Speculation Over: Obama's BlackBerry is a BlackBerry

Posted by: Stephen Wildstrom on January 30, 2009

When President Barack Obama won his argument to continue carrying a BlackBerry, there was a lot of speculation, based on not much of anything, that aides were using the term “BlackBerry” generically and his mobile device would in fact be a Windows Mobile-based Sectera Edge.

An Associated Press photo released yesterday (and not reproduced here because of rights issues) puts the matter to rest. The device the President is carrying is definitely a Research In Motion BlackBerry, probably an 8800 series.

Obama probably keeps a Sectera Edge nearby when he’s away from the White House because the Edge, unlike the BlackBerry, can be used for classified voice and data communications. But I’m betting he lets an aide carry the bulking device for him.

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Lucien BONNET

February 1, 2009 10:55 PM

RE:
"BLACKBERRY" and "BLACK HOLE"

Speculation Over: Obama's BlackBerry is a BlackBerry
Posted by: Stephen Wildstrom on January 30
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TO:
M. David Plouffe
Campaign Manager
Obama for America
Dear Sir:

While congratulating you about your inspiring "THE AUDACITY TO WIN" 's story, allow me to submit to you an extract from a book concerning a scientific taboo - the energy of "BLACK HOLE" and THE DARK MATTER" in the Universe - in the Space and "abroad" - a Book that I intend to publish in the next future.

May "BILL A RI AND THERE WAS LIGTH" be in your hands a resounding victory for the energy of the "BLACK HOLE" and the "DARK MATTER", triumphantly steering the human ship toward the 21st century.

With a great pleasure I shall try find a change house meeting near me - as a Haitian born and Canadian citizen - as well as my family in Laval, close to Montreal (Quebec) Canada where we are living.

Lucien BONNET
Posted 13/01/09 at 10:32 PM EST |
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20090113.../WBStory/WBnobodysbusiness/ ( PLEASE, SEE (1/) BELOW )

LETTER TO PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA
Laval, Canada, January 20, 2009

MISTER PRESIDENT:

We must feel strong, because You did a great inaugural address, PRESIDENT OBAMA !

AS GOD BLESS YOU and BLESS THE WHOLE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA !

WHILE THE WHOLE WORLD HAS IT EYES ON YOU. ON YOUR PEOPLE AND YOUR FAMILY !

Everyone congratulates You to have been democratically elected and took the oath of office in January 2009 - as Your grandmother Madelyn Dunham wished - and see that something happen in America.

Why The Obama Administration is so important for the American People and abroad ? - Because: 'It is in adversity', I was going to say in 'darkness', that one recognizes true friends.

"That we are in the midst of crisis is now well understood. Our nation is at war, against a far-reaching network of violence and hatred. Our economy is badly weakened, a consequence of greed and irresponsibility on the part of some, but also our collective failure to make hard choices and prepare the nation for a new age." (FROM The Text of President Obama's inaugural address)

Because, "Energy of the Sixties tested, confronted by Today's Energy crisis", what does Science hold for us in this field at the crossroad of the third millennium?

Each of us should express solidarity, according to his means.

My contribution, apparently futuristic, refers, Mister President, to an inexhaustible source of energy, which one should tame now.

In a book with limited publication, translated in English for the needs of the cause, entitled 'BILL A RI And There Was Light', addressed during his last American election campaign to President Bill Clinton who acknowledged having received it, I dared to tackle this subject.

It's like to say to you, President Obama, that in the exceptional circumstances in which we live today - in the point of view of energy - no exploration in the mid or long term, by the American expertise, of an additional source of energy, at the same time safe and profitable, should not be ruled out.

There is no witchcraft at all involved in all that, Mister President. In spite of my Haitian ascent and my carefully phrased remarks. It is undoubtedly so when a taboo should be broken through. A taboo of magnitude, Sir, I admit it. A 'scientific' taboo, seldom encountered.

'The taboo arises as a negative categorical imperative,' affirms Roger Caillois.

It is not saying little. Especially when it is a question of adequately correcting the theory of Newton on light and colors.

However, at the dawn of the twenty first century, to denounce this taboo, to reverse it, should I say what an asset! Moreover, at the same time the multiple taboos grow blurred which surround another phenomenon of the highest scientific range, the well known phenomenon under the abusive name of 'Black Holes', synthesis of light and colors. Indeed Newton, in good faith undoubtedly in his time, really reversed the interpretation of the phenomenon of light. He took the part for the whole! So much and so well that today like yesterday, the visible appears so much more tempting.

Physicists say it: 'ninety to ninety nine percent of the matter of the universe (Grosso Modo - said here roughly by Lucien BONNET - for more precisions see "LINKS" or "GOOGLE") is made up of a dark matter, invisible, which generates, propels and surrounds the visible, like the sea surrounds the continents'. Scientists such as Stephen Hawking affirm it. The Hubble Telescope confirms it. But theoretical Optics is stagnant.

My intervention, here, President Obama, would mean that. It is possible to use another form of energy. By decoding the Black Matter. Without a play on words. Theoretically initially. While 'returning the elevator to Newton' - without a play on words. By the Act which consists in making an AMENDMENT TO THE LAW OF NEWTON ON LIGHT AND COLORS.

Presently, why should we take the result instead of the cause?

- Objectively and in a pragmatic way, how not focusing on the new synthesis?

Consequently, what a liberation!

At the threshold of the third millennium, let light live, invisible by synthesis, visible by analysis!

'Synthesis and analysis are two wings of the same bird, the rhythm of the universe's heartbeat, tamed inside the infinitely small having mass. Successively contracted and deployed. In the benefit of humanity.'

One small step for Man, one giant leap for Mankind - I also said myself - in 'BILL A RI and there was light! '

Unfortunate, yes, but how much a convenient Energy crisis if I dare say which invites us to explore other avenues, other concepts and, therefore, other resources so far neglected.

Invitation to go from the invisible to the visible and vice versa. Taking advantage of the sequence of colorless and colored luminous speeds. In order to better understand the Universe. Where Law and Order prevail. Just like in Democracy!

Energetic formula with a unique character!

In the name of Science and Technology, vapor is being reverse!

A winning formula!

In The United States of America.

By The United States of America.

For The United States Of America and abroad!

With you today, President Obama, I repeat this sentence - since 1972 and 1978 - that is to say forty years old, but always, in my opinion, carrying the same message that I wish more and more positive for the years to come, in the third millennium, as I said since 1972 and on April 10, 1978, in a Letter to Doctor Carl Sagan:

'On the cosmic scale as on the terrestrial scale, darkness or blackness forms an integral, sine qua non part, of color and light process'.

Is it still broad daylight
In the shadow of the black sun?

Lucien BONNET
http://www.contact-canadahaiti.ca

PLEASE SEE: (The CERN Large Hadron Collider)

RE : Lucien Bonnet - (His interest led him to carry out research on Western concepts related to the study of color - by the way of Newton’s Theory of Colors - as following):

Newton’s Theory of Colors !

First of all, what is Newton’s Theory of Colors? Let me remind readers that
the concept of “color” that stems from scientific experimentation is based
on the demonstration in 1665 by the well-known scientist Isaac Newton.

This experiment consists in running a visible light ray called “white light”
through a prism in a dark room, breaking down that light into a continuous
spectrum encompassing all the colors.

Newton thought he had there by proven that white light is broken down by the
prism into a series of seven refracted rays which produced the colors from
red to violet on the screen on which they are projected. He therefore
concluded that white light contains various lights, each one of which is
darker than the white light itself and each of which is part of the whole.
And the darkest of all (real blackness), according to Newton, is simply an
absence of light.

My point of view, which is shared by many scientists, is that when the dark
room, which is actually black, is penetrated by the “visible light ray”, it
turns into an area with a mixture of darkness and white light, so that it is
no longer a “dark room”. This is the origin of “Newton’s error”, which is
the result of an incorrect observation.

In other words, the basic elements of his experiment are not what he thought
they were: in the course of the experiment, we are actually dealing with a
quasi-dark or quasi-white room. Consequently, the prism in that quasi-dark
room reflects the real situation; that is to say, the prism itself is
already under the influence of this mixture of white light and darkness.
That fact escaped Newton’s notice.

In fact, the prism in the dark room where the experiment was carried out
receives darkness from one angle and a beam of white light from the other.
The prism thereby puts these two elements into action. The incident light
ray is transformed, softened under the effect of the surrounding shade.
Acting as a wave mixer, the prism integrates the white light and the
darkness. It synthesizes them in vitro based on a given degree in the
well-known “Gray scale” used in photography and color television. Under the
effect of the incident ray, which acts like a projector, the refracted, very
subtle gray ray passes through the prism. The continuous spectrum of all the
colors is formed in a quasi-dark room on a quasi-white screen, given that
the spectrum was born of both white light and darkness.

We therefore find that the continuous color scale, as we know it, is
constituted by the breaking down, not of white light, but a mixture of white
light and darkness - that is, of “gray”. As the German scholar Johann
Wolfgang von Goethe wrote: “This is the proof of the existence of the law
where by light is nothing else than a mixture of light and darkness, to
different degrees.” [our translation] Thus, Newton’s theory of colors proves
to be completely false.

Nevertheless, the techniques used in industries dealing with photography,
cinematography and television are still based on that erroneous theory.

In photography, laboratories are quick to discover in their work that the
sum of the colors of the spectrum is gray, not white. That is why they are
compelled to introduce the black color to obtain the white. There you have a
demonstration in reverse that black is an integral part of light and color
processes. Remember that this fact completely escaped Newton’s notice.
Unfortunately, even though, in their use and application of the color scale,
photo labs notice Newton’s error and correct it in practice, they still do
not make the error more widely known.

Why ?

Some people might say that big industries using color processes - printing,
photography, movies, television and even microprocessors - keep to that
erroneous theory for the sake of major financial interests, especially
concerning patents and trade secrets. In addition, certain anti-Black
prejudices, deeply rooted in Western culture as well as in the field of
optics, have to be taken into account at this “phase of rest and almost
stagnation, rather than theoretical progress”.

It is then up to the scientific world today - researchers, university
professors, etc. - to overcome such hindrances and correct Newton’s theory,
in order to free the way for progress.

Lucien Bonnet

Article published in the Montreal daily newspaper Le Devoir on April 15, 1986. The author of the article, a
Haitian-born Montrealer, has made a movie entitled
”Where are you Headed, Haiti?” and makes mention of that concept:
The incorrect observation of the experiment and the origin of “Newton’s error”.

— Lucien BONNET
http://www.contact-canadahaiti.ca


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Lucien --

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Alex

July 1, 2009 11:21 PM

Talking about the BlackBerry and energy saving

At least we do not need to be concerned about the energy being used by President Obama.

It consumes a mere 12,5 cents per year,

But here is the kicker, a typical user will waste $1,65, using their charger as a miniature heater while waiting for its device to return for the next charge.

Individually we may not see this as a problem, but it is a big issue in totality. We are pouring billions of $'s into the air on chargers playing heater ...

Please join us to do understand this issue, and put an end to this silly waste: http://open4energy.com/forum/hc/power/blackberry_charging

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