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by Bureaucromancer
Fri Jan 09, 2015 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0124: "Lunar Swimming"
Replies: 60
Views: 33925

Re: What-If 0124: "Lunar Swimming"

Just wanted to point out that various low G pools were proposed for O'Neil cylinders as well. Not sure if the High Frontier itself mentions them, but every design for a cylinder I've seen not in that book definitely mentions it.
by Bureaucromancer
Wed Apr 16, 2014 4:46 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1356: Orbital Mechanics
Replies: 36
Views: 13558

Re: 1356: Orbital Mechanics

Not shown: the straight-down plummet corresponding with "Downloaded MechJeb". Seriously? I never found that at all tbh. It's not really THAT automated, at least the way I use it, you still need to know WHAT you want done, it just takes away a lot of the guesswork and experimentation in te...
by Bureaucromancer
Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:43 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0949: "File Transfer"
Replies: 194
Views: 84037

Re: 0949: "File Transfer"

It seems to be the most elegant solution is just to integrate an ad hoc FTP server hosting selected files from any directory into an IM client of some sort.
by Bureaucromancer
Fri Oct 09, 2009 6:55 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0647: "Scary"
Replies: 271
Views: 57647

Re: "Scary" Discussion

Great, you've now contributed to the growing list of things that make me feel old, or at least dated. Quite frankly this worries me given that I'm only 21, what's it going to be like in another 10 years? Now the question is whether something is wrong with me, or the world? I think I'll go with the w...

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