On 15 Maj, 12:09, JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 15 Maj, 11:37, JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > > > > > > > On 15 Maj, 11:35, JT <jonas.thornv...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > It turns out a XOR is possible with gearwheels.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2UVb7QfMqY > > > > Could be fun and certainly educational to use LEGO to construct the > > > early mechanical calculators? Probably some patents come in the way, > > > but maybe a lego original, construct the primitive arithmetic > > > operations and put together. > > > And why not ciphermachines out of LEGO > > > > Building horology clocks out of LEGO do not seem that impossible, of > > > course they would hardly last half a millenia, but a little plastic > > > with siliconcoating goes a long way, and if you could make the > > > gearwheels out of carbon fibers, they would probably outlast the > > > ones > > > of metal.http://www.suspart.com/news/carbon-fiber-gear-wheel-research > > > > What would be real fun a shaft and gear wheel emulator where you just > > > throw out 3D gearwheels on a sheet tell how many tooths, resize them > > > with mouse or fingers an outofit function to make them connect. > > > Build > > > your own watch emulator ;D > > > > It also would be nice if the gearwheel emulator did not fuck up at > > > (Mathematica and wolfram) n tooths the infamouse n-tooths fuckup bug. > > > > (monkey arithmetic soultion) n = -1???? for equation > > > 0.49999999999= (n/2-1)/n > > > > Because i can not stand bad arithmetic either in Mathematica, Wolfram > > > or in engineering. > > > Todays mathematicians a bit dunse i guess. > > > Show me the dunse set again. > > With the event of molcular microbiology you think that gearwheel > mechanics will come into fashion again, for the startrek people maybe > engineering not that exciting, but it is certainly useful in almost > everything.