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by 2 As and a B
Tue Apr 01, 2014 5:13 pm
Forum: Solar Power
Topic: West Solent Solar (WSS) Co-operative
Replies: 3
Views: 5037

I'm not so worried about the time remaining for the share offer. However, the project needs to be completed and generating electricity by 30 June 2014 in order to qualify for the Feed in Tariff rate that applied up until the end of December 2013. I guess that once the lower target is reached, the co...
by 2 As and a B
Tue Apr 01, 2014 4:52 pm
Forum: Solar Power
Topic: West Solent Solar (WSS) Co-operative
Replies: 3
Views: 5037

West Solent Solar (WSS) Co-operative

Got an email about the WSS share offer today. Anyone got any info or thoughts about it as an investment? WSS website: http://westsolentsolar.coop/home.asp Prospectus: http://filesdown.esecure.co.uk/WestSolent/West_Solent_Solar_Share_offer_Document.pdf Doing a quick calculation based on the data at t...
by 2 As and a B
Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:41 pm
Forum: News
Topic: 3-D Printing; the next digital Industrial Revolution
Replies: 29
Views: 6231

Such standardisation might also lead to stagnation of innovation as well however due to finance imbalances and market inertia What complete tosh! It's the threats of action under IP law which act as a bar to innovation today, especially in the mismatched use of IP courts between the largest compani...
by 2 As and a B
Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:09 am
Forum: News
Topic: 3-D Printing; the next digital Industrial Revolution
Replies: 29
Views: 6231

There would need to be a serious revisiting of IP law if standardisation of parts were to be implemented. Such standardisation might also lead to stagnation of innovation as well however due to finance imbalances and market inertia, as in the market penetration difficulties any new PC operating syst...
by 2 As and a B
Sun Jan 06, 2013 8:10 pm
Forum: News
Topic: 3-D Printing; the next digital Industrial Revolution
Replies: 29
Views: 6231

These 'printers' are for one-offs and short runs, so good for prototyping or personalising. I'd be interested to know what the mechanical and chemical strengths of the products are compared to traditional methods of production.
by 2 As and a B
Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:15 pm
Forum: Preparations
Topic: Is it ethical to start small panics ?
Replies: 18
Views: 5604

More seriously I spread a little alarm today in a shop I dont normally use, by purchasing tinned food to the value of about £100. Someone inquired at to the reason for such a large stock, to which I replied "things do not look so good in the Middle East, there might be a new war or an oil shor...
by 2 As and a B
Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:07 pm
Forum: Climate Change
Topic: US oil company donated millions to climate sceptic groups
Replies: 20
Views: 6047

Interesting posting pattern as well PostForum: Living in the Future Posted: Sat, 15 Dec 2012, 02:46 Subject: Local and National authorities reactions during the collapse PostForum: Living in the Future Posted: Sat, 15 Dec 2012, 02:47 Subject: What sort of future do we want? PostForum: Living in the ...
by 2 As and a B
Thu Aug 02, 2012 8:38 am
Forum: News
Topic: Ebola virus spreads to Uganda capital
Replies: 13
Views: 5666

That has nothing to do with peak oil. Move it to Off Topic. This has everything to do with peak oil. It's the economically recycled income from resource extraction/production, or the taxation of energy/resource sales, that helps to pay for the public health system. If that system is disrupted by th...
by 2 As and a B
Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:27 am
Forum: Government and Society
Topic: George Osborne is the worst of all the British chancellors
Replies: 18
Views: 4146

Steve 80% of the NHS budget is spent on people who die within two years. However, its, touchy. In your 80+ are ****cked plan, you would condemn an 80 year old in excellent health to death, but would spend a fortune on a 65 year old who smokes, drinks and is 30 stone. And of course, did you not see ...
by 2 As and a B
Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:23 am
Forum: News
Topic: Ebola virus spreads to Uganda capital
Replies: 13
Views: 5666

That has nothing to do with peak oil. Move it to Off Topic.
by 2 As and a B
Fri Jul 06, 2012 8:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Military, Police State?
Replies: 14
Views: 3182

Re: Military, Police State?

With the major cuts in military personnel: The Army will lose 17 major units as it cuts 20,000 regular soldiers by 2020, the defence secretary has said. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18716101 And police: Police forces are going through huge cuts: 17,600 police jobs have gone since March 2010 and ano...
by 2 As and a B
Fri Jul 06, 2012 8:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why Marxism is on the rise again
Replies: 18
Views: 2505

Marxism is no alternative to capitalism because many of its fundamental principles are still based upon growth. All it does is change the basis of ownership of the means of production, not the need for large-scale resource exploitation. If you want no-growth alternatives to mainstream economics the...
by 2 As and a B
Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Quantitive Easing - could someone help me understand this ?
Replies: 39
Views: 3994

Everyone was having great fun in the bath: splashing around, ducking each other and generally having a lovely time. Then someone dislodged the plug and the water started to drain out. Unfortunately there was so much p!ss and sh!t in the bath owing to no one wanting to get out during the good time th...
by 2 As and a B
Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Petition - Withdraw Barclays' Banking Licence
Replies: 123
Views: 15960

Smile is easy to operate. You can get counter services at any branch of Co-Op, and I've never had an issue with them in 10 years. I'm a member of the Co-Op, mainly through saving with Britannia. Got my divi last week. I'm interested to hear about the counter service - is that just local Co-Op bank ...