<br><br><span style="font-family:Prelude, Verdana, san-serif;"><br><br></span><span id="signature"><div style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;color: #999999;">-- Sent from my Palm Pre on the Now Network from Sprint</div><br></span><span style="color:navy; font-family:Prelude, Verdana, san-serif; "><hr align="left" style="width:75%">On Sep 8, 2013 8:30 PM, Danny O'Brien <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: <br><br></span>I think this is a good idea -- I'd check with the wiki to see if
<br>anyone is using the kitchen then. Bring some to the meeting at 8PM!
<br>On Sun, Sep 8, 2013 at 8:18 PM, Gavin Whelan <email@example.com> wrote:
<br>> Hello Hackers!
<br>> My name is Gavin, and currently, I'm a traveling hacker. I stopped by for
<br>> the first time on Saturday, and shortly before leaving, I noticed
<br>> "soylent.me" exclaimed on the whiteboard. This made me realize that a bunch
<br>> of you are probably interested that I have made, and modified soylent, and
<br>> especially that I have it as my emergency hacker food while traveling. For
<br>> convenience, my hacker team and I, back in my hometown have developed a
<br>> solid cracker-like form of soylent that is baked in the oven. I figure that
<br>> since I have supplies to make a week worth of soylent with me, a soylent
<br>> workshop is in order! Here we can make a batch or two of liquid soylent, and
<br>> a batch or two of solid soylent together, and everyone can try it out to see
<br>> what they think! I'm thinking Tuesday at 6pm, how does this sound to those
<br>> who are interested?
<br># Looking at their site says enough.<br><br># A fairly poor MRP and MetRX knock-off, overhyped by its self-congratulatory producers who claim to solve all sorts of health and environmental problems.<br><br>And isn't it always the novel creations, be they of businesses or governments, which depend entirely upon problems needing to be solved? Such as the perception of needing of solylent, which itself needs corn for its starch, and the corn causing concomitant needing of programs to mitigate the harm caused by corn production, including but not limited to bee colony collapsed disorder, soil degradation, consuptive effects as diabetes and CHU.<br><br>They're hacks, for sure. Their site claims that maltrodextrin provides a "kick". About the only kick that would give is of serotonin, which induces sleep. So that's what you're dealing with there. Speaks for itself.<br><br>When, if ever, will this species come round to the credo of "first, do no harm" or its variant "don't do that then"?<br>