One Finite Planet

Science & Philosophy

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One Finite Planet: Both problem and mission.

One Finite Planet: Both problem and mission.

One, because given it took 4 billion years before life could exist on the surface of this planet, it is going to take a long time to ever find another. Finite, because no matter how obvious it is the planet is finite, it is large enough for us to mistakenly overlook that the planet being finite impacts everything from the environment to the economy.
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Economic Activity: An Obsession With An Illusion Of Prosperity.

Economic Activity: An Obsession With An Illusion Of Prosperity.

Next steps for mankind don’t include the Sci-Fi dream of a new home planet.

Next steps for mankind don’t include the Sci-Fi dream of a new home planet.

The Challenges of Earth 2.0. (Kepler 452b?)

The Challenges of Earth 2.0. (Kepler 452b?)

Hydrogen Future: Often Scams, Even If Not Intended, So Always Ask “Where does the hydrogen come from?”

Hydrogen Future: Often Scams, Even If Not Intended, So Always Ask “Where does the hydrogen come from?”

A Timeline of Our Solar System.

EV Range & Economy: Decoding the Numbers.

EV Range & Economy: Decoding the Numbers.

Mobile Phones – Fold 3 vs Note, Fold S-Pen Fail?, Watch and History.

WordPress.com to the Next Level: Plugins, Elementor, CoBlocks?

WordPress.com to the Next Level: Plugins, Elementor, CoBlocks?

Headphones, Earphones Revolution, plus  B&O Beoplay H95, H9i, H9, Apple AirPods Max  ETC.

Headphones, Earphones Revolution, plus B&O Beoplay H95, H9i, H9, Apple AirPods Max ETC.

Carbon Capture and Storage: When it works, and why it doesn’t for work ‘blue hydrogen’.

Carbon Capture and Storage: When it works, and why it doesn’t for work ‘blue hydrogen’.

Hydrogen: Facts vs Myths, blue vs green.

Hydrogen: Facts vs Myths, blue vs green.

Revolution?: HDMI ARC, eARC and S/PDIF

Digital Cameras: Crop vs ‘Full Frame’

Digital Cameras: Crop vs ‘Full Frame’

Apple Evolution: Which premium market next?

Will Apple One Day Ditch the Mac/MacBook?

ARMs Race Risc: Episode 1, Apple and Microsoft

ARMs Race Risc: Episode 2, Why Microsoft needs RISC!

All Free? The Tech Industry is so dumb!

Relativity Simple: Understanding Einstein’s Theory.

Relativity Simple: Understanding Einstein’s Theory.

Images, Making Animated GIFs & Solving colour problems.

Images, Making Animated GIFs & Solving colour problems.

Why Car Makers are Lying about the storm.

The Electric Vehicle Road Trip Problem.

What the F is 5G? What is new, and what are the risks?

Our Home Robot Future and the Deebot T9+: Toys or Valuable Tools?

The Limitations of Perception

WTF? UFOs are Real? (OK, UAPs or Unidentified Aerial Phenomena)

Dark Stuff: Dark Matter, Dark Energy and Antigravity.

Babel: Electricity, Measurement, Video and Phones around the world.

Babel: Electricity, Measurement, Video and Phones around the world.

Relativity for dummies. Part 1 – How fast can you travel?

EV Charging Systems: Reference

EV Charging Systems: Reference

Our Sun: Big, White and a Yellow Dwarf?

Our Sun: Big, White and a Yellow Dwarf?

Camera System Sizes: Phones vs Nikon 1 vs 4/3 vs APSc vs 35mm vs Medium

5G, Wi-Fi (WiFi), Bluetooth & UWB: Why do we need them, and how do they all fit?

Photons: What is electromagnetic radiation?

the mobile pressure is on apple and samsung, and the importance of Tizen

Opinion and Review: The Samsung Note Edge.

Broken: Educating Girls in Technology

Microsoft Phones: Dead, or a real opportunity?

iPhone 7: misguided headphone fuss

Surface Pro update: Canary for the problems in journalism?

The Canary: part II

No new Surface ‘Pro 5’ after all?

What really killed the dinosaurs?

Lessons from SciFi: Future Expansion

Planets, Aliens and Fermi Paradox: Climate or Photons?

Planets, Aliens and Fermi Paradox: Climate or Photons?

The Future of Medicine

The ‘perfect’ everyday bag: messenger bag, shoulder bag or backpack?

Life in the colonies: The line between colony and individual is unclear.

Life in the colonies: The line between colony and individual is unclear.

Timeline

Electric Cars 2025: ‘adding up’ will create a revolution. Who wins, who loses? China? Japan?

Electric Cars: 2021, It Just Doesn’t add up (yet).

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Surprise, Shortest day ever recorded: Not just the solstice, but climate change?

This page is more under the heading of ‘fun facts’.

The first ‘fun fact’ is that while everyone knows how the length of daytime and nigh time vary throughout the year, it may come as a surprise to realise the length of the entire day, also varies. Partly because, second fun fact, the a day is a longer than one rotation of the Earth, which lead to the third fun fact: we just had the shortest total day ever recorded.

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Carbon Capture and Storage: When it works, and why it doesn’t for work ‘blue hydrogen’.

There are both vocal supporters and vocal opponents of carbon capture and storage, and there are arguments for both sides. This page goes beyond reporting on how carbon capture and storage fails to make current ‘blue hydrogen’ projects sustainable, and looks at the underlying principle that dictates why carbon capture and storage, despite having genuine valuable applications, can never enable ‘blue hydrogen’ to be environmentally sustainable, but is so popular politically.

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WordPress.com to the Next Level: Plugins, Elementor, CoBlocks?

Something completely different. A discussion on how this site is hosted: on wordpress.com.

Anyone who has started a “blog” or other site on wordpress.com, may get to wonder, what are the options for upgrading the website? What is the value of the free, personal or premium plans and beyond? What real world benefits are there, and, alternatively, what would you lose and/or gain from moving away from wordpress.com. This is a page discussing being in that situation. If you are not considering having a website, it may be of little interest.

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Images, Making Animated GIFs & Solving colour problems.

This is part of series of pages I will be adding on things I have learnt as part of building this website, and I will soon try and enable following by topic (when I get this page working), so people can separately select notification on building websites and/or population or other issues, without being notified of things outside their interest. Standby for that update.

Meanwhile this page provides general help on making an animated GIF for a series of images, specific help on a challenge with animated GIFs, and a list of sites with free images as a resource for those building images.

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Economic Activity: An Obsession With An Illusion Of Prosperity.

Its the economy stupid. Voters want the best economic outcome, but by measuring the economy using ‘Economic Activity’, governments can effectively cheat the public.

In many western societies, instead of maximum prosperity, governments often pursue maximum economic activity, which benefits big business and governments, but can result in an economy which in theory is going well, while at the same time individuals so no benefits. This is the kind of economic policy makes frustrated voters turn to Trump and Brexit.

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