DME Industry

The DME Industry is the petrochemical backbone of Newland™. DME is the safest high pressure HxCyOz gas for transport gas on “Newland 2084” high pressure DME pipelines, which transport and supply the world’s dimethyl ether market with safe, oxygen transported pure hydrocarbons.   There exist 2016 Newland Coop industrial process patent claims, pursuant to the gasification process flow diagram shown below and the surrounding industries that emerge therefrom. This information is only available to members with signed non-disclosure agreements.

This post is a foundation element of the emerging “Newland 2084” story. It is the first blog entry at at Newland Coop.

What Is Dimethyl Ether (DME)?

Dimethyl ether, known as DME, is the simplest ether. It consists of two methyl groups bonded to a central oxygen atom. The absence of carbon-carbon bonds limits carbonaceous particulate emissions. DME (CH3OCH3) is the end product of a biomass and coal gasification process. The DME component syngas is produced by such technologies as the Fischer-Tropsch process. DME can also be produced from natural gas, should an affordable supply be locally available.

DME must be stored under pressure as a liquid similar to LPG (liquefied petroleum gas). Dimethyl ether is also relatively non-toxic, although it is highly flammable. DME is used as a clean burning fuel. DME has a high enough cetane number to perform well in internal combustion engines. DME is used as a useful precursor of sticky polymers, solid plastics, and other organic compounds. DME is a safe aerosol propellant alternative to chlorofluorocarbons, which destroy the ozone layer.

DME Production

The following diagram depicts the overall process of converting biomass and coal to dimethyl ether. Biomass includes carbon rich sources like waste oil, tires, fuel, construction waste, household garbage, sewage, diseased animals, biological waste, burned forest timber, and a vast list of materials containing recoverable carbon.


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DME Consumption

The DME Industry incorporates both the producer and the consumer side of the DME market.

DME Safe Aerosol Propellant

Dimethyl ether (DME) is increasingly used in propellants to replace chlorofluorocarbons, which are found to destroy the ozone layer of the atmosphere. DME demand increases in aerosol-based household products like colognes, hair sprays, antiperspirants, room air fresheners, and so forth.

DME Precursor Chemical

DME is used to prepare many important chemical, like dimethyl sulfate, which is used as a solvent, anti-oxidation agent in polymers, and as an electrolyte in high energy lithium batteries.

DME Clean Fuel

DME is an ultra-clean transportation fuel. DME has a high cetane value of about 55-60 and is used as an ultraclean alternative fuel for diesel engines. The advantages of using DME are ultralow emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx), reduced engine noise, requires no exhaust after treatment, and its high diesel thermal efficiency.

DME HxCyOz Chemical Economy

DME is the HxCyOz foundation of the petrochemical products industry. DME yields synthetic polymer chains. Most commonly, the continuously linked backbone of a polymer used for the preparation of plastics consists mainly of carbon atoms. A simple example is polyethylene (‘polythene’ in British English), whose repeating unit is based on ethylene monomer.

DME Solvents, Thermoplastics, Gas Separation Membranes, etc.

Polyethylene glycol dimethyl ether (PEG DME) is used in products like solvents, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, healthcare products, cleaning, plasticizers, gas separation membranes. Thermoplastics include materials and products like compact discs, thin films, food packaging, nylon and other fibers, plexiglass, plastic bottles, and countless examples from the vast plastics industry, that is so omnipresent in this modernizing age.

DME HxCyOz Periodic Table Economy

Eventually it becomes apparent that every significant part of the periodic table of elements combines with hydrocarbons in some manner. It’s all good, because once the human species figures out everything that interacts with carbon, as either a component or a catalyst, a revolution in microbiological and nanotechnology solutions will unfold. Whole new ways of harvesting the periodic table of elements, as will innovative ways of combining elements in carbon nanotube assemblies.

Imagine industries emerging from the carbon nanotube revolution in materials science. The technology that emerges, from the fusion of mathematics and the science of carbon nanotechnology intersecting the periodic table of elements. What emerges from all of this, is the most profound game changer in the lives of the Post Ice Age humans.

Carbon Economy

The atoms of carbon upon the earth’s surface comprise a new and emerging economy. that is a new measure of the wealth of the carbon of life, brought forth upon the earth .

References Material

The best resource around on current and future ways to consume DME. Wander around the website and be awestruck.

Polymers and plastics education series.


Dimethyl ether (DME), also known as methoxymethane, is the organic compound with the formula CH3OCH3, simplified to C2H6O. The simplest ether, it is a colorless gas that is a useful precursor to other organic compounds and an aerosol propellant and is being studied as a future energy option. It is an isomer of ethanol.

Describes a commonly used process used for gasifying carbon rich sources.

This is an excellent quick read about the DME Industry.

By Lyno, June 22, 2016, Wednesday



Wall Secure

Operation #1 – Vets Secure Border & Build Fence

Costs = $500K vets payroll per mile of  12′ or higher security fence with 36′ security communication watch towers. On average it takes $500K materials per mile. As an alternative to fencing, using precast concrete barriers, like those used on highway medians, with vertical 20′ hot rolled steel bars, 1″ in diameter, the cost for materials is less than $450K per mile. Such a fence will go up as quickly. Digging under the barrier is a risk that is somewhat mitigated by security cameras, microphones, and a first response team, available quickly. Additional measures can be taken as necessary.

The east and west walls of the USA, being oceans, are secured by the Coast Guard. The north wall east of Lake of the Woods, Minnesota and along the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway, being water, is also secured by the Coast Guard.

Each 36′ (or higher) comm tower has IR, optical, uni-directional audio mics, powerful blaring speakers, satellite comm and inter-tower comm capability, weather station capability, battery backup, solar arrays providing electricity, and more besides.

Fences work in Israel where, based on the price of the Israeli security barrier, the National Journal estimated that 2,000 miles of fence will cost the United States $6.4 billion. That cost yields $3.1 million dollars per mile. Best Fence: $3.1 per mile.

High security chain link fence. They claim “chain link fencing has been the product of choice for security fencing for over 60 years because of its strength, corrosion resistance, “see thru capabilities”, ease of installation, versatility, variety of product selection and value. A chain link fence is one of the possible primary building blocks for a facility’s perimeter security system”.

Here is an innovative idea for a fence. Build it with concrete barriers, like those separating lanes of traffic on a highway system. Cast concrete onsite or precast and set in place. Put vertical bars into the top of the concrete. Such a wall will go up quickly.

In Minnesota it costs about $500K per mile for materials and labor to install concrete median barriers. Cost for precast concrete is about $25 per foot versus $80 per foot cast in place.

$132,000 per mile ( barrier cost for precast concrete @ $25 per foot)

$318,000  vertical steel bars (5″ spacing, 20′ tall, 1″ diameter, hot rolled steel @ $30 each in qty 100 )

$450,000 per mile materials (less quantity discount)


The original legislation crafted by the bipartisan Gang of Eight set aside $1.5 billion for fencing — and that was before a deal was struck with Republican senators to add more to the massive border security and fencing proposal. The original fence cost $1 million per mile. This is the amount already allocated by Congress to build the wall. Therefore it may be available right now if vets pressured congress to release the money into the Newland South Wall Coop.

A 2009 analysis by the GAO found that the cost of pedestrian fencing ranged between $400,000 and $15 million per mile with an average of $3.9 million a mile. The price of less expensive vehicle fencing ran anywhere from $200,000 to $1.8 million a mile, for an average of $1 million a mile.

Because the fence is set back from the U.S. border a bit, depending on terrain, any object approaching the fence will be on USA soil well before they get to the fence. The exact border will by marked by lights upon solar powered with comm capability to the fence Tower. Surveillance begins well before the border and the fence itself. All security systems face all directions, meaning that accomplices approaching the fence from the north, for example to cut or blast through the fence, they will be under surveillance.

The conceptual plans for the north wall are most intriguing. The north wall is rumored to be a high security corridor carrying east / west electricity, a DME gas pipeline, and the road bed necessary for the future construction of eastbound and westbound tubes of pneumatic assisted magnetic levitation super-sonic trains, with in flight join/drop off capabilities. At 650 mph and even higher speeds, Seattle to Lake of the Woods, along the 49th parallel (1260 mi.) is about 3 hours. Along the the southern border (2,000 mi.) it takes about 4 hours to ride the magnetic levitation train from the Caribbean Sea to Pacific Ocean. Detailed cost analysis of the south wall is in a separate (later) document.

In Operation #1 – a team of veterans first secure a one mile section of the border. Then they build a one mile section of fence. Then they move to the next unsecured mile and build the next mile fence. The fence assembly and installation steps are highly repetitive.

Phase 1:  Deterrence. This phase focuses on deterring illegals by demonstrating the capability and resolve to apply force in pursuit of U.S. interests. The level non-lethal “force” runs from minor skirmishes with water hoses and paint ball guns filled with lighted florescent green paintball ammo, aimed for non-lethal placement on the body.

Phase 2:  Seize the Initiative. Humane and well intentioned non-lethal hostilities commence during this phase. How does this happen. Perhaps groups of vets, some with families, from cities and town throughout the U.S., pack their bivouac gear and head to their location on the border on the prearranged day.  Their job is to be the initial spotters, sentries, and in an emergency first line wall of non-lethal force with a backup impenetrable wall of lethal force, when attacked. Illegals are handed over to the Border Patrol and local law enforcement for customary processing.

Backing up U.S. interests is dangerous and sometimes innocents get hurt. Of course, humans gotta be careful how things get spoken of. Mums the word and the truth softly spoken. Words matter, we all know that. There is an old Jesuit adage “you have to be willing to back up your mouth with your life”.

So, maybe it is time for a 2016 Vets Family Holiday along the southern U.S. border. Everybody who is interested heads to the border and camps out. Now the term “camp out” means different things to different people. In the border country it means air conditioned bivouac tents. They are probably dirt cheap and might even be free to vets.

During the preliminary Phase 0: Logistics, planning group takes care of making sure everything is there and ready to be rented per night in gender separated air conditioned dormitories and the more expensive family units. The term “rent” is a paymaster term. No money changes hands. Instead a paymaster “loan” is made for the  The “rent” takes care of all basic needs. The rented lodging cost is deferred until paymaster distribution time when all “loans” are repaid based on time invested in securing and building the wall. Meanwhile “loans” are made back home, in the form of emergency mortgage, rental, and utilities being paid while the

Phase 3:  Start Rounding Up Illegals. The focus during this phase is on the illegal’s capture, DNA and bio-metric identification. Warn them that if they come back illegally they and their family will never gain entry through U.S. Immigration. Then find out where they are from and get them started on their way back home to their families. Any illegals in the country who are from their home region, help them to get back home. Have them ask their families of illegals to join with them and return home. Put the illegals on Mexican buses and send them homeward.

Phase 4:  Stabilize the Area. The priority during this phase will be on stability operations, the reconstitution of infrastructure, and the restoration of services. This phase concludes with the transfer of regional authority to a legitimate civil entity.

Phase 5:  Relocate Mobile Base. Move base operations to the few miles east or west. The line of sight towers built, on the U.S. side of the fence, that are left behind provide enhanced security on the one mile sections constructed thus far. The major illegal pathways are the first to get fences.


Here are the interrelated posts this far.


Links to Others Pages in Series

 Build a Wall of Hope

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Wall Why Build

Why Build a Wall at All?

by Lyno, June 4, 2016

People want to build a border wall between the United States and Mexico. People want secure borders, which prevent the streaming of illegal people and illegal materials onto United States soil, by any means whatsoever. People are for the wall because there is a rational fear of the influx of sociopaths, treason, disease, drugs, guns and ammo, nuclear materials, neurological toxins, controlled substances, and so forth. People watch TV and the Internet. They see and hear what is happening elsewhere on the planet’s surface. Some look upon the events of today and hear the words of end-time prophecy, “there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places”. Some scoff at such ideas. Some believe the end times are happening now. Be these things as they may, the wall is intended, among many values, seek and ordain, metaphorically, philosophically, and physically that

the black plague of terrorism must not be allowed to reach USA soil

People are against the wall for cost, emotional, guilt, philosophical, historical, and other reasons.  Others say terrorists, rapists, and criminals are a small minority of the human influx and are simply a fact of life. Some people blithely say that, as a price we pay for democracy, more Americans will die at the hands of terrorists and then life will go on.

The entire discussion of being for or against the border wall is loaded with trigger words, which inflame discussions.

The words and phrases we create and repeat, to make sense of the reality we perceive, define us. Amidst all these conflicting words, where does one finally take a stand?

Fiscal Burdens Of Illegal Immigration

The Fiscal Burden of Illegal Immigration on United States Taxpayers (2013)

  • Illegal immigration costs U.S. taxpayers about $113 billion a year at the federal, state and local level. The bulk of the costs — some $84 billion — are absorbed by state and local governments.
  • The annual outlay that illegal aliens cost U.S. taxpayers is an average amount per native-headed household of $1,117. The fiscal impact per household varies considerably because the greatest share of the burden falls on state and local taxpayers whose burden depends on the size of the illegal alien population in that locality
  • Education for the children of illegal aliens constitutes the single largest cost to taxpayers, at an annual price tag of nearly $52 billion. Nearly all of those costs are absorbed by state and local governments.
  • At the federal level, about one-third of outlays are matched by tax collections from illegal aliens. At the state and local level, an average of less than 5 percent of the public costs associated with illegal immigration is recouped through taxes collected from illegal aliens.
  • Most illegal aliens do not pay income taxes. Among those who do, much of the revenues collected are refunded to the illegal aliens when they file tax returns. Many are also claiming tax credits resulting in payments from the U.S. Treasury.

Migration Policy Institute

This is an exceptionally well written and researched article filled with interesting summery demographic information.

  • 42.4 million immigrants lived in the United States in 2014
  • The U.S. immigrant population stood at more than 42.4 million, or 13.3 percent, of the total U.S. population of 318.9 million in 2014.
  • Between 2013 and 2014, the foreign-born population increased by 1 million, or 2.5 percent.
  • Immigrants in the United States and their U.S.-born children now number approximately 81 million people, or 26 percent of the overall U.S. population.
  • In 2014, 1.3 million foreign-born individuals moved to the United States, an 11 percent increase from 1.2 million in 2013. India was the leading country of origin for new immigrants, with 147,500 arriving in 2014, followed by China with 131,800, Mexico with 130,000, Canada with 41,200, and the Philippines with 40,500.

Political Actions Fix Illegal Immigration Problem

Pause Immigration and Refugee Flow

People say it is imperative that the entire immigration and refugee flow must stop immediately. Other people would say “fast forward“, get as many new humans as possible onto USA soil. Give them all civil rights. Give them all benefits. Let them bring all their families. Taxes on the middle class can pay for the newly arrived poor. Better yet, add the entire cost to the National Debt.

The stop solution requires we evaluate all immigration and refuge processes, quotas, cost analysis, geopolitical impact analysis, alternatives analysis, benefits, entitlements analysis, and so forth.

It is conceivable a rewind of past immigration events, followed by a careful restart may suffice to restore operation of immigration and refugee processes.

Can the USA Be the Savior of Humankind?

Does it really make sense to increase American internal social debt load, at this time?  Given the deplorable domestic level of care provided for veterans, the number of homeless, the number of poor, the number who suffer malnutrition, suffer from the diabetes as a result of the diet, suffer from chronic pain, are addicted to drugs because the can’t stand the pain, those who commit crime as well as those affected by crime, and many more social ills currently being experienced upon USA soil, people say it is unfair to let in immigrants and refugees, until we have solved our existing internal problems first.

First Attain a Stable Population

Before the USA should hope to solve any of its long term problems, it must solve the human population problem. The human population of earth is currently doubling every 23 years. That means that in a mere 1,000 years the human population of earth will reach 8.4 million times its current population of 7.4 billion humans. That equals 6.216  followed by sixteen zeroes. There are 7.5 followed by 18 zeroes grains of sand on earth. That means every human on earth can have 120 grains of sand each, by the year 3000 AD.

There are 7.4 billion humans on earth in 2016. Let’s go forward the year 2040 when the population of earth reaches 15 billion humans. What will life be like in those days, when the population of the United States goes from 325 million to 65o million humans. As the USA increases its population by taking in immigrants and refuges, the problem grows worse every year thereafter.


Under the continuing presumption that the border wall between the United States and Mexico will be built, subsequent blog posts will explore various context dependent methods and alternatives.

Trump has said “I will build a great wall – and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me – and I’ll build them very inexpensively. I will build a great, great wall on our southern border, and I will make Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words.”

 Build a Wall of Hope

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Cyberpunk Utopia

Newland 2084 Cyberpunk Utopia

Amazon sells Newland 2084, promoted at

Patent pending solutions to poverty, money, time
Patent pending solutions to poverty, money, time

Cyberpunk Utopia Literary Category

Cyberpunk is a sub-genre of science fiction in a future setting that tends to focus on the society of the proverbial “high tech low life”; featuring advanced technological and scientific achievements, such as information technology and cybernetics, juxtaposed with a degree of breakdown or radical change in the social order.

The book Newland 2084, by Lyno, is classified in a literary sub-genre of science fiction known as “cyberpunk utopia“. Newland 2084 is in a future setting that focuses on the society that emerges, upon a stable population earth, risen from the salvageable remnants of the former economic, political, and social disorder of earth.

Newland 2084, A Coop Construction Kit

The book Newland 2084, along with its sister website, comprise the core writings necessary to construct a Newland 2084 class coop sufficient to be labeled as such with the Newland™ trade mark.

Remain vigilant on the matter of the minimal royalty payment necessary from the 1 in 720 share of gross income received by the application of Newland License works. The royalty payment goes into the Newland Royalty Fund that gets distributed among the developers of the Newland Coop itself, whereby the each Newland Cooperative receives its fair share of the Newland™ Game software, money, and time ecology.

Newland Building Block Ideas

LivingVote™ is patent pending means whereby one living human is given one changeable vote on matters of the outcomes, governance, and operations of human owned and operated coop systems.

Plasmonics is the study of the interaction between electromagnetic field and free electrons in a metal. Free electrons in the metal can be excited by the electric component of light to have collective oscillations.

Newland™ postulates two additional feature, with adequate workarounds should they turn out to be imaginary characteristics. The collective oscillations of light and the electromagnetic field of electrons works both ways. In other words light can be either an input or an output. The collective oscillations can be frequency modulated and exchange information capable of being recognized in either direction.

Plasmonic Skin is made up of patterns of tessellated polygons of silicon wafers receiving light which is converted to electrons. In some exploratory writings on “plasmonic skin” I wrote of a nanotechnology manufactured flexible skin surface that provides for an in light = electron store & an in electron = light out capabilities. Everything happens at a near molecular level. Each silicon cell has intelligence, communication ability, plus electron storage. On each edge it has stretchable coupling with near instant localized rigidity locks. Its rest state, when laid upon a flat surface, each silicon cell becomes a simple hexagon. . . . Plasmonic skin is a fine substance to apply in a cyberpunk venue.

Even a children’s story emerges. “Plasmon”, the new super hero, oscillates with “Electra”, in a kind of Taoist dance of yang & yin. Together they reach out to humans in need understanding, communicating at the edge of the universe where technology and humans collide.

Plasmonic Putty is a sticky subject. It self constructs virtually any 3D shape imaginable, provided photons are available. . . . as they say, “in the beginning there was light”.


Indian Chiefs Visit

Meeting Four Indian Chiefs at Home in Billings, MT

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by Lyno

My younger sister and I got to talking about our mother Helen’s archeological papers and artifacts. They are on display at the Museum of the Rockies, located in Bozeman, MT. My sister insisted that I write this story, as best I remember it. The true event of meeting the Indian Chiefs was in late 1958 or early 1959. This story is based upon the memories of an eight year old boy. Some details are fuzzy but true enough.

Helen’s Story

Helen attended St. Vincent School of Nursing, and got her RN in 1937. It was then that she most likely helped Oscar Lewis discover the Ghost Cave, as mentioned later. After the World War II, Helen left her job as “Rosie the Riveter”, at the P51 Mustang assembly plant in California. She and her daughter came back to Red Lodge, MT, where Helen lived until 1949. She then married Oliver in Billings. She lived in Helena from 1954 until 1958. She then returned to Billings with her husband Oliver, who had accepted a position as Yard Master for the Billings Yard of the Northern Pacific Railroad. They lived in the same house just east of Pioneer Park all of their lives. They raised three children. They helped raise seven grand children and five great grand children.

Indian Caves

The three caves—Pictograph, Middle, and Ghost—has been home for humans for over 9,000 years.

Archaeologist H. Melville Sayre began scientific documentation of the cave’s contents in 1937. In the largest cave, a Works Progress Administration (WPA) crew documented 106 rock art images and numerous artifacts. Sayre brought in an amateur archaeologist, Oscar Lewis, and, with the help of WPA workers, they undertook a major excavation, uncovering tools, jewelry, animal bones, and hearths of ancient fires. Trained archaeologist William T. Mulloy replaced Sayre in 1940.

Helen attended St. Vincent School of Nursing and got her Registered Nurse diploma in 1937. Helen worked with Oscar Lewis on the excavation and helped discover the Ghost Cave.

Billings Archeological Society

Upon Helen’s return to Billings with her family in the spring of 1958 she helped found the Billings Archeology Club. She became its first President. She typed up the minutes on mimeograph paper so she could make copies for the members using a used machine she had bought and moved to the basement of her house.

I attended the first meeting with her and became its youngest member. Helen waited expectantly for Oscar Lewis to show up but he did not. I met Willard Frazier, the mayor of Billings. I liked him right away. He took an interest in me and asked me questions. I got to ask him questions too. Having recently arrived in Billings, I was curious what a Mayor did. I never bothered to study the matter further and learned what I know about being Mayor from my good friend Jay, back in the 90’s days of living in Stillwater, MN. I remember meeting lots of members of the Billings Archeological Society at its digs among the Crow Indian buffalo (bison) jumps, snow traps, trails, campsites,  and such.

Four Chiefs Visit

Sometime later our home, located just east of Pioneer Park in Billings, Montana was visited by three Indian Chiefs who were there in person and a fourth Chief who was there in spirit. I have assumed all these years they were gathered to honor the work being done by Helen during her work with the Billings Archeological Society.

My younger and youngest sisters sat to my might. Oliver sat on the north edge of the table. Helen was on the northwest corner of the table. I sat at the southeast corner of the table facing west. The three Chiefs were sitting along the western edge of the table with the fourth vacant seat on the southwest corner.

Prior to sitting down, I watched one of the chiefs unwrap hid headdress containing a decorative band with hide loops holding beautiful eagle feathers in place. I was not allowed to touch anything but I could watch as he put on his headdress. By the time Chief completed putting on his eagle feather headdress, the other two Chiefs had completed their headdresses too.

After introductions I asked the Chief across from me why the fourth Chief’s chair was empty. He replied that the Chief was too far away to be there in person but was there in spirit. At the time I took the missing chief to be a lake tribe Chief from Minnesota but do not remember being told that. Perhaps the missing Chief was Lakota Sioux, under the presumption that the three seated Chiefs were Crow, Cheyenne, and Shoshone.


That is my personal recollection of the meeting. The events described may be corrected by a reading the Billings Archeological Society minutes.

Over subsequent years I read many books about making Indian clothing, tools, arrowheads, spear points, and so forth. I even broke Helen’s obsidian rock, hoping to make arrow heads. I found the work too exacting and abandoned the effort as taking too much time. Besides, my mind was already involved in reading books on falconry, mountain climbing, building cabins in the backwoods of Alaska, Maine, and Minnesota, riding with Magellan and Charles Darwin around the tip of South America.

Reading is about working with read words, wrapped up with visual images inside the brain. The more a human stores up by reading, the more they have to let out with their writing.

This story continues in another story titled “Oglala Lakota Sioux”.

This story continues with a plea to President Obama to visit the Oglala Lakota Sioux and Crow Indian tribes.


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Commuter Coop

Newland Commuter Coop

A Game Changer

Details of a Newland™ commuter co-op are in the book Newland 2084

Forward looking humans understand what a self driving car is for. Fewer understand the many implications for modern civilization when commuter transportation is managed and dispensed by a neighborhood Newland Commuter Coop. We now explore a few Game Changer outcomes of self-driving motor vehicles, operating on roadways and off roadway.

  1. No more income to local government and the justice system from humans driving cars high on alcohol and other drugs, texting and talking with their friends, working on their computer, watching TV, sleeping, and so forth. The elderly, blind, deaf, and disabled humans will be able to call for a useful ErgoMobile™, equipped with all necessary equipment to get them safely to their destination. The vehicle then hustles off for its next rider.
  2. No more foolish expenditures on light rail, buses, taxis, or any other short haul transportation systems. Why would any human want to somehow make it safely and quickly, through rain, sleet, and snow to a bus stop, subway, or rail station, just to go a few miles across town. Then reverse the process to get home. It makes no sense.
  3. Long haul pneumatic assisted magnetic-levitation transportation systems are capable of moving humans and cargo from the coast to coast at hyper-sonic speeds.
  4. Short haul transportation is typically by EV electric vehicles, except in those situations extended mileage situations where clean burning di-methyl ether (DME) clean diesel are used instead. Self-filling DME fuel stations eliminate the need for petrol stations, with all their coincident environmental risks, staffing considerations, and so forth. Refueling is done by means of a self-driving vehicle being towed or driving itself to the neighborhood vehicle garage for cleaning, maintenance, and fueling all EV and DME components.
  5. From the chromium and molybdenum alloy, referred to as chromoly steel, used to construct the human containment compartment, plastic rubber composite body panels, down to the final computer assemblies, every one of the components is manufactured by a nearby Newland ErgoMobile Parts Coop that warehouses parts from the many Newland Parts Manufacture Coops. Everything from tip to tail is USA manufactured by USA labor voting in one human, one vote USA State government chartered coop organizations. Everything bolts or snaps together, is designed to be field repairable until final recycling.
  6. Within the constraints of core passenger safety, the ErgoMobile vehicle industry offers infinite variety, from utilitarian one human adult and child EVs, all the way up to the 144 passenger centipede, and even up to the two hundred ton self driving and self articulating long haul road transport train where every wheel is its own motor and generator and each self-driving cargo trailer gathers its own sunlight and has its own batteries. It has DME reserves sufficient for all heating, propulsion, and auxiliary generator use.
  7. The recycling cycle closes at the nearby biomass coal gasification plant where all carbon based sewage and waste is reduced to its elemental carbon form, from which is produced DME, thereby completing the plastic sequestration of carbon, which is a beneficial application on Newland patent pending designs.

Typical Newland Coop Member’s Commute

A Newland Commuter Coop operates so that a human commutes by means of the following patent pending steps. These steps pertain just as well to going to the store, church, school, court, hospital, and so forth.  The portal to portal transportation of human bodies by means of self driving motor vehicles.

  1. Make arrangements for a self driving ErgoMobile™, with some specific seating pattern, or better, to show up at location your location, at some prearranged time.
  2. Present your state-issued ID for a complete front and back scan. Complete bio-metric scan if requested. Each coop makes its own arrangements concerning such matters. A state-issued ID is the least common denominator.
  3. If you are have selected a one human ErgoMobile™, then you may skip this step. Be prepared for each occupant of your intended vehicle to go through a similar identification process if they are not recognized by their phone, voice, or visual recognition. No doubling up except for a parent properly secured with an infant.
  4. Enjoy the ride to your destination. You can work, sleep, watch the scenery, talk and text with friends.
  5. Depart from your vehicle.
  6. It proceeds to its next customer while you to your final destination.
  7. (Optional step) If you must leave a mess your vehicle, or worse, at least have the common decency to issue a “Garage Only” command.

The Central ErgoMobile™ Facility

The Newland Commuter Coop exists for the purpose of pooling a neighborhoods short haul transportation needs under a Newland Coop form. Coops are nested within one another, to the extent necessary to encompass a sustainable polygon’s service area. In other words, you and your neighbors pool their resources. They locate a nearby facility capable of having a secure fenced campus and buildings sufficient to house the self-driving ErgoMobiles™. It must provide such services recharging, maintenance, and repair facilities as are necessary to see the Newland Commuter Coop facility. To determine how many Newland Commuter Coop remote facilities facilities and vehicles are necessary, compute the number of coop member humans who will share the commuter service during peak hours.

What Happens to the Legacy Garage

By centrally sharing garage and repair facilities for the pool of vehicles owned and shared by the members of the coop, an interesting question emerges. What will human do with their newly freed up garage space? Where will they invest the anxiety reduced commute time into their life?

Garages in the neighborhoods become workshops, EVcycle repair shops, EV ErgoMobile chassis construction shops. An interconnected web of EV parts suppliers exchange the components of all manner of EV parts combinations necessary for each Newland 12,000 human sustainable polygon to construct and house the number of self-driving ErgoMobiles™ of the necessary configurations. The ErgoMobiles are constructed and maintained and repaired right in the sustainable local economy by the local community time investors. The share of the income from coop sales is based upon each participating human’s time investment.

Play With Numbers

For those who like to play with the numbers, please consider these.
12,000 humans in motion at once presumes that a “best fit” fleet of 1, 2, 3, 4, …  human capacity self driving vehicles are available. The optimum count is determined and adjusted as usage and demographics change. In the event of an evacuation vehicles can stream, from nearby ErgoMobile™ storage facilities, to the area of greatest need and away from the emergency location. Imagine the value of such a capability in the face of an imminent tidal surge.

The problem is made easier by making some simplifying assumptions. Assume the polygon tessellation shape is a hexagon. This gives every 12,000 human sustainable polygon six adjoining neighbor polygons. Assume all seven polygons have enough neighborhood ErgoMobile™ vehicles available for their local human needs in normal situations. The vehicles communicate with one another. The humans communicate with one another. The computer systems have all of the data available to make the best decisions. When human life is at stake, humans sometimes have to let the computers do their job.

Public Safety Improvements

Neighborhood disbursed charging stations provide additional public safety measures. Each facility will have electric lights, audio and video communication capability, battery backup, first aid kits. Each EV charging facility could have self driving first response vehicles on the way within seconds of being summoned by 911 call.

Newland Commuter Coop Time Accounting

Human who invest time today, learning how to rescue and save human life, accrue the future benefits of their time investment. The same goes for those who invest time serving their community, nation, or practically any human purpose larger than any one human. Perhaps someday their time investment today will be repaid by some other humans future time investment, for their sake.


I hope you enjoyed this small essay. It gathers together a few of the patent pending features covered in more detail in the book Newland 2084





Mount St. Helens and Other Blasts

Blasts From Our Past

Good morning USA. Let’s all begin our morning with a blast from our past. On May 18, 1980, a major volcanic eruption occurred at Mount St. Helens, a volcano located in the state of Washington, United States. On May 7, 2016 it is reported there are earthquake rumblings down under the mountain. This does not bode well. Stay tuned. 

For some the eruption of Mt. St. Helens is something that evokes a sense of nostalgia. Not like bumping into an old high school sweetheart in the grocery store might be a blast of memories from the past.

Anyone born around May 18, 1980, that would make them over 35 years old, so let’s say anyone over 30 years old may have memories of the Mt. Saint Helen eruption.

On September 11, 2001, 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda . . . that would give many humans, older than 12, to have strong memories of 9/11.

His inaguration speech inspires me to this day.

Shortly after noon on November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas, Texas. By the fall of 1963, President John F. Kennedy and his political advisers were preparing for the next presidential campaign.

Mt. St. Helens, May 18, 1980

Let’s review. It was Edgar Cayce talked about a “ring of fire” around the edges of the Pacific Plate giving rise to plate vibrations, volcanoes, increased heat in ocean currents along the plate edges giving rise to rainfall, global warming, and similar phenomena. Earthquakes are one thing. Volcanoes are something else because they put ash into the air which leads to global cooling.
We are releasing the element carbon into the earth’s atmosphere. CO2 rises after global warming occurs. We have been coming out of the mini ice age of the 1400’s. Get enough volcanoes spewing dust into the atmosphere and pretty soon the human species has survival problems.
This is an excellent documentary.

The first link that prompted this page.