Author: Richard K Collins

Director, The Internet Foundation Studying formation and optimized collaboration of global communities. Applying the Internet to solve global problems and build sustainable communities. Internet policies, standards and best practices. Consulting and advising organizations of all sizes. Not for profit. When you get down to it, all these papers on the Internet and published, were originally just letters between friends and people of similar interest. Current projects: Best practices for all Internet sites, and for global communities using the Internet. Improving model and data flows, establishing end-to-end lossless and open channels. Particularly for global scale issues such as "covid", "global climate change", "online education", "solar system colonization", "research", "development", and "learning". Education and Interests: Gravitational sensors, sensor networks, modeling and simulation of all things, encouraging development of a gravitational engineering industry, calibrating new gravitational sensors.

Google put their ad between my video and its title.

Please do not put your advertisements between my video and the title of my video. If you have to advertise your work, put it at the top of the screen. and give people the option to remove it. You are effectively using my work to advertise your page. You own the site and I have
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Comment on web policy page at EPA.gov, and survey comments

I was reviewing web policies of gov domain sites, just to see whether there are any common standards. Your page at https://www.epa.gov/web-policies-and-procedures/resources-web-policies-and-procedures is rich in many materials. I hope to have time to look at many of them. I am only writing for two reasons, first to thank the people who are doing that work.
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Large computers hosting associated global communities of global projects

Bill, For the Internet Foundation, I am reviewing the role of large computers and computer arrays.  What started me on this slightly ahead of schedule was the ExaScale group at E4S-Project.github.io | GitHub website for E4S Project and then today looking at the Dark Energy Survey that leads back to NCSA. My outline for a
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Visiting NSF NOIRLab for the first time – looking for pixels from telescopes

Hello, For the Internet Foundation, I am looking at many data and model sharing efforts on the Internet. To judge difficulty of use, gather notes on practices, policies, methods, content, groups, and links between efforts.  I am posting this note also to /?p=1230 so more people can see it. If you want me to change
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Please correct an error on Sciencing.com, Physics of Plasma Globes

I happened on a nicely done study of the plasma ball.  The filaments are re-created every cycle.  They start as spherically symmetric (probably depending on the roughness of the sphere they use) and then extend outward at fast but finite speed. Each cycle, the tendrils (that is the most common name so far) follow the
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Note to Astronomical League

https://www.astroleague.org/ I found a few YouTube live all sky cameras. They are for weather, weather research, astronomical viewing planning, a tiny bit of actual teaching of human astronomical methods, some moon and sun projects, some cosmic ray and lightning, some comet, some other things. I just wondered if your members and groups are doing this,
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Cosmic ray shadow of the sun and moon, LIGO Array moon sun tracking

I was just going to say thanks for doing these. But: Have you heard of anyone trying to pick up the sun or moon presence in other networks? Was getting ready to point the older LIGO array of three detectors in the direction of the moon and sun to see if it could pick up “moon”
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Comment on Google Search for “temperature energy” with no count

You forgot to put the count of the results when you put these buttons at the top for “temperature energy”. Contact me if you would be willing to share counts from Google searches for profiling the whole Internet. You are missing opportunities. Some high profile survey results for the Internet might help. Add “Comment or
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Add “donate and support buttons” to Wikis and online pages

Dear Thoughtful and Caring Wikipedia Workers, Designers, Helpers, Gatherers, Visualizers, Programmers, Database people, Donors, Online Communities connected to and using Wikis, or workers on any page on the Internet: I am visiting https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calca,_Peru because my daughter sent me a photo from there. But it is a stub. I found a few things on the internet
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