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About xamble

Most things I do involve computers. Nowadays that sounds stupid to hear because everyone uses computers. Except I was saying that before the IBM PC came on the scene. (hint: my first programs were entered on punch cards in an IBM-29) Now I mostly use them. Mostly to provide a community service in my small town. Because I could when it was asked and still can. And I'm a wannabe writer. Various books in various states of incompleteness. A few short stories. Might do more of that.

Core Electrons Show Deeper Effect

In this piece they talk about the ability of Carbon to change its core electron arrangement and the inability of Silicon to follow suit. It has to do with the Core electrons, those in the already filled shells and orbitals. … Continue reading

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Bio-Hacking is a Thing Now

It’s been coming for a while now. Bio-Hacking. When I was barely out of my teen years Intel came up with the 8008 and the 8080. I got a 6800 development kit. Like many others I wanted to tinker with … Continue reading

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Coral is Bleaching – It is time to do something . . . genetic engineering to the rescue

Have we arrived at a moment in the world’s history where only geo and genetic engineering can stave off the massive extinction many see coming? I once wrote a short story where the upshot was the extinction of Homo Sapiens … Continue reading

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Advances in Microscopy Show Inter Cellular Dynamics as 3D Movies

A new dawn in bio-imaging . . . our old microscope images will be like cave drawings of a bygone era. Watch the video below – I can almost guarantee you’ve never seen this before. This is from supporting material … Continue reading

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Crash Corner – Broncos Crash Might Not Be First Multiple Fatality Crash There

I’m watching the repeating coverage about the recent fatal crash of the Hockey team the Humboldt Broncos. Loaded Bus versus Loaded Semi 15 dead on the bus. Over the past two seasons I’ve been doing volunteer camera work for the … Continue reading

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There was this dream . . .

Trump is reported to have called a lot of places ‘shit holes’ and ticked off many people and nations around the world. After years of building and maintaining a global reach for their economy, culture and military might, the top … Continue reading

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OD20171122 or Don’t You Just Love Kaleidoscopes?

optical diversion 20171122 – a little thing I whipped up with Adobe After Effects and Premier. music is 7th Floor Tango by Silent Partner from YouTube’s Free Audio Library. Press Play and go away for 2 minutes 21 seconds

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