JohnnyYesterday General Setting Discussion 13 150 02-14-2021, 12:02 PM
    Thread: Personal and Melee Weapons Issues
Post: Personal and Melee Weapons Issues

The EGs for personal weapons (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-topic/45bc00feca9c6) and melee weapons (https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/4aae64afdb910) could do with a bit of updating. The main problem...
JohnnyYesterday General Setting Discussion 13 150 02-13-2021, 07:07 PM
    Thread: Information Storage
Post: RE: Information Storage

radtech497 Wrote: (02-13-2021, 01:39 PM) -- Would 5D optical storage (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5D_optical_data_storage) be one of the analogue methods? Radtech497 -- No, it's digital. The d...
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 27 409 02-13-2021, 02:13 PM
    Thread: Information Storage
Post: RE: Information Storage

Final Draft? I'm going to create the header picture for this EG.  Information Storage Theoretically, information can be stored in any form of solid matter if it is suitably patterned. D...
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 27 409 02-13-2021, 01:11 PM
    Thread: Information Storage
Post: RE: Information Storage

sandcastles Wrote: (02-13-2021, 10:54 AM) -- Could you please tell us about digital ORDC's?  I didn't find any likely results for that acronym online. -- Optical Refractive Data Crystal, look under...
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 27 409 02-13-2021, 12:15 PM
    Thread: Information Storage
Post: RE: Information Storage

sandcastles Wrote: (02-12-2021, 09:06 AM) -- Writing can be made even more compact--the size of a symbol wouldn't have to be any bigger if we give it a different color and/or a diacritical mark to re...
JohnnyYesterday Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 27 409 02-12-2021, 02:15 PM