You may have heard the saying ‘anything is possible‘; and whilst the statement is normally patently false—sometimes it turns out to be true that certain special case inventions can be formulated to achieve ‘the impossible‘.
Whereby an invention offers an incredible, almost magical solution which can be used to produce singular results. Examples of this type of invention are Edison’s light bulb, plus his movie camera/projector and phonograph. A number of other inventions are stand-outs in this respect—including the linear electric motor, the jet aeroplane, the personal computer, or the Apple iPhone etc.
Such inventions are unusual not only because they profoundly change society; but also because of the unpredictability of their production due to the fact that the operating principles involved had not been previously known.
Put simply, we humans did not know HOW to create such seemingly magical solutions—before they were invented. In other words, we had not discovered precisely how to identify, assemble and operate the Synergetic Facets required to produce the end result(s)—and the invention remained undiscovered up until the time when said Facet combination(s) were first identified.
Now Edison did not himself know about the key principle of Synergetics (ostensibly); so how is it possible that we can claim that he used it to produce his one-of-a-kind inventions? Well the answer is that he used this same principle without consciously recognising that he was so doing. Synergetics relates to the combination and operation of several Synergetic Facets in natural and optimal ways (ref. Matter/Energy, Information and Intelligence) to produce a surprising result that is not predictable by analysing these Facets alone.
To be successful, the inventor works backwards from the goal (Macro to Micro procedure) using natural laws in experimental combinations (real or imaginary) until he/she finds an assembly that satisfies his/her requirements. This is Synergy.
If the inventor attempted to work from bottom-up (Micro to Macro)—then he/she would find that the number of combinations of Synergetic Facets would be unimaginably large—too large to explore sensibly (using aimless searching). Put simply, successful invention is always a procedure of working backwards from a goal—by recognition of the key operating mechanisms of the desired invention (using directed searching including recognition of ‘lucky’ and optimal Facet combinations).
Sometimes discovery of a natural law—such as electricity—happens accidentally; but the fact that it renders possible all kinds of new capabilities and inventions is not accidental; rather it takes the human mind to recognise (sometimes using a Eureka moment) that certain top-level capabilities can be realised using electricity.
Our ambitious aim here—is to apply the design principles of Synergy to invent and build solutions that were—either not previously thought to be possible; or else have not been built because it was not previously known how to create solutions that achieve the desired result(s).
As explained on this site, a Synergetic System is designed according to a comprehensive Macro-Micro procedure whereby previously unidentified operating affects become a reality. Henceforth, our goal is to invent truly magical solutions—which surprise due to:
- the nature of outcomes that are possible for the first time in history; and
- the practicality of the one-of-a-kind results produced.
Ergo, in this section we shall from time-to-time post inventions—and in order to demonstrate the validity of the principles of Synergy hereby expounded.
Our first invention is the Hologram Mirror; and when we sent the specification of this invention to the UK Patent Office—the examiner called us up saying:
“Am I speaking to the inventor of the Hologram Mirror—because your invention is so incredible.. and has created quite a commotion within the Optics Section of the Patent Office.. it took us quite some time to believe that the incredible results achieved by this invention are even possible!”
Subsequently, we have been granted a Patent for our ”Hologram Mirror”, being a new type of mirror for use in cosmetic and medical applications.
How does the “Hologram Mirror” differ from ordinary mirrors ? Well a plane mirror forms a rather cluttered image of the observer (perceptually) which must compete with images of all those objects which happen to be within the field of view. Additionally plane mirror images are not truly ‘life-like’; being hidden and somewhat inaccessible as they are behind a glass screen.
My method produces a three-dimensional (3-D) image which floats in space in-front of the mirror surface ! When used by a person to look at his own reflection, the “Hologram Mirror” produces an image of the person’s face, but without the clutter of background images that are normally seen. And the image is at one-to-one scale or life size; and you are thus able to see your face exactly at the same scale and in three-dimensions as when other people look at you!
Sketch of the Hologram Mirror
A short explanation is useful. We refer to the drawing above. We can see that the mirrors labelled 2 and 3 form an upside-down image of a subject (1) at 4, whereupon a (partially transparent) mirror labelled as 5 re- images this intermediate image into an upright, life-sized reflection of a person (7) that is seen “floating” in space at a short distance in-front of the person (1).
Hologram Mirror – Concept