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Tag: Space

Episode One Hundred and Fifty Six: Space; Other Dyson Products; Not Yet, But Soon

0.0 Station Ident 2pm, 2 hours after my talk finished, a short metro ride to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The talk went well – they mostly do, and the nervousness before it was the normal kind. Not the worst, not the kind with the nausea, just the general uneasiness and anxiety. And, […]

Episode Ninety One: Disruption; Supply Chains; The Good Bit

0.0 Station Ident I’m readjusting to life with family. And on top of that I’m finally getting back into videogames. But anyway, on with the show. 1.0 Disruption Bear with me on this one, it’s really thinking out loud and thoroughly unresearched. First, some data points: – Uber obviously wants to replace all of its […]

Episode Four: Any Sufficiently Advanced Economy

1. Any Sufficiently Advanced Economy You know how the Arthur C. Clarke quote goes. I’ve been thinking a bit, somewhat vaguely, about crypto currencies lately. There’s my gut response to the anarcho-Randian boosterism of Bitcoin/Dogecoin fans (the latter of which, I have to admit, is absolutely hilarious and a wonderful example of people taking things […]