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A bored immortal human in deep space

Post by secretnude » Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:48 pm

Our Destination is Gileise
581g in Gileise
system and we are closer to Gileise
than to Sol.

Boredom makes us examine our soul
but only metaphorically.

After Human
physical immortality
became the norm, most of humanity
stopped believing in having a soul
and an afterlife.

My wife
opted to stay on Mars
and I miss her.

I will be back for her.

This ship was originally a comet
heading for planet
Mars
for Terraforming Mars

We have transformed this comet
into a city
in space with a length of two kilometers
width of one kilometer
and height of one kilometer.

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Your Choices:
a. Encounter a friendly alien race
with an ugly face.
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b. Encounter a hostile alien race
that has an attractive face.
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=5327&p=46439#p46439

c. Hibernate until on the planet
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Time is Oxygen

Post by secretnude » Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:45 pm

Destination is Gileise
581g in Gileise
system and we are closer to Gileise
than to Sol by a tiny bit more.

I am so Bored!

I will retire
to my stasis pod as I am tired
of seeing nothing
and more nothing...

Space is vast
even at the fast
sublight speeds we are moving.

Immortality is a double edged sword cutting
to the question what?

What
do I want to be
for eternity?

Previous generations
said time
is Gold
now time
is like Oxygen.

Oxygen
is essential but
Oxygen
common and cheap.

Time for me to
go to
deep sleep.

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Frying an Alien Cat just like that (Aliens)

Post by secretnude » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:18 am

Destination is Gileise
581g in Gileise
system and we are closer to Gileise
than to Sol by a tiny bit more.

We scored
a direct hit on a hostile ship.

It was too bad as the aliens
looked hip.

Aliens
looked like big Cats
with hands,
you understand.

We gave them the name
Kilrats
after an old video game.

Kilrats
said they claimed this space.

New problem, we faced
as Kilrats
fired a missile from their small spacecraft
which hit our aft
rail guns,
not fun
but we hit back with our plasma gun
incinerating the cat,
just like that.

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No longer bored due to Alien Space Boars (Aliens)

Post by secretnude » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:48 am

Destination is Gileise
581g in Gileise
system and we are closer to Gileise
than to Sol by a bit more.

We met a friendly Space Boar
Alien race
with an ugly face.

We made an alliance
since by chance
they also encountered Space
Cats
that
claims this space
and that
is a hostile alien race.

We gave them our latest neurochip technology
to enhance their biology
and they help us repair
some damage and wear
as our City class ship is decades old
and that the aliens,
we told.

With Aliens
Boars
on our neonet,
we no longer get
bored.

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With a little help from pigs .....in.... space.... (Aliens)

Post by secretnude » Tue Jan 28, 2014 8:05 am

We are now in Gileise 581g orbit
due to a bit
of luck
and pluck
in applying
an Alien
Technology
given to us by biologically
porcine looking
friendly
Aliens
we call HiggsPigs.

HiggsPigs Physics was more advanced
by chance.

Wormholes we gained
in exchange for enhancing
their brains
with neurochips,
so hip.

We are busy upgrading
weapons and preparing
for an attack from Space Cats
we call Kilrats.

We can now have force
fields surrounding
our city sized ship with power sourced
from our fusion core.

Much of Gliese 5981g is to be explored,
a planetary geologist wouldn't be bored.

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A code branch not so far from the main

Post by secretnude » Tue Jan 28, 2014 8:19 am

Look
at the young Luke
Codewalker
coding Jedi brain hacks now
for the Dark Coder
somehow.

Like
father
like
son, I guess
and principles
have been given up for less.

Principles,
they say you can't eat
and a big paycheck is hard to defeat.

Total defeat
for the Open Source Movement
is near
as AppleMicrosoft my dear
has almost all of the Codewalker
family, I fear.

The Codewalkers
are a talented bunch
that punch
above their weight.

Codewalkers
will eat your lunch
and the AppleMicrosoft CEO's lunch
the Codewalkers
ate .

I think for Open Source, it might be too late.

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Post by secretnude » Tue Jan 28, 2014 2:06 pm

I had a youth misspent reading
and memorizing
an encyclopedia prior to the internet.

Giant nerd, you get
with requisite eyewear set.

I wore glasses since I was five
and most of the time I was alive.

Prior to the internet
getting
mainstream
and fast, I read and memorized.

Now I freed that processing
space and learned to forget
which I don't regret.

I theorize
and dream
of brain extenders more integrated
so that the user interface is less complicated.

Hence the neurochip
and the neonet.

I thought if they exist I might actually get
them if they are cheap.
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Post by strawman » Tue Jan 28, 2014 6:11 pm

They ought to replace the 3R's with training the Dewey Decimal System. Machines read for us, do arithmetic for us, and write for us. But how to organize and access the tools, so that our brains need not "browse through the library stacks" every time they want to locate an information packet, is what we need.
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
Known Some Call Is Air Am
Spoiler:
Non sum qualis eram = "I am not who I will be"

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Post by secretnude » Wed Jan 29, 2014 1:12 am

strawman wrote:They ought to replace the 3R's with training the Dewey Decimal System. Machines read for us, do arithmetic for us, and write for us. But how to organize and access the tools, so that our brains need not "browse through the library stacks" every time they want to locate an information packet, is what we need.
Educational system is broken.

Neurochip and Brain
Interface Device or BID is my token
attempt at a fix that won't drain
any countries' resources or strain
belief.

Math is easy for machines
as seen
from your constant use of a lean
calculating
machine like a calculator
on a smartphone
that you own.

Reading and writing are ancient
communication
protocols. I envision
it being supplanted by recent
neural native engram exchange
that would change
education
and commerce, a great leap
in man's ability to keep
learning
and earning.

A Google in your head
with tons of data will keep you ahead.
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enough to be in a Category of One."

"It's time to shake up staid traditions
in favor of strange experimentation."

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continued from above....packet of 100 words

Post by secretnude » Wed Jan 29, 2014 1:25 am

Man's brain
can then be freed by the neurochip
to be hip
and creative
like us drabble cast community natives
at an earlier age
rather than read page
by page
of boring text
and then next
having to fail
and wail
at exam results.

These sad kids, I cannot fault
for hating school
which I think is cool.

I was a good
student who aced exams that are rote.

I vote
to spread my good
abilities around
if everyone has found
and installed
a neurochip with so much memory
that it will be total recall
making
boring
rote tests
history.
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Forever alive at the biological age of five

Post by secretnude » Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:13 am

Immortal Lila was born with a neurochip.

A neurochip is a brain implant that is hip.

Lila's brain
didn't drain
of neurons like in the past
when kids
had to grow up so fast.

Kids
lose neurons as
they grow
due to a normal growth
cycle that we know.

Lila became a sculptor of realities
like Hollywood
at five
a great age to be forever alive
and she was good.

I subscribed to Lila's
thought stream
and Lila's
dreams
via my neonet link.

I think
I will pay
so they say
for the premium feed
to support Lila's
immortal needs.
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Poor Luke's fall from grace is a disgrace (Outcast)

Post by secretnude » Wed Jan 29, 2014 5:07 am

Luke Codewalker grew
tired of coding hacks that he knew
would be used
and abused
by AppleMicrosoft
since his heart was soft
unlike his father
Anakin Codewalker
whose conscience couldn't be bothered.

Luke
approached
AppleMicrosoft HR and Luke
was reproached
for being a softie
in AppleMicrosoft.

His father's advice
was stop being nice
and enjoy the cash.

Luke's
world came to a crash
as Luke
resigned.

Deadlines burned
Luke
out by design.

Luke's
former friends at Open Source
saw an open sore
as Luke
betrayed them by being bad,
so sad.

Unemployed,
Luke
had a ploy
to get disability checks.

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Your choices:
a. Lose both legs
and replace them for now with cheap pegs.
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=5327&p=46502#p46502

b. Lose both arms,
what is the harm?
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=5327&p=46502#p46502

c. Lose and arm and a leg
then beg.
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=5327&p=46502#p46502
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Post by secretnude » Wed Jan 29, 2014 9:34 am

I have to acknowledge William Gibson
and Steve Gibson
for influencing
my speculative
writing.

I do think they aren't relatives.

Neuromancer and Security Now!
are both great somehow.
I love them both
even if they aren't in the same boat.

In a previous poem, I wrote
of a young girl who voted
to stay alive
forever at the biological age of five.

When I was young I was always told
that I needed to grow old
which I resented
and I expressed dissent.

I guess , I didn't grow
as my imagination here shows
I am a kid, you know.
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Woke up this morning... got myself a laser gun...

Post by secretnude » Wed Jan 29, 2014 9:53 am

Tony Tenor
had a reign of Terror
in the far offworld colony of Bor
where life was never a bore.

Tony
is the eternal capo of Tony's
neoMafia.

neoMafia
thugs
shot slugs
at Tony
to gain promotion
but it only caused a commotion.

Tony
has duplicates,
you see.

Duplicates
that are as evil as can be.

Tony's
decoy died. Tony
never forgot
people that fired a shot
at any of his duplicates
which act and sound great
like in a Mafia movie,
you see.

Tony
delegated tasks he would like to take
to his fakes
and Tony
shared the take.

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Mama always said I be the chosen one

Post by secretnude » Wed Jan 29, 2014 10:21 am

Tony
delegated tasks he would like to take
to his duplicate Tony fakes
and Tony
shared the take.

Occasionally, A Tony
fake
does try to take
another Tony fake's
territory . It will be
a Mafia civil war, you see
as these fakes
are evil as can be.

This is when the real Tony could be seen
trying to intervene
but using a proxy Tony body
controlled remotely
so nobody
has a remote
chance to kill
Tony at will.

A secure
neonet link
ensures
that what Tony thinks
and does is mirrored by his proxy
that is mostly held by epoxy.

## choices as a neoMafia boss
and morality you do toss. ##

a. Decide to side with a weak faction
that seeks defensive help.
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=5327&p=46538#p46538

b. Decide to side with a strong faction
that seeks to consolidate gains.
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=5327&start=600#p46539

c. Be a neutral party and party!
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=5327&p=46507#p46507
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Gileise War .. Terran Cyborg Federation vs Kilrat Space Cats

Post by secretnude » Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:23 pm

Directly from hyperspace
5 Kilrat battleships we faced
each 200 meters long
and quite strong
in abilities both defensive
and offensive.

We deployed stealthy battle drones
around the potential war zone
that did hone in
on these 5 Kilrat battleships, for the win!

Fifty five AI stealthy drones did spy
weak spots our eyes
could not see and fired their rails guns
at the battleships, that are now gone.

This tactic won't last
as our enemies learn fast.

We are now manufacturing battleships
that are hip
in our City Class Orbital Defense Base
as more enemies we will definitely face.

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"Epic Fail Luke Is" , Jedi Brain Hack Master Toyoda said

Post by secretnude » Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:04 pm

"I can't understand
why Luke's
principles Luke
had betrayed.

Patience with Luke
frayed
as Luke
and his dad
took over AppleMicrosoft. I am glad
that Luke
resigned. Luke
is my brother too and Luke
now seems trying to renew
our friendship anew.

Can I trust
a bridge that has rust
that is destined to fall to a river deep
safety concerns , I do keep",
said
Leia
to Toyoda who said
"Epic Fail Luke
is! Betrayed friends Luke
had,
so sad
like his dad.
Trust Luke
not!" , However,
blood is really thicker
than water
and this warning didn't matter.

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Jabba the Pizza Hut Attendant: "Jedi Brain Hacks no worky"

Post by secretnude » Thu Jan 30, 2014 12:26 am

"Luke
please stop
and do drop
that chainsaw!",
said Leia as she saw
that Luke
was looking
really pale.

Luke
was about to inhale
a breath before cutting off
a body part.

Apart
from frayed nerves
that Leia didn't deserve
no harm done. No body part
came off.

Luke
came clean
leaning
into Leia
Luke's
plan to get disability checks
making Leia puke.

Luke's
plans held in check
Luke's
mind turned to lunch.

Luke
launched
hack to get lunch
at Pizza Hut. Jabba an attendant
said that this was errant.

Jabba said, " Cash
only! Your brain hack skills are trash!"
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Luke is a passionless being (Outcast)

Post by secretnude » Thu Jan 30, 2014 1:11 am

Look
at Luke
Codewalker now
a passionless being somehow.

Luke
got burned out
and Luke's
life turned south.

Luke
is unable to brain hack
even to get back
a free meal at Pizza Hut so Luke
feels useless
and worthless.

A great Jedi Brain
that went to drain
unlike his father
who is still not bothered
even if his son hurts
as he missed his growth spurts.

The question
in Luke's
mind
that we find
worth to mention
is, "Who?

Who
am I?

If I
was a Brain Hacking
Jedi
what am I
now
if I
can't Brain Hack
somehow?

### Luke's choices ###
a. Leverage coding skills in passing function arguments
into making legal arguments.
(Become an attorney for money.)
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=5327&p=46511#p46511

b. Try a hand in becoming a Fiction Writer
from being a Code Writer.
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=5327&p=46512#p46512

c. Find a job he no longer loves.
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=5327&p=46509#p46509
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(Alien) HCF BigPig Ship to Hyperspace Slipped

Post by secretnude » Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:48 am

HiggsPig
Cyborg Federation
Battleship
HCF BigPig

Captain Bip
recently heard of Kilrat
Space
Cat
Battleships intruding into Cyborg
Federation
Space.

Kilrats
faced
total defeat at the hands
of Terran
Cyborgs
in the Federation
as he understands.

Terrans
have been able to defend Gileise
using stealthy
battle drones from the greasy,
greedy
and violent paws
of these nefarious Cats as he saw.

He ordered his astrogator to plot a course
to Gileise
of course
to rendezvous
with nervous
Terrans.

"What errands
would the Kilrat
Space Cats
give next to the Kilrat
Armada?", Captain Bip
wondered as his Battleship
to hyperspace slipped.

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