A tale of the Fermi paradox featuring data preservation via tardigrade as a means of transmitting information beyond the great filter.
Saturday, October 21st, 2017
Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
Is the emergence of a technologically advanced civilisation necessarily contingent on the easy availability of ancient energy? Is it possible to build an industrialised civilisation without fossil fuels?
This thought experiment leads to some fascinating conclusions.
So, would a society starting over on a planet stripped of its fossil fuel deposits have the chance to progress through its own Industrial Revolution? Or to phrase it another way, what might have happened if, for whatever reason, the Earth had never acquired its extensive underground deposits of coal and oil in the first place? Would our progress necessarily have halted in the 18th century, in a pre-industrial state?
Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
One way of implementing the growing/shrinking navigation pattern—an alternative to just shoving everything behind a hamburger icon.
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
A very lightweight script for toggling the appearance of elements in an accessible way.