> Armand -
> This link, [archive.today], doesn't give any info. For a geek you're falling a little short here. And I'm not gaining
> anything from your posts, albeit I don't have time to read this entire thread. Least you could do is post some sort of summary.
I had been posting exclusively at Thunderbolts, because they let me upload images to their site and I like what they do. But it has created a 'single point of failure' that I did not anticipate - they took the entire thread down on a single complaint from my research partner over some disputed photos (my research partner wants to own the story - but it's not his, it's mine - and I don't want to own it, I want to share it). The Thunderbolts thread should be restored soon (I hope) minus the disputed images.
At this point in time, the archive link is the only record on-line.
I am just glad it's there, because it is the only copy of the 'snake in the tube' image currently on-line. I intend to change that soon.
> Tad bit disappointing, to me anyway. I recently moved from San Jose and I would expect a silicon valley geek to come up with more
> detail. With your experience, was hoping you could put a tech's viewpoint to Dendera.
Yeah, I'm not your typical valley geek. I have a natural talent for technology, and I was at the right place, at the right time (and I've had the privilege of working with some really smart people during my career - four of which are on the Unix card deck), but personally I don't use it much myself. I did not even get my own personal computer until 2001 (after the dot comm meltdown), and I have avoided social media like the plague (and you can't get me to play a computer game - too potentially addictive, I think). I am very odd by geek standards for sure.
My ace is that I can easily see patterns in large data sets and I can spot important details very quickly - and I tend to think 'outside the box' and come up with novel solutions to difficult problems (and I am very intuitive - right brain centric - I can follow a logical argument, but I don't limit myself to logic alone).
> If you don't mind my asking, what's with the "master" in your name? I know geeks here are horribly egotistical but isn't that a
> little over the top?
You think that is over the top, wait till I tell you were it came from. I've been told it was my title from a past life. I was not going to use it at first, but I botched my first attempt at creating a user account as simply Armand (which locked that one out), and so I figured 'ah well, Master Armand it is'. My wife would call that a spirit trick...
> I couldn't resist a slight correction on what your dad used to say to you. The saying goes; "It is better to remain silent at the
> risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it."
Same joke, different delivery. I've heard both, but my dad used the one I mentioned - I think, probably because it sounds more like a joke, than a 'wise old saying' - and my dad did love to tell jokes...
> OK, I'm done picking on you. Seriously though, is there ANYTHING you see in Dendera, or Egypt, that is similar to the computer
Computers? No. What I have seen so far is simple, 'turn of the century', electro-magnetic equipment - like Tesla coils and neon bulbs.
I have limited the scope of my research to technologies that I believe the early Egyptians could have had - Baghdad batteries, simple electro-magnetic devices, Alchemical laboratory equipment, glass blowing technology - that sort of thing.
What I have come up with is a novel solution, that fits the images well and actually works.
At this point, I am waiting on Thunderbolts to make a judgement on the fate of my web thread.
> He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions - Confucius
One more thing, I do not believe the Dendera light was a lamp used for illumination. I have no doubt that the Egyptians used oil lamps and candles for that purpose (as has been noted by our Egyptologist friends). I suspect they understood the dangers of putting 'current in the walls' of their homes, and did not use electricity as we do, at all.
No, this thing was some sort of healing device, like a tanning bed or a Rife Violet Ray machine.
That is why you see people sitting underneath it in the images. They are getting a session under the tube...
Post Edited (07-May-14 10:47)
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