"Oil factory what a compactness"


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9 Responses:

  1. Dude says:

    My first thought looking at these photos was that XScreensaver's "Pipes" option became sentient and took over a 3-D printer.

  2. tfb says:

    One of the many good things about the coming energy/climate apocalypse is that, in its aftermath, places like this will be available very cheaply, and I will be able to live out my declining years living a life of isolated splendour in one. Yes, of course it will be full of awful carcinogens, no, I won't care: at the advanced age I will then be it won't matter.

    I realise that at least one famous cyberpunk novel takes place in such an environment: that doesn't make it undesirable.

    • jwz says:

      I dunno, seems drafty.

      • tfb says:

        'Drafty' is a prerequisite for the home of any self-respecting ancient noble family. What kind of mountain fastness has heating, anyway? Sounds like the kind of terrible pastiche Trumphe-who-must-not-be-named would build. Probably with gold plate everwhere.

  3. Not Frank says:

    We are Big Oil. Your civilization's energy needs will be assimilated and provided by us. Renewable energy is Futile.

  4. thielges says:

    That’s some serious Kojo Moe.

  5. k3ninho says:

    I build event-driven architecture like this. The vision's clean, but attaching all those pipes is distinctly non-polynomial time.


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