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    Thread: Character profiles
Post: RE: Character profiles

Only just had a chance to respond to this, but I really like the idea. Taking Wikipedia as an analogy, there are lots of articles about individuals that just about meet their notability criteria, but...
graham228221 Suggestion Box - OA website 13 24,720 01-07-2014, 06:16 PM
    Thread: DATA MIGRATION OLD YAHOO POSTS
Post: RE: DATA MIGRATION OLD YAHOO POSTS

Thanks for this - please do let us know which email address you sent it too (or if you haven't sent it we can PM an address to you). It would be nice to set up a Yahoo Groups archive within the forum...
graham228221 Suggestion Box - OA forum 6 75 12-11-2013, 07:13 PM
    Thread: Downloadable/ Printable EG
Post: RE: Downloadable/ Printable EG

This would be cool - perhaps just a printable layout option for each page. Maybe a version that could also be used on ereaders. I vaguely remember a downloadable version of the EG on the ancient vers...
graham228221 Suggestion Box - OA website 2 7,894 11-12-2013, 06:56 PM
    Thread: Hedge Fund economist to propose new unified theory
Post: Hedge Fund economist to propose new unified theory

After being out of academia for two decades, yesterday Eric Weinstein unveiled his Geometric Unity theory: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2...-weinstein http://www.simonyi.ox.ac.uk/simonyi-...
graham228221 Real Life But OA Relevant 0 3,958 05-24-2013, 02:53 PM
    Thread: New Pseudo-Hider superpolity?
Post: RE: New Pseudo-Hider superpolity?

Sorry I haven't checked in on this in a while - did you get far with your draft? (04-12-2013, 11:31 PM)Michael Douglas Wrote: What do you think about the idea of making this culture toxic to S1 and...
graham228221 General Setting Discussion 10 168 05-24-2013, 06:35 AM
    Thread: Ecuador's satellite possibly damaged by space junk impact
Post: Ecuador's satellite possibly damaged by space junk...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22635671 Would this be the first time space junk has properly damaged equipment? I note that we don't really mention space debris as much of an issue in...
graham228221 Real Life But OA Relevant 3 9,242 05-24-2013, 06:23 AM
    Thread: What links here?
Post: RE: What links here?

We do have something similar with the list of "related articles" (which are all two way links) but this could definitely be useful especially since we added a greater density of links to each article ...
graham228221 Website and Content Issues 2 35 05-08-2013, 04:25 PM
    Thread: What links here?
Post: RE: What links here?

This could certainly be useful, but I suspect would take a bit of work to set up. We are currently working on some minor improvements and additions to the navigability of the EG, but over the longer ...
graham228221 Website and Content Issues 2 35 05-08-2013, 04:20 PM
    Thread: Voices: Future Tense Issue 21 Now Available
Post: RE: Voices: Future Tense Issue 21 Now Available

Here you go :) http://www.orionsarm.com/page/445
graham228221 The latest from Orion's Arm 4 11,836 05-08-2013, 04:26 AM
  Lightbulb Thread: NEW FORUM FUNCTIONALITY: LaTeX for math equations
Post: NEW FORUM FUNCTIONALITY: LaTeX for math equations

If you're including some complex math in your forum posts, you can now use LaTeX math markup using these tags: Code:[tex][/tex] For example: Code:[tex]\large x=\frac{-b\pm\sqrt{b^2-4...
graham228221 The latest from Orion's Arm 1 5,977 05-04-2013, 08:08 AM
    Thread: LaTeX plugin
Post: RE: LaTeX plugin

Ask and ye shall receive! You can now use Code:[tex][/tex] tags to insert LaTeX code. Example: Code:[tex]\large x=\frac{-b\pm\sqrt{b^2-4ac}}{2a}[/tex] Is displayed as:
graham228221 Website and Content Issues 6 64 05-04-2013, 06:46 AM
    Thread: LaTeX plugin
Post: RE: LaTeX plugin

Hey all - back now! I don't see any reason not to install this, looks really useful in fact. I need to install a couple of things on the forum this weekend and will add this to the list. ps you nee...
graham228221 Website and Content Issues 6 64 04-26-2013, 03:11 AM
    Thread: New Pseudo-Hider superpolity?
Post: RE: New Pseudo-Hider superpolity?

Do think about how much to reveal about the polity - would the Sephirotics even know what the culture inside was really like if it was truly isolated? An EG article is from the perspective of the civi...
graham228221 General Setting Discussion 10 168 04-12-2013, 03:08 AM
    Thread: New Pseudo-Hider superpolity?
Post: RE: New Pseudo-Hider superpolity?

I suspect it would be extremely difficult to tell whether an archai would truly leave a culture isolated after initially helping them set up in the manner you describe. Their influence could be so sub...
graham228221 General Setting Discussion 10 168 04-11-2013, 05:08 PM
    Thread: A matter of life and death!
Post: RE: A matter of life and death!

Ah cool - this is fixable with the latest MyBB update (1.6.9 was released a week or so ago): http://community.mybb.com/thread-127983.html I'm away tonight but will get this done as soon as possible.
graham228221 Suggestion Box - OA forum 4 49 04-06-2013, 05:53 PM
    Thread: A matter of life and death!
Post: RE: A matter of life and death!

Cool - thanks for these I'll get those first two fixed asap :) Can I ask what browser you were using when you got the "undefined" code bug? I've actually had the same thing when posting from my smart...
graham228221 Suggestion Box - OA forum 4 49 04-05-2013, 05:59 PM
    Thread: A whole new forum!
Post: RE: A whole new forum!

Ooo old school! We have toyed with a few ideas for what to do with the banner, obviously we can change it at will but we have the option to have different banners for different subforums (entirely dif...
graham228221 Suggestion Box - OA forum 11 162 04-05-2013, 05:55 PM
    Thread: Registration process has now changed
Post: RE: Registration process has now changed

True - personally I'd be happy with that. We'd need agreement from a qurom of the Board though, as the previous rules were in place for quite a while.
graham228221 The latest from Orion's Arm 3 12,456 04-05-2013, 06:48 AM
    Thread: Registration process has now changed
Post: Registration process has now changed

We have now changed the registration process to what will be its default settings going forward. Users will no longer need a registration code, so the forum is now open to users who were not a part o...
graham228221 The latest from Orion's Arm 3 12,456 04-05-2013, 04:59 AM
    Thread: Author Iain Banks has terminal cancer
Post: RE: Author Iain Banks has terminal cancer

Really sad - but at least we have one more novel to enjoy, and he'll be around to share it too. Banks is the only sci-fi author I've managed to get my girlfriend to really enjoy and only very recentl...
graham228221 General Off-topic Discussion 8 23,269 04-04-2013, 02:51 AM