User:Mbrickn/Book ideas

This is my current list of book ideas and potential structures. I leave them here to incubate structures and to mull over how to best write about them before I start in earnest.

Feel free to plunge forward and make a WikiBook about any of these!

Understanding InfrastructureEdit

A laymans guide

  • Water
    • Bridges
    • Weirs
    • Fords
    • Water Treatment
    • Sewage Treatment
    • Desalination
  • Transportation Infrastructure
    • Highways
    • Bike Paths
    • Pedestrian Paths
    • Sidewalks
  • Communication Infrastructure
    • Wired
    • Wireless
  • Power Infrastructure
  • Emergency Infrastructure
    • Sirens
    • Fire Hydrants

American Environmental HistoryEdit

  • Significant Legislation
  • Accidents & Incidents
    • Centralia
    • Three Mile Island
    • Davis Bessie near accident
    • Deepwater Horizon

Home ImprovementEdit

This book is concerned with improvements you can make around the house to improve your quality of life.

By room

  • Living Room
    • Layout
    • Seating
    • Couches
  • Kitchen
    • Layout
    • The Kitchen Sink
    • Appliances
      • Oven types
    • Water Management and Purification
  • Bedroom
    • Bed
      • Mattress
      • Pillow
  • Office or Study
    • Desks
    • Chairs
    • Bookshelves
  • Garage
    • Electric Car charging
    • Workshop
      • Pegboard
      • Counter
      • Parts Drawers
  • Outside
    • Porch
    • Patio
    • Fire pit
    • Grass and Vegetation

By technique

  • Heating and Lighting
    • Insulation
    • Heat
    • Air conditioning
    • Lightbulbs
  • Smart Home Improvements
    • Automation
      • Domestic Robots
    • Home Networking
      • Router
      • PiHole
    • Outlet improvements
  • Home security
    • More secure locks
    • Drop box
    • Security cameras

History of Anime & MangaEdit

 
Comic Market 49
  • Influences
  • First Anime
  • Impact of seminal anime like Astro Boy, Lupin III, Gundam 07, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Etc.
  • Conventions
    • Comiket
    • Otakon
  • Export to western audiences
  • Social Impact
    • Hikikomori
    • Chūnibyō

Robot HistoryEdit

  • Concept
  • Clockwork
  • Industrial Automation
  • Consumer Automaton
  • Industrial Robots
  • Logistics Robots
  • Consumer Robots

Automotive HistoryEdit

  • Quadricycles
  • Early EVs
  • Model T
  • 50's cars
  • Kei Cars and Twentieth Century Motor Car Corporation
  • DMC
  • 1990's & EV revival
  • Hybrids, hydrogen, and EV revival

UAV OperationEdit

  • Basics and principles of operation
  • Common regulations and common sense

Interactive Fiction WritingEdit

  • Branching
  • Meaningful Choices

Introduction to cells of the Human BodyEdit

  • Red Blood Cells
  • While Blood Cells

The Designs of CastlesEdit

  • Early Fortifications
  • European Castle Design
  • Indian Fort Design (Castles in India are more commonly referred to as forts)
  • Japanese Castle Design
  • Post Medieval Castles

Tanks over timeEdit

  • Russian and Soviet Tanks
  • British Tanks
  • American Tanks
  • French Tanks
  • Japanese Tanks
  • New Zealand Tanks - The Bob Semple

Social Aspects of Free Culture CommunitiesEdit

A guide discussing the social aspects of free software and open source communities.

Data and CulturalEdit

  • Wikimedia Projects
  • OpenStreetMap

SoftwareEdit

  • Linux Kernel
  • TempleOS
  • Godot
  • Ren'Py

OtherEdit

  • Makerspace development
  • Library development
  • Hackathon guide
  • Computers for the rest of us - How to use your computer in daily life without being a geek.
  • How to Map a Planet
  • Pinewood Derby
  • Architectural Movements