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enzoab
Posted: Dec 18 2010, 10:48 PM


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Hello,

I'm new to this forum and to nanotech as well. The purpose of my post is an attempt to get to the bottom of a claim. The claimant, Kal Korff, a seemingly Walter Mitty type of personality, has been making claims that he has “nanodust”. He’s made mention to possibly helping to “manufacture” this material, or in some way having something to do with its manufacturing. The material was manufacture in the Czech Republic, supposedly.

This claim started back in 2009 when Korff stated that he used this nanodust to help ferret out a dirty cop in USA. How this was accomplished he didn’t say.

Currently he’s on record stating that he has given away some “nanodust” to school children in India and that they can “inspect it” using a common 10 microscope, etc.

Korff went on to say that he used this nanodust in military war games in Afghanistan – Pakistan area recently (End of November 2010) and it was a great success. What the success was or exactly how the nanodust was utilized, was not specifically stated.

Back in 2009, Korff claimed to have sent “nanodust” material to a radio show host located on Canada. Below is his response to this claim.

” Kal Korff claimed to have sent us nanotechnology in between the last page and the back cover of a copy of one of his books which we did receive, but after careful examination there was no proof of any nanotechnology found. Kal Korff told me that using a magnification glass or 10 x microscope I would be able to confirm the identity of this nanotechnology. A contact at The University of Waterloo in Ontario said that nanotechnology would NOT be able to be viewed with a magnifying glass or low powered microscope. “

So, what do you people think? Please, do not hold back. I need a much back ground on this to confirm or refute Korff’s claims as you can supply. We’re in the process of researching material for a magazine article, a book and maybe a movie. Who knows where this may lead.

Most Sincerely,

Mark Center
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Posted: Dec 19 2010, 05:39 PM


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http://kkkwatch.blogspot.com/2008/05/watch...laims_3054.html
http://kalisanidiot.blogspot.com/2008/06/k...-and-media.html
http://kalisanidiot.blogspot.com/2008/06/k...dia-part-2.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pseudologia_fantastica

The record seems to reflect that Korff makes a whole lot of claims. When so few of them have any support and so many turn out to be gross distortions or fabrications you need to reject all of his claims and put an enhanced burden of proof on anything Korff says.

Korff probably had nothing of significance to do with
1) the star wars program at LLNL,
2) the creation of Hypercard at Apple,
3) the invention of hypertext,
4) nanotechnology,
5) Israeli intelligence services,
6) a book deal for 500 books.

But since Mark Center and K. Korff don't seem to be friendly on Facebook, I don't think you are really going into business with Korff. Indeed Korff mentions you as far back as at least 2007.


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Posted: Dec 19 2010, 06:00 PM


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QUOTE (rpenner @ Dec 19 2010, 05:39 PM)


The record seems to reflect that Korff makes a whole lot of claims. When so few of them have any support and so many turn out to be gross distortions or fabrications you need to reject all of his claims and put an enhanced burden of proof on anything Korff says.

Korff probably had nothing of significance to do with
1) the star wars program at LLNL,
2) the creation of Hypercard at Apple,
3) the invention of hypertext,
4) nanotechnology,
5) Israeli intelligence services,
6) a book deal for 500 books.

But since Mark Center and K. Korff don't seem to be friendly on Facebook, I don't think you are really going into business with Korff. Indeed Korff mentions you as far back as at least 2007.

Hello,

Your right about Korff sir, many claims, nothing much to back them up. But, that's not what I posted this for. I'm asking for help in sorting this out. I have zero experience with nanotech, so I thought I'd try here. If this forum can help, I'm good with that, if not, I'll look elsewhere.

As far as Korff and my friendship, on Face Book or otherwise you're wrong and a bit confused. I am a "friend" of Korff's Face Book and I've known Korff since 1995. How you come away that we're not "Face Book friends" is interesting, as we've had very little contact on Face Book and since 2007, we've had little interaction at all. A proposed joint venture never materialized and we went our separate ways.

As for going into business, I'm not sure what you mean? I'm doing research on his claims to write up an article for a magazine. This might turn into more, as this story has some interesting issues associated with it.

So, I'll state my purpose clearly; I'm looking for learned people in the field of nanotech to give me their opinions if anything nano related that Korff has said is possible, remotely or otherwise. That's all I'm looking for.

What I'm not looking for is to engage in Korff bashing on this forum as others do on that blog and as Korff engages in on his own Face Book page.

Most sincerely asking for help,

Mark
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Posted: Dec 19 2010, 08:19 PM


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My facebook information was garbled because I am not on facebook. My information on Korff's claims are likewise second-hand. But Kurtis Kern Korff was shot by police convicted of attempted assault and later sued in Federal Court (with consequent public records).

http://www.illinois-valley-news.com/archiv...files_suit.html

http://www.ord.uscourts.gov/e-filing/cm-ecf-and-pacer

https://ecf.ord.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/DktRpt.pl?87307

U.S. District Court
District of Oregon (Medford)
CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:08-cv-03018-CL

The lawsuit did not go well.
On July 30, 2009 it was terminated from the side of the plaintiff, with no evidence of "nanodust."

You will have to go to the courthouse to see the full of the filings.


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enzoab
Posted: Dec 19 2010, 08:29 PM


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QUOTE (rpenner @ Dec 19 2010, 08:19 PM)
My facebook information was garbled because I am not on facebook. My information on Korff's claims are likewise second-hand. But Kurtis Kern Korff was shot by police convicted of attempted assault and later sued in Federal Court (with consequent public records).

The lawsuit did not go well.
On July 30, 2009 it was terminated from the side of the plaintiff, with no evidence of "nanodust."

You will have to go to the courthouse to see the full of the filings.

Thanks for passing this information along. However, this isn't the information I'm asking for from the users of this forum.

It may be that I will not get the type of nanotech infromation I'm looking for from this forum?

Best Regards,

Mark
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Posted: Dec 19 2010, 09:17 PM


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There is a mention of nanodust here:

http://www.physforum.com/index.php?showtopic=14297


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Posted: Dec 19 2010, 09:26 PM


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Might be as effective as staring at goats.


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Posted: Dec 19 2010, 11:01 PM


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Smart dust on the other hand could be of use in tracking people.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smartdust

http://asknicola.blogspot.com/2009/01/id-d...thout-your.html


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Nanoparticles are particles that have one dimension that is 100 nanometers or less in size.The properties of many conventional materials change when formed from nanoparticles. This is typically because nanoparticles have a greater surface area per weight than larger particles; this causes them to be more reactive to certain other molecules.

Nanoparticles are used, or being evaluated for use, in many fields. The list below introduces many of the uses under development. You can use the links in each paragraph to go to a detailed explanation.
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