HOW-TO: 13 Gigabytes of free information

Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by Brokor, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    Cd3wd is a free but high quality collection of practical How-To Technical Development Information - helping the 3rd world to help itself.

    There are 4000 titles, totaling 13 gigabytes.

    LINK: CD3WD - CD 3rd World -
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  2. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    It's an excellent site

    It's and excellent site with a lot of practical well researched and thought out low tech solutions to the sort of needs that are likely to be experienced in a post industrial society.
  3. Ajax

    Ajax Monkey++

    Wow, that's neat. I wonder how many pages that would be to print out, LOL.
  4. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    People in the 3rd world have computers?
  5. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

  6. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    And they can read?
  7. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    Probably better than Americans these days.
  8. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    Having lived with third world types for a couple of years that is dubious. Here, being literate or not is a choice, there it is a way of life.

    Returning to the topic.

    There is a sort of a relatively unknown insider's magazine called the Resister. It is the underground voice of the US Special Forces. Some of it is of interest for survivalists and preppers. It contains ~4gb of articles unlike most survival information more military based subjects are included.

    Self-Reliance Main Topics: Self Reliance

    Some of the links have been suspended, however there are also ones such as "GUERRILLA WARFARE TACTICS IN URBAN ENVIRONMENTS" which still work.
    Disclaimer: reading a book or manual on such things only makes you well read.
  9. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    Cultural bias?

    hmmmm methinks your biases are showing a tad......or you have been watching too many discovery channel docos where the natives are all dancing around a missionary filled stewpot whilst wearing lap laps, or grass skirts...and with bones poking through their noses (the natives...not the missionaries).

    Just as not every 3rd world person is dirt poor....not every 1st World person is fabulously wealthy, literate and numerate.
  10. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart,Deadman Walking, Snow Monkey Moderator

    Even though folks MAY be literate, and have a computer, that does not necessarily mean that they have a connection to the internet, to get at the 13 GB of Data that the OP was showing, or the bandwidth to suck it down the connection to be used locally. Way to many "IFs" to make such blanket statements..... YMMV....
  11. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    Yes, that's why the CD/DVD is available for free to 3rd world addresses, and $20 for folks like us, which is still a great price. Downloading it is only a perk, really.
  12. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    As I respected them and still do there was no bias. Besides they had skills most literate people lack.
    Even in High Def Discovery doesn't do the experience justice.
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