Category Archives: Jumpspace Transmission

Site Relocation!

Please note that this blog has been moved to a new location, https://stellarreaches.wordpress.com/ This would be a good time to update your bookmarks, etc. Thank you.

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Robot Replacements – Reflections

Bill Cameron has put up an interesting reply to Robot Replacements, which I feel compelled to reply… Reads like a pamphlet for the “Society for the Sovereignty of Man over Machine” Good catch! Actually, I was pushing ways to make … Continue reading

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My Model of a Traveller Crewman

“If you have a piece of land, you have to be able to protect it.” “I never had to shoot anyone, but…” Cody would make a great Traveller crewman. Or a better-than-average Scout. Kinda weak on the “self-preservation vs curiosity” … Continue reading

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Robot Replacements

From Bloomberg: The appeal for factory owners is clear: German robot maker Kuka AG estimates a typical robot costs about 5 euros ($5.38) an hour to operate over its life. The hourly compensation cost of U.S. manufacturing was $36.49 per … Continue reading

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Imperial Fashion

From Iilsuika Your hairstyle can have political significance, especially in tightly conformist cultures like the Asian and Vilani peoples. Few Travellers are going to bother ask ahead about the significance of a haircut or a beard, or a style of … Continue reading

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Inheritance

We don’t actually own the stars, until our children can lawfully inherit it from us. But when that day comes: when we can see our children built up on what we made, and our grandchildren go even farther than we … Continue reading

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Chechen Wars

This is not a bad template, for a major military campaign within the Imperial Empty Quarter. (An alternate universe Empty Quarter: too many Hindi, Vilani and Bwap to make this a perfect fit.) An interesting consideration: who gets to play … Continue reading

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Every Traveller Comes From Somewhere

As I tend to push for a immersive Traveller environment, I’d like to take the time that every Traveller actually comes from somewhere, and there’s a reason why he isn’t at home. Many expatriates still keep some ties to back … Continue reading

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Near Death Experiences

A few days ago, this site was off-line, with the domain for sale. Now, it was recovered by the rightful owner, so all is well. But, it is a good reminder that you can’t guarantee that a given site will … Continue reading

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Exploring Titan With Aerial Platforms

From Universe Today Last week, from Monday Feb. 27th to Wednesday March 1st, NASA hosted the “Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop” at their headquarters in Washington, DC. During the course of the many presentations, speeches and addresses that made up … Continue reading

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