Category Archives: Technology

Quora – Climate Change

Quora – Why isn’t climate change causing changes in behaviour The simple answer is, because reality is complex beyond our ability to comprehend in detail, and we look for simple answers we can manage. That applies to everyone, every level, … Continue reading

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Quora – sunshade to solve climate change

Response to Steve Baker’s answer to Sunshade answer to Global climate change This is true if you make the assumption it is launched from Earth. If all you launch from earth is a package capable of soft landing a set … Continue reading

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Comment on Bret Weinstein’s 4th Frontier video

The Fourth Frontier | Bret Weinstein One of the things that surviving a terminal cancer diagnosis, then talking to other people who say that they also want to survive, has taught me is that most people would rather die than … Continue reading

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Talk to Zero Carbon Select Committee

16 Aug 2019 – 14:40 – just got home from a trip to Christchurch and back – to talk to the select committee considering the Zero Carbon Bill – a response to climate change concerns It was weird. Driving down, … Continue reading

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Comment to The Portal 001 – Eric Weinstein and Peter Thiel

You Tube – Peter Thiel on “The Portal”, Episode #001: An Era of Stagnation & Universal Institutional Failure. Technologist and Investor Peter Thiel is the guest as he joins Eric Weinstein in the studio Some really great stuff, and much … Continue reading

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Quora – AI and work

Will artificial intelligence ever replace the need for humans to work? In what sense? Humans need to work in the sense of doing something meaningful with some significant fraction of their time. Work in the sense of having to do … Continue reading

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Quora – Why is science important

Quora – Why Is Science So important In 2019? Few people understand what science is. Science is the willingness to ask questions, and to try things in reality, and look very closely at what happened, and try and make sense … Continue reading

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