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Radiate

January 4th, 2018 Comments off

AB ATOMENERGIS EXPERIMENTREAKTOR R1, STOCKHOLM

An experimental nuclear reactor that was housed 25 meters under the campus of KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

That would be in the very inner city of the capital of Sweden. The reactor was active between 1954 and 1970.

It was the first Swedish nuclear reactor and the only one thus far to have been completely disassembled and decommissioned.

The many (compared to population and other energy resources) Swedish nuclear reactors (at least 14) suggests something about ambitions other than producing electric power.

The kind of ambition that requires weapons-grade plutonium to achieve.

…Reaktor 1, R1, startas, och klockan 18:59 den 13 juli 1954 gick reaktorn kritisk, det vill säga kärnklyvningen blev självgående.
…Reactor 1, R1, is started, and 18:59 the 13th of July 1954 the reactor becomes critical and manifests fission – a sustained and slow nuclear chain-reaction.

https://www.r1.kth.se/
http://130.237.3.237/DomeOfVisions/

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There Is A Reason

December 6th, 2017 Comments off

No, I have not watched/followed the series “Mr Robot” and there is a perfectly good reason or explanation for it.

Basically, it probably will not have a positive effect on my persona. Before it became a word with absolute negative connotation (got to love the 2000’s)…

I always referred to it as just that: “själv-censur” (“self auditing” if you will).

Example: My little sister simply loves horror movies. But I don’t. I don’t like “splatter” horror movies nor do I like photographs of war casualties.

I actually still have bad dreams originating from VHS 1983 or 84 (very seldom these days I might add.). Horror inflicted on a young impressionable mind.

So, I’ve chosen not too look at them. I don’t like zombies or zombie movies either for that matter.

But, don’t you like recreational extreme violence in an entertaining context? Of course I do. I like “action” movies.

The series? Mr Robot? It is brilliant in all aspects, the photo is great, the dialogue/script is excellent and the subject could not be more valid, deeply existential or very contemporary. And who doesn’t like the “troubled” young soul?

Are there any further questions?

Shockingly enough it will not be first series that I own (soon) that I probably will not watch till the end. That fact actually surprises even me.

I think it has something to do with visual overload. But, given time, in theory I can watch the entire series. In theory I can watch all my movies, listen to all my music and read all my books at least one more time in my life-time.

In theory.

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