3D Printing and the State Monopoly on Violence

We will remember this photo as the photo that changed the world. http://m.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/may/10/3d-printing-gun-blueprint-state-department-ban This photo shows a man shooting a gun manufactured by 3D printing. Forward ten years, and a lot of people will have access to a gun with no license number, albeit unreliable. How does that change the … Continue reading

Print Prime Numbers, C++ code

This code prints prime numbers up to 100. #include <iostream> using namespace std; int main(void){     int n=2;     int limit=100;     bool flag=0;     while(n<=limit){         flag=1;         for(int i=2;i<n;i++){             if(n%i==0) flag=0;         }         if(flag==1) cout << n << "\n";    … Continue reading

Hyperspace In Sci-fi Bugs Me

I have explained in this post why time travel is impossible, and cannot happen at all. I base my argument on the assumption of humanity's approach towards inventions: In the long run, they propagate through every society. Thus, any time machine created would create havoc on universe view full post … Continue reading

Extinction Events and the Rise of Intelligence

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Disclaimer: Following is a speculative essay. I have no formal education in biology or archaeology and I cannot comment on the subject in any professional capacity. It is merely an intriguing thought, nothing more. I just wanted to put it out there; I am sure that a professional would be … Continue reading