More SETI game theory

Apparently, the rationale behind SETI’s decision to use the hydrogen line (1420 MHz) for their radio signal search was that this would be a likely frequency for ET to choose, because it would suggest intelligent design, rather than some natural phenomenon. And yet – when SETI do receive a signal at 1420 MHz, some 30-31Continue reading “More SETI game theory”

Game theory, cognitive empathy, and SETI

As I have indicated before, both the Wow! message and blc1 were, in part, prompts, or provocations in the hope that human beings might start to think (about themselves) from our point of view. My analysis of the Voyager golden disc was quite clear on the alarming lack of game theoretical thinking and cognitive empathy.Continue reading “Game theory, cognitive empathy, and SETI”

BLC-1 – confirmation of ET origin and meaning

This article has been updated as of 25/01/2021, since I acquired more metadata regarding BLC-1. Updated bit: Basic metadata facts about BLC-1: Received 29/04/2019, sometime between the 6 hour observation window which lasted between 12:51 UTC and 18:52 UTC (local time, AEST, is +10 hours). Frequency 982.002 (although there was a ‘drift’ – insufficient dataContinue reading “BLC-1 – confirmation of ET origin and meaning”

Introduction to Open Diplomacy

In our galactic sector we conduct diplomacy openly. That is to say what you might call the general public are never prevented from knowing what’s going on. Obviously not everyone is interested, but those who are will always have access. This way, if any so-called player in the game, so to speak, were to behaveContinue reading “Introduction to Open Diplomacy”