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by Virgo
Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Fukushima and Nuclear Energy
Replies: 19
Views: 152

Re: Fukushima and Nuclear Energy

I just noticed this split thread.



Kevin...
by Virgo
Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Fukushima and Nuclear Energy
Replies: 19
Views: 152

Fukushima and Nuclear Energy

Split from here . Well there seem to be many signs that suggest Bad Times are indeed coming. Any piece of advice for us mooks? Try to dispel the myths surrounding nuclear energy that persist among the population. It is a big [and a necessary] step - along with continuing to develop renewables - tha...
by Virgo
Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: A Geofencing Buss in Göteborg Sweden
Replies: 4
Views: 188

Re: A Geofencing Buss in Göteborg Sweden

A new geofencing buss in Sweden cannot drive faster than 15km/h (= 9.32 mph). Look at the video https://www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/vast/se-hur-buss-55-kontrolleras-med-geofencing Interesting, the technology must be something like what is being used here: https://dharmawheel.org/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=...
by Virgo
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The PETM
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Re: The PETM

Won’t convince the US President or his supporters : c’mon, it’s got a graph in with a scary jagged slope so it must be fake, right? They say they don’t know what started it, they don’t know what ended it and the only evidence it happened at all are fossils and soil cores, and we all know scientists...
by Virgo
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: How Sloths Went From the Seas to the Trees
Replies: 2
Views: 159

Re: How Sloths Went From the Seas to the Trees

A true ascetic and a meditator, this creature. Yes! And it is one of my favorite creatures on earth. I am glad I came across this video. The next time someone asks me what my favorite animal is, I am going to reply that I like all xenarthrans, but I particularly like ancient sloths! : O Kevin...
by Virgo
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: 500 Million Hotel Guest Records Stolen in Data Breach
Replies: 2
Views: 161

500 Million Hotel Guest Records Stolen in Data Breach

This concerns the records of 500,000,000 guests of hotels under the Starwood conglomerate. The conglomerate is the largest hotel conglomerate in the world and has been owned by Marriott since 2016, when they acquired them. Marriott says that Marriott guest records may not have been effected as they ...
by Virgo
Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The PETM
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Re: The PETM

Any thoughts?

Kevin..
by Virgo
Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: How Sloths Went From the Seas to the Trees
Replies: 2
Views: 159

How Sloths Went From the Seas to the Trees



:twothumbsup:

Kevin...
by Virgo
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: The PETM
Replies: 3
Views: 303

The PETM

This video is so informative it should be viral. Please share on social media.



Kevin...
by Virgo
Sat Nov 24, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Why electronic voting is a bad idea
Replies: 10
Views: 451

Re: Why electronic voting is a bad idea

Dorje Shedrub wrote:
Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:04 am
First time I voted was in a machine similar to this:


AVM-machine.jpg

DS
:twothumbsup:

Kevin...
by Virgo
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Amazon links are bugged
Replies: 11
Views: 1658

Re: Amazon links are bugged

monktastic wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:17 am
FWIW, that number is an ISBN. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interna ... ook_Number
That makes a lot more sense. :thumbsup:

That they might be ISBN's never even crossed my mind.

Kevin...
by Virgo
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Amazon links are bugged
Replies: 11
Views: 1658

Re: Amazon links are bugged

There is this problem, where Amazon links turn invisible: http://www.amazon.com/Miphams-Beacon-Certainty-Illuminating-Perfection/dp/0861711572 The above link will now not show in this post (and is replaced by a lot of space - it is still in the post but you have to quote my post to see it). However...
by Virgo
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Why the Government Shouldn't Break WhatsApp
Replies: 2
Views: 250

Re: Why the Government Shouldn't Break WhatsApp

Snowden released documents on the back doors built into the Android, Apple and Windows kernel. Quite simply all electronic communications are monitored all the time. How do people keep pretending that didn't happen? C'mon brother watch the whole video. Don't those all just use standard web encrypti...
by Virgo
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Why the Government Shouldn't Break WhatsApp
Replies: 2
Views: 250

Why the Government Shouldn't Break WhatsApp



Kevin...
by Virgo
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Why electronic voting is a bad idea
Replies: 10
Views: 451

Why electronic voting is a bad idea



Kevin...
by Virgo
Tue Nov 06, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Deepfakes
Replies: 24
Views: 1316

Re: Deepfakes

I Though I suppose one could say that videos that have been altered & affected reality have been around for years. For example, the famous Zapruder Film of the Kennedy assassination gave rise to a number of conspiracy theories because when it was first released to the public because the frame that ...
by Virgo
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Deepfakes
Replies: 24
Views: 1316

Deepfakes

Why deepfakes are a real threat to elections and society. Experts predict that deepfake videos will be the newest way false information is spread. Some researchers even have a wager going on whether they will impact the midterm elections. https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-deepfakes-are-a-real...
by Virgo
Sun Nov 04, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Dzogchen
Topic: Merging With The True Self While Dying by Elio Guarisco: Why?
Replies: 36
Views: 1388

Re: Merging With The True Self While Dying by Elio Guarisco: Why?

Malcolm wrote:
Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:31 pm

The term "true self" is nowhere used in any Indian or Tibetan Buddhist text, not even in gzhan stong texts.
What about "merging with" for attaining enlightenment?

Kevin...
by Virgo
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Psychoanalysis
Replies: 107
Views: 4134

Re: Psychoanalysis

Perceptions are only six. They are the perceptions of visible objects, sounds, smells, tastes, bodily feelings, and ideas or concepts. If you perceive something that happened before it is just perception, and because perception 'marks', it is a way of knowing. The thing that happened in the past is ...
by Virgo
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: News & Current Events
Topic: Democrats are compulsive self mutilators
Replies: 207
Views: 6231

Re: Democrats are compulsive self mutilators

Thread reopened for discussion. Let's be civil. As Buddhists we must strive for Right Speech. Please keep in mind Monlam's words going forward: "Below are excerpts from our policy on Right Speech and enlightened discussion . It's useful to keep in mind generally, but especially when discussing topi...

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