Alias: Miscellaneous Information
This section includes miscellaneous information about Alias,
including Rambaldi's history and Marshall's gadgets.
Who is Rambaldi?
the eye <0> to the hand
Milo Rambaldi? It seems that SD-6 and the CIA have been spending
a lot of time lately trying to figure out his mysterious works.
from the biography of
MILO Giacomo RAMBALDI
b. 1444 - d. 1496
and Seer...Psychic and Alchemist
Parma in 1444, Rambaldi was educated by monks of the Vespertine
order, and until the age of 12, was self-employed as a painter,
sculptor and student of the arts. Introduced to Cardinal Alexander
of the Roman Catholic church, during his travels to Rome at
the age of 18, he was retained privately as architect, consultant
and prophet, when Alexander became Pope in 1492.
this benefactor's wishes to see Rambaldi prosper, during his
lifetime Rambaldi and his works receded from visibility by
commandment of Archdeacon Claudio Vespertini, who feared the
revolutionary implications of technologies defined in Rambaldi's
belief system, and sought to have Rambaldi's works contained
and eventually eliminated. He conflicted with Alexander VI
on this one matter; a moot point at the time of the Pope's
passing in 1503.
commanded that the name Rambaldi be "washed" from
all monuments and edifices throughout the period of 1470 to
1496, at which time he ordered that the Pope's engineer be
excommunicated for heresy, his workshop in Rome be destroyed,
and that he be sentenced to death by flame, upon Rambaldi's
declaration that science would someday allow us to know God.
died a lonely man, in the Winter of 1496. He had no surviving
spouse or heir.
after Rambaldi's demise, a second, "secret workshop"
was discovered, in San Lazzaro, and was systematically torn
apart by agents of the Vatican. In a movement to discredit
his work and influence, plans and sketches were sold and traded
for next to nothing by mandate during a private auction.
the 15th century, traces of Rambaldi's enigmatic work have
turned up in various places around Italy, France, parts of
Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, and even a museum
warehouse in Waterbury, Connecticut in 1921. The design directive
for many of these drawings remains unclear to this day, and
has even inspired some impressive forgeries.
is said to have preceded the digital information age by implication
of an illustrated "machine code" language as early
as 1489, through the introduction of cryptic algorithms (eg,
compression) around his use of pre-binary 1's and 0's. Many
of his drawings and documentation are written in multiple
languages ranging from Italian and Demotic hybrids, to elusive
mixtures of symbols (pre-masonic cipher encryptions).
created the earliest known watermark on all of his papers,
known as the "eye" of Rambaldi, and which show up
to the naked eye only when held to black light. His waterpapers
were all hand-made and of a unique polymer fiber (similar
to onion skin), and possessing a consistency that has lived
and aged well-beyond its era, and in under (oftentimes) adverse
storage conditions. His watermark (the eye "<o>")
is so far the only test of accuracy against the slew of falsifications
and forgeries, which have also arisen in a revisionist era,
culminating with several prime examples of digital piracy.
So far there have been 102 known forgeries in balance to the
total of 22 known and documented sketches.
interpreting Rambaldi's designs and teachings were highly
sought-after during the Third Reich, during Adolf Hitler's
paranoid scavenger hunt for occult and theoretical knowledge.
During this period, the epithet "Nostravinci" became
part of the fuhrer's private lexicon -- a personalized short-hand
for the name Rambaldi, in auctioneering circles where the
desire for the seer's work still proved competitive.
works are still, to this day, formally unpublished, due to
a consistent international ban on the name Rambaldi, its fascistic
legacy, and especially its lack of visibility; it has been
alleged that a conspiracy of containment precedes many of
these twentieth-century discoveries, even that the knowledge
contained under private sanctioning of his documents remains
under the firm "hand" of the Trilateral Commission.
a rudimentary schematic unearthed in one private collector's
home in Brazil, indicated on the back, a diagramme for a transportable
vocal communicator revealed the design and workings of contemporary
cellular phone technologies.
March of 2001, (KDir Classifications Director) Olgi C. Krystovnich
(b. 1964, Russian historian and cryptologist) happened upon
one of Rambaldi's earliest designs, ca. 1460, located and
released from a personal collection in Madrid. In this drawing,
she identified a prototype that reflected the properties and
composition of a 20th century transistor design.
of Rambaldi's oeuvre remains forgotten, and much of it has
been destroyed, with much uncertainty remaining as to how
many notebooks he might have filled during the fifty-four
years of his life.