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Common Keyed Bicycle Parts and Lock

As I mentioned here I’m posting some old ideas which I don’t expect to follow up on myself. Here is the transcribed text Common keyed parts Create a system of common-keyed parts for a bicycle + bike lock: – A keyed quick release, works as easily as a regular quick-release for wheels, but has a…


Transparent Conducting Polymer for Organic Electronics

As I mentioned here I’m posting some old ideas which I don’t expect to follow up on myself. Here is the transcribed text (picture to come soon) Hole Transport/Injection Layer, replacements for PEDOT/PSS Picture 1 X = S, Se Y = S, Se R = H, F, Other? Z = -CO2H, -SO3H, -PO3H2, -SH Example:…


Old Notebooks

Off and on for the past few years I have kept detailed notes on ideas which I have thought worth pursuing. I realize that I’m not going to follow up on a lot of these myself so I am going to post photos of the notebook pages here, and eventually post the full text as…


Hey Locavores

I’ll be giving several talks over the next few months on the Real Vegan Cheese project. I’m doing some of my own background research to supplement what I have from the group and I came across this interesting paper: Food-Miles and the Relative Climate Impacts of Food Choices in the United States The finding from…


Duck-Footed Space Ship

I had a dream last night that several of my friends had built working intergalactic space ships.  It was unclear if people would fit in them or not.  They were supposed to be passenger ships but several people were holding the working vehicles in their hands.  All of the ships were fully functional except they…


Multi OS booting USB drive with full disk encryption?

I am trying to figure out how to implement this scheme: Two persistent linux installations with full disk encryption on a USB drive. I want this to appear to be a single encrypted volume (i.e. use a hidden volume for one of the installations) for plausible deniability. I would probably use Tails for the OS…


I believe that this was meant to be farce, not a suggestion of how to run a government.  Interactions with the state of California lead me to believe that many of our politicians didn’t get that distinction. The Trial  


Mroon

I had a dream last night that I went to a bar called Mroon.  The bar had a sign with the words: Inside it was an old west style saloon with lots of astronaut memorabilia and star charts. The bar seemed to only play Alien Sex Fiend. I want to make this place real (although…