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That Thing with the Luminiferous Aether

Way back in the day when I was still deep in the Steampunk scene, my friend Alex and I wrote a book about the subculture, its roots, background etc. One of the background infos I provided concerned the aether, or as I usually spell it æther. You can find it …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #60 – Happy Things from the Quarantine

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/aethercast.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/NonEuclidean60.mp3Podcast (aethercast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:29 — 11.3MB) | EmbedJust a few personal positive things from two weeks more into the quarantine. I hope you are all healthy and not too stressed out! Stay safe, stay healthy everyone!

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #59 – Geek in quarantine edition (pants optional)

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/aethercast.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/NonEuclidean59Covid.mp3Podcast (aethercast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:47 — 12.4MB) | EmbedBeing stuck at home as a geeky introvert is not that bad. It’s basically what I trained for my entire life… Here are some thoughts and personal survival tips regarding the current situation and these are some …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #57 – Memes and the Fermi Paradox

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/aethercast.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/NonEuclidean57.mp3Podcast (aethercast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:41 — 8.2MB) | EmbedToday’s podcast is just some weird train of thought of mine. The Fermi Paradox is something that has interested me for very long time and now I’m just adding my own 2 cents to a possible solution …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast 56: The Limits of Magical Thinking

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/aethercast.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/NonEuclidean56b.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:37 — 14.6MB) | EmbedRecently there have been occurrences in my immediate vicinity (both in a professional and a private context) that made me wonder… A lot… There is nothing wrong with magical thinking, but as soon as you have to ignore …

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Apollo 11 – 50 years later the Earth is flat

50 years ago yesterday, Apollo 11 lifted off on its way to bring the first humans to the moon. A lot of things have happened since then, science has progressed, we now have a colony on the moon, the first men have stepped on Mars! The future of space travel …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #55: Horrors of both Education and a Lack of Education

https://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/aethercast.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/NonEuclidean56.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:13 — 13.2MB) | EmbedThe last week has seen some stunning displays of ignorance by various politicians (to nobody’s surprise) and I have personally struggled with an astonishing lack of knowledge in certain areas in my favourite class. Today’s episode of the …