Open source approaching the Singularity helps against unfriendly human group intelligence http://www.longecity.org/forum/topic/50418-singularity-believe-hurts-long-term-goals/page__view__findpost__p__471153 acting to kill off all life http://www.longecity.org/forum/topic/49568-united-nations-help-against-total-destruction-of-any-life-on-earth-required/ with the non-AI-research in particle physics.
Tux from http://www.linuxwallpapers.org/linux-penguin-2.htm
Despite of the ever increasingly dangerous experimentation with the LHC, CERN has managed to issue version 1.1 http://www.ohwr.org/projects/cernohl/wiki of the Open Hardware Licence (OHL) that was written for CERN designs hosted in the Open Hardware Repository (OHR). It can also be used by any designer wishing to share design information using a licence compliant with the Open Source Hardware http://freedomdefined.org/OSHW definition criteria.
Extraction from http://press.web.cern.ch/press/PressReleases/Releases2011/PR08.11E.html on 7.7.11: "For us, the drive towards open hardware was largely motivated by well-intentioned envy of our colleagues who develop Linux device-drivers," said Javier Serrano, an engineer at CERN's Beams Department and the founder of the OHR.
The current limitation, much electric energy consumed by any large computer and the production of such, is getting manageable after all. Here http://www.longecity.org/forum/topic/49491-everything-youve-heard-about-fossil-fuels-may-be-wrong/page__view__findpost__p__465677 are the revelations about solar from a forum member with watt in the name.
Edited by robomoon, 26 July 2011 - 04:04 PM.