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ATS Live: 230: Spaceflight, Quantum Software, NLBS take 2, Spider Woman, Facebook, Forgotten History

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posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 12:17 PM
+more as things happen across the world....

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Tonight's Topics

Show Intro's...

Hour 1


Antares Rocket Explodes During Launch

Historic quantum software is run for the first time

Hour 2

Next Level BS

NLBS's very own Joe joins us on the show to talk NLBS, that BS meter, where the show is going, how its all gone down so far and all kinds of stuff, including some weird questions from the studio gauge the difference between BS and the truth.

Hour 3

Spider-woman and the Los Angeles Lizard People.

Facebook Has Totally Reinvented Human Identity—For the Worse


Forgotten Human History.

10 things we didn't know last week.....




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posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 12:33 PM
Sounds like a great show, some have said that because Chat is down, less will listen. I say let's prove them wrong!

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 02:26 PM
a reply to: neformore

Can you guys please update the Spreaker links? That would be awesome, I can never seem to catch it live.

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 02:39 PM
I'd like to say I'm excited about tonight's topics, but I have a feeling that the first hour is going to be very depressing.

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 03:46 PM

originally posted by: astrostu
I'd like to say I'm excited about tonight's topics, but I have a feeling that the first hour is going to be very depressing.

I hereby, devote myself to the task of making certain that the first round of topics be anything other than depressing....

of course, that could mean something worse than depressing....

As for the last topic of the third hour, I will need the expertise of a scientist...

Ooh..... that's what you're depressed about?

A haiku for your amusement.

Our thirst for knowledge;
Topics reflect yearning;
Listeners decide.

Yeah.. that'll help.

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 06:24 PM

originally posted by: astrostu
I'd like to say I'm excited about tonight's topics, but I have a feeling that the first hour is going to be very depressing.

Why ?

There hasn't been a thing created that has worked right the first time.

It is only through a series of doing does man ever accomplish anything.

It's called trial and error.

Even through error advancements still come.

One of my favorite movie quotes from National Treasure when Gates paraphrased Edison.

'I didn't fail, I found 2000 ways not to make a light bulb. I only need one to make it work.'

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 07:36 PM

originally posted by: neo96

originally posted by: astrostu
I'd like to say I'm excited about tonight's topics, but I have a feeling that the first hour is going to be very depressing.

Why ?

Well, one person dead, millions of dollars and time lost, millions of dollars of damage, science experiments lost, and a psychological damper. I'd say that's enough to be depressing.

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 07:55 PM
a reply to: astrostu

I am not depressed about the money.

It was some rich guys.

Test pilots are fully aware of what their jobs entail.

So not depressed bout that either.

Sure mourn their loss, but depressed ?


posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 08:05 PM
Thanks for the message about Chat.

Thought I broke it LOL.

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 08:27 PM
Human universe

Human Universe is a British television series broadcast on BBC Two, presented by Professor Brian Cox.[2]

Human Universe was commissioned by Janice Hadlow for BBC Two and Kim Shillinglaw, head commissioner for science and natural history.[3] The series will consist of five sixty-minute episodes.[3][4]


Brian Cox's Human Universe presents a fatally flawed view of evolution

was this the article NEF?

Drake Equation

The Drake equation is a probabilistic argument used to estimate the number of active, communicative extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way galaxy. The equation was written in 1961 by Frank Drake not for purposes of quantifying the number of civilizations,[1] but intended as a way to stimulate scientific dialogue at the world's first search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) meeting, in Green Bank, West Virginia. The equation summarizes the main concepts which scientists must contemplate when considering the question of other radio-communicative life.[1] The Drake equation has proved controversial since several of its factors are currently unknown, and estimates of their values span a very wide range. This has led critics to label the equation a guesstimate, or even meaningless.

all mentioned at first

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 08:41 PM
There is nothing wrong for a 'for profit' space program.

Because it is that profit that is going to pay for Virgins cluster eff.

When NASA had its epic failures the bill got sent to us.

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 08:52 PM
Space is not just about going somewhere. Great strides have been made in Medicine, Technology etc. because of the Space Program.

International space program, it is going to happen, I saw it on STAR TREK

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 08:53 PM
a reply to: neo96

Barring some revolutionary change in thinking, the only way we are going to truly move forward in space is through the private sector.

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 08:57 PM
Six Sigma

Six Sigma is a set of techniques and tools for process improvement. It was developed by Motorola in 1986.[1][2] Jack Welch made it central to his business strategy at General Electric in 1995.[3] Today, it is used in many industrial sectors.[4]

Six Sigma seeks to improve the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes of defects (errors) and minimizing variability in manufacturing and business processes. It uses a set of quality management methods, including statistical methods, and creates a special infrastructure of people within the organization ("Champions", "Black Belts", "Green Belts", "Yellow Belts", etc.) who are experts in these methods. Each Six Sigma project carried out within an organization follows a defined sequence of steps and has quantified value targets, for example: reduce process cycle time, reduce pollution, reduce costs, increase customer satisfaction, and increase profits. These are also core to principles of Total Quality Management (TQM) as described by Peter Drucker and Tom Peters (particularly in his book "In Search of Excellence" in which he refers to the Motorola six sigma principles).

The term Six Sigma originated from terminology associated with manufacturing, specifically terms associated with statistical modeling of manufacturing processes. The maturity of a manufacturing process can be described by a sigma rating indicating its yield or the percentage of defect-free products it creates. A six sigma process is one in which 99.99966% of the products manufactured are statistically expected to be free of defects (3.4 defective parts/million), although, as discussed below, this defect level corresponds to only a 4.5 sigma level. Motorola set a goal of "six sigma" for all of its manufacturing operations, and this goal became a by-word for the management and engineering practices used to achieve it.

I have to agree with the idea here
Used way to much in place of leadership

the wikipedia page includes some issues also

Virgin Group

Virgin Group Ltd. is a British multinational branded venture capital conglomerate founded by entrepreneur Richard Branson and Nik Powell.[3] Its core business areas are travel, entertainment and lifestyle, and it also manages ventures in financial services, transport, health care, food and drink, media and telecommunications; together, Virgin's businesses consist of more than 400 companies worldwide.

Virgin Group's date of incorporation is listed as 1989 by Companies House, who class it as a holding company; however Virgin's business and trading activities date to the 1970s. The net worth of Virgin Group as of September 2008 was £5.01 billion.


Richard Branson

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies.[3]

At the age of sixteen his first business venture was a magazine called Student.[4] In 1970, he set up a mail-order record business. In 1972, he opened a chain of record stores, Virgin Records, later known as Virgin Megastores. Branson's Virgin brand grew rapidly during the 1980s, as he set up Virgin Atlantic and expanded the Virgin Records music label.

According to the Forbes 2012 list of billionaires, Branson is the sixth richest citizen of the United Kingdom, with an estimated net worth of US$4.6 billion.[1]


European Spacy Agency

The European Space Agency (ESA) (French: Agence spatiale européenne - ASE) is an intergovernmental organization dedicated to the exploration of space, with 20 member states. Established in 1975 and headquartered in Paris, France, ESA has a staff of more than 2,000 with an annual budget of about €4.28 billion / US$5.51 billion (2013).[1]

ESA's space flight program includes human spaceflight, mainly through the participation in the International Space Station program, the launch and operations of unmanned exploration missions to other planets and the Moon, Earth observation, science, telecommunication as well as maintaining a major spaceport, the Guiana Space Center at Kourou, French Guiana, and designing launch vehicles. The main European launch vehicle Ariane 5 is operated through Arianespace with ESA sharing in the costs of launching and further developing this launch vehicle.

ESA science missions are based at ESTEC in Noordwijk, Netherlands, Earth Observation missions at ESRIN in Frascati, Italy, ESA Mission Control (ESOC) is in Darmstadt, Germany, the European Astronaut Center (EAC) that trains astronauts for future missions is situated in Cologne, Germany, and the European Space Astronomy Center is located in Villanueva de la Cañada, Spain.

Some thing missing from the conversation

Nasa Spin off technology

NASA spin-off technologies are commercial products and services which have been developed with the help of NASA, through research and development contracts (such as SBIR or STTR awards), licensing of NASA patents, use of NASA facilities, technical assistance from NASA personnel, or data from NASA research. Information on new NASA technology that may be useful to industry is available in periodical and website form in "NASA Tech Briefs", while successful examples of commercialization are reported annually in the NASA publication "Spinoffs".

In 1979, notable science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein was asked to appear before a joint committee of the House and Senate after recovering from one of the earliest known carotid bypass operations to correct a blocked artery that was causing transient ischemic attacks; in his testimony, reprinted in the book Expanded Universe, he characterized the technology that made the surgery possible as merely one of a long list of spinoff technologies from space development.

For more than 50 years, the NASA Technology Transfer Program[1] has connected NASA resources to private industry, referring to the commercial products as spin-offs. Well-known products that NASA claims as spin-offs include memory foam (originally named temper foam), freeze-dried food, firefighting equipment, emergency "space blankets", Dustbusters, cochlear implants, and now Speedo's LZR Racer swimsuits. NASA claims that there are over 1650 other spin-offs in the fields of computer technology, environment and agriculture, health and medicine, public safety, transportation, recreation, and industrial productivity. Contrary to common belief, NASA did not invent Tang, Velcro, or Teflon.[2]

In 2008, NASA announced an interactive Web feature, NASA @ Home and City[3] which uses Flash animation to show some examples of everyday products claimed to be spin-offs.[4]

Below are 27 abstracts of products claimed to be NASA spin-offs.

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 08:59 PM
a reply to: ripcontrol

So glad you posted that, and the information before, Thanks!

PS nef, I am the nameless flag in the middle of the US (broadband stick)
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posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 09:16 PM

originally posted by: GAOTU789
a reply to: neo96

Barring some revolutionary change in thinking, the only way we are going to truly move forward in space is through the private sector.

Yeah but not in the way most think.

Since the mob has a slobbering love affair with social engineering instead of rocket engineering.

The push to space would create new technology, and derivative technology that can change the face of mankind.

That would create new wealth, and new jobs in the process.

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 09:17 PM

edit on 1-11-2014 by neo96 because: nevermind too close to TC

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 09:51 PM
For the critics of NLBS use of language

as for NLBS
NLBS you tube

The NLBS Trailer
324 views 1 month ago
Every week, we look into all the crap that's spewed by the usual suspects; politicians, celebrities, news media, entertainment, social media, and bull# spreading boneheads everywhere. Next Level Bull# is an unbiased and uncensored look at what's really happening online and off. No one is safe. Everyone is a target. We're saving the internet from bull#, one lump of stinking turd at a time.

and facebook


can someone add the link

As for your upcoming show
All I can say is this

Make sure you go back over Perot's claims during the 92 election


Listen to this Comcast rep berate a customer trying to cancel his service

These days, calling a customer service number and getting connected to an actual human rather than an automated answering machine can seem like a novelty. But sometimes it can turn into a nightmare — as proven by tech journalist Ryan Block's call to Comcast on Monday, during which he was berated by the customer service rep when he called to cancel his service.

Despite Block's simple, calm request to end his Comcast service, the rep refuses to do so, instead repeatedly demanding a reason for his cancellation. The rep also forcefully insists that Comcast is the top-rated service in the country. Listen for yourself:

Comcast issued a statement yesterday apologizing for the behavior of their rep (whom Block declined to name to the public), assuring that "the way in which our representative communicated with [Block and his wife] is unacceptable and not consistent with how we train our customer service representatives."

However, today Block dug up a fascinating Reddit thread detailing Comcast's incentives programs that seem to in fact encourage this type of relentless behavior. The thread's poster, who claims to have worked for Comcast Corporate for nearly nine years, reveals that Comcast's so-called "retention specialists" are paid in accordance with how many customers they do — or don't — save.

From Reddit:

Comcast uses "gates" for their incentive pays, which means that if you fall below a certain threshold (which tend to be stretch goals in the first place) then instead of getting a reduced amount, you get 0$. Let's say that if you retain 85 percent of your customers or more (this means 85 percent of the lines of businesses that customers have when they talk to you, they still have after they talk to you), you get 100 percent of your payout — which might be 5-10$ per line of business. At 80 percent you might only get 75 percent of your payout, and at 75 percent you get nothing. The CAEs (customer service reps) watch these numbers daily, and will fight tooth and nail to stay above the "I get nothing" number. This guy went too far, you're not supposed to flat out argue with them. But Comcast literally provides an incentive for this kind of behavior. [Reddit]

And with that, we wish you good luck in your next customer service call. - - Kimberly Alters

its IFLS
not sure if it is the one mentioned

I F%^&ing love Science



GamerGate Scandal

Gamergate (sometimes referred to as the hashtag #gamergate) is a controversy concerning misogyny and harassment in video game culture. Twitter users that use the Gamergate hashtag claim to campaign against corruption in video game journalism. Detractors claim the movement is rooted in a culture war against women and the diversification of gaming culture.

The controversy began in August 2014 when indie game developer Zoe Quinn's ex-boyfriend alleged that she had a romantic relationship with a journalist for the video game news site Kotaku. Harassment of Quinn, including accusations (subsequently shown to be false) that the relationship led to positive coverage of Quinn's game, followed. The conflict escalated when a number of people working in the gaming industry that had supported Quinn were subjected to a campaign of harassment, threats of violence and death, and doxxing, leading some to flee their homes; those targeted were primarily women, and included Quinn, feminist media critic Anita Sarkeesian, and indie game developer Brianna Wu. The harassment, coming from social media users particularly those from 4chan and Reddit using the Gamergate hashtag, was broadly condemned by international media sources as "deep-rooted anti-feminist sentiment",[1] and heightened discussion of sexism and misogyny in the gaming community.

The social movement behind the Gamergate hashtag has stated that they are concerned with ethics in video game journalism, and identified themselves as participating in what they call a consumer revolt, with members requesting that ad providers pull support from sites critical of Gamergate. This decision and others have been widely criticized in the media as evidence that the ethics concerns are only a front for a culture war against people working to diversify the video game demographic. The Gamergate group's origins in the false allegations and harassment of Quinn, its failure to identify significant ethical issues in games media, and its frequent criticism of game critics who discuss issues of gender, class, and politics in their reviews have also been cited as evidence for this position. The unorganized, leaderless movement has hitherto been unwilling or unable to distance itself from continued harassment.

The events of Gamergate are attributed to perceived changes or threats to the "gamer" identity as a result of the ongoing diversification and maturation of the gaming industry. As video games have become recognized as a popular art form, they have been subjected to social criticism and treated directly as a vehicle for such commentary. This move to recognize games as art is thought to have prompted opposition from traditional "hardcore" gamers who view games primarily as a form of entertainment. The resulting culture war has led to harassment of female figures in the gaming industry


Tony Ortega

Tony Ortega (born 1963) is an American journalist and blogger who is best known for his daily blog about the Church of Scientology.[1][2] He is currently executive editor of The Raw Story.[3] Previously, he had been the editor-in-chief of the Broward-Palm Beach New Times from 2005 to 2007 and the editor-in-chief of The Village Voice from 2007 to 2012.


Scientolgy Controversies

Since its inception in 1954, the Church of Scientology has been involved in a number of controversies. When mainstream media outlets have reported alleged abuses, representatives of the church have tended to deny such allegations.[2]

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 09:59 PM
a reply to: neformore

Better late than never...ATS Chat...unconventional perhaps...but Chat nevertheless

Chat Room

Enter Username...agree to terms...Enter...see you there.

posted on Nov, 1 2014 @ 10:03 PM
Feds Spend $1.5 million to Study Obese Lesbians

By Todd Starnes

The National Institutes of Health awarded a Boston hospital more than $1.5 million to figure out why nearly three-quarters of lesbians are overweight — calling the disparities a significant public health issue.


“It is now well-established that women of minority sexual orientation are disproportionately affected by the obesity epidemic, with nearly three-quarters of adult lesbians overweight or obese, compared to half of heterosexual women,” according to a description of the grant.

The taxpayer money was awarded to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston to study the relationship between sexual orientation and obesity. The project is overseen by S. Bryn Austin.

The grant was awarded through the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The hospital received a 2011 grant worth $778,622 and a 2012 grant worth $778,622.

According to the NIH grant, the project’s end date is in 2016.

NIH Spokesman Robert Bock told Fox News future grant payments could be impacted by sequestration.

“It is not possible to say how this or any other NIH grant will be affected in the long term beyond the 90 percent funding levels already in place,” he said in a written statement.

“Obesity is one of the most critical public health issues affecting the U.S. today,” the grant states. “Racial and socioeconomic disparities in obesity are receiving increasing attention; however, one area of disparities that is only beginning to be recognized is the striking interplay of gender and sexual orientation.”

The hospital noted that heterosexual males have nearly double the risk of obesity compared to gay males.

“Our study has high potential for public health impact not only for sexual minorities but also for heterosexuals,” the grant states.

“These disparities are of high public-health significance,” the hospital states in its grant.


As for historical cases

Look at the theory they killed General George S Patton off

Donavan and KGB???

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