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3Instructables3,000Views14CommentsEl Granada, a small community on the California coast.Joined April 20th, 2009
I was born at the early part of the WWII baby boom. My Dad started a machine shop. I played and worked in the machine shop over the years. I got a start on Socratic philosophy at St. John's college and I got an American Studies Degree at Cal State LA. As a student of America and a garage builder, I call thoughtful Americans to discover the low CO2 emission future. We should start many local processes to modify American institutions such as school districts, cities, harbour districts to be l... Read More »

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  • Burning Visible Images Onto CD-Rs With Data (beta)

    I am trying to burn many rings on a CD to make a very coarse diffraction grating of 95 lines per millimeter. If I get something I'll post an Instructable. The rings on the CD are to make a spectrometer that spreads out very long wavelength infrared energy. There is a big CO2 absorption band down there.It is related to global warming. Here is my blog on the subject:http://www.lowco2america.com/Linux has a yes command that can make big files of a test character. Use that to make a 700 megabyte CD. See what it looks like.

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  • Master a perfect inline wire splice everytime

    Thanks for writing a really helpful Instructable. You slowed the reader down and helped many readers think about how to do high quality splices by teasing out the pro and con considerations. The commentators have weighed in with great contributions to the art and science of splicing. Splicing is difficult and challenging because humans live in a mathematical "three space". I think I read that there are no knots in the higher spaces. There is a "utility problem" that proves that if there are three poles and three houses, at least one wire must cross another. There is a fun book on Knot Theory by Kaufman. There is a "Seven bridges of Konigsberg" problem where Euler finds the Euler Polyhedron Theorem. Every time you do wiring or attach wires to a computer we ...

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    Thanks for writing a really helpful Instructable. You slowed the reader down and helped many readers think about how to do high quality splices by teasing out the pro and con considerations. The commentators have weighed in with great contributions to the art and science of splicing. Splicing is difficult and challenging because humans live in a mathematical "three space". I think I read that there are no knots in the higher spaces. There is a "utility problem" that proves that if there are three poles and three houses, at least one wire must cross another. There is a fun book on Knot Theory by Kaufman. There is a "Seven bridges of Konigsberg" problem where Euler finds the Euler Polyhedron Theorem. Every time you do wiring or attach wires to a computer we are engaging with the mathematical truths about space.

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