Monthly Archives: January 2014

Biofuels: the green energy source that is destroying the Amazon rainforest

Biofuels have a couple of (alledged) advantages: (apparently) they don’t contribute to the greenhouse emission, as all the carbon they have was captured from the atmosphere, and they can be a good economic opportunity for developing countries to have a … Continue reading

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The real reason we haven’t colonized Mars yet

Almost 45 years ago man walked on the Moon. Space exploration seemed to progress at very fast pace. Just 12 years before the first human-made object was inserted into a stable orbit and 8 year before there was the flight … Continue reading

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Fukushima is the new Mayan prophecy

Maya predicted the apocalypse on 21st December 2012. The world survived so there is a need for a substitute. The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant seems a good candidate to many bloggers and YouTube channels (I won’t link them). There … Continue reading

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Is bitcoin mining a waste of energy and resources?

“Spending energy to secure and operate a payment system is hardly a waste” is the anwer on bitcoin.org. Fine, but traditional currencies don’t need proof-of-work. I totally agree that Proof-of-work (i.e. doing a lot of computation to validate transactions) is … Continue reading

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Is a communication with God possible?

In this post I want to define a communication protocol with God. First of all, what God is? I am not talking only about the God of the most diffused monotheistic religions, I am looking for any possible deity. So, … Continue reading

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