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by wjfox
Tue Sep 21, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: COVID-19 News and Discussions
Replies: 510
Views: 107140

Re: COVID-19 News and Discussions

by wjfox
Tue Sep 21, 2021 6:58 am
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: UK News and Discussions
Replies: 140
Views: 46678

Re: UK News and Discussions

Very serious energy crisis in the UK right now. Partly attributed to Brexit and our leaving the Single Market.

This is the first actual graph I've seen of the current situation – I had no idea it was this bad. The government is holding emergency talks.


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by wjfox
Mon Sep 20, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Science & Technology of the Future
Topic: 2045 predictions
Replies: 31
Views: 8945

Re: 2045 predictions

What are we expecting to be the most common uses/roles for human-like robots? I'm guessing household chores such as cleaning, cooking and tidying, as well as looking after children and elderly family members. They'd also be popular as sex workers, I'd imagine... I foresee the first human-robot marri...
by wjfox
Mon Sep 20, 2021 8:06 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: COVID-19 News and Discussions
Replies: 510
Views: 107140

Re: COVID-19 News and Discussions

by wjfox
Mon Sep 20, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Transport & Infrastructure
Topic: Electric Vehicles News & Discussions
Replies: 38
Views: 13684

Re: Electric Vehicles News & Discussions

The world's first charging station for electric aviation 09/18/2021 Skycharge, developed by Green Motion and Pipistrel, has recently been approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as the world's first OEM-independent electric aircraft charging station. Pipistrel's Velis Electro aircraf...
by wjfox
Mon Sep 20, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: Nanotechnology
Topic: Carbon nanotubes
Replies: 4
Views: 2238

Re: Carbon nanotubes

Carbon nanotubes? Well.. Here's a news item from a KurzweilAI daily newsletter, august 2005: "Large, transparent sheets of carbon nanotubes can now be produced at lightning speed. The new technique should allow the nanotubes to be used in commercial devices from heated car windows to flexible ...
by wjfox
Mon Sep 20, 2021 8:13 am
Forum: The History Forum
Topic: Historical Pictures/Videos/News
Replies: 60
Views: 25441

Re: Historical Pictures/Videos/News

by wjfox
Sun Sep 19, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: Space
Topic: Mars News and Discussions
Replies: 34
Views: 12244

Re: Mars News and Discussions

by wjfox
Sun Sep 19, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: Off Topic & General Discussion
Topic: Personal chat thread
Replies: 67
Views: 28305

Re: Personal chat thread

I find myself sort of rooting for the virus some days. I've always known people are a mess, and that I easily get to the point where I to be alone for a few days to weeks at a time to shake of the stress of dealing with humanity. I still have plans that many of the projects I work on will make stri...