Category Archives: Technology

Good News about Nuclear Power

The head of the spear in America’s nuclear energy industry has just been sharpened, according to this article from the Washington Examiner. An excerpt. “A new Trump administration policy enabling U.S. government financing for nuclear energy projects abroad could help … Continue reading

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Space Mining, Wow!

That is certainly in the future, as this article from the Federalist notes. An excerpt. “We’re going to the moon. We’re going to Mars. And, before you know it, we’ll be going to the asteroid belt. “Space is back, baby. … Continue reading

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Working Remotely

As it has become well-used during the virus, what does it future look like? This article from City Journal examines that. An excerpt. “Amid the Covid-19 global pandemic, remote work (or telework) has gone from an optional perk to an … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Technology

Weather Forecasting

Still an inexact science—especially vital in terms of water—but this article from Comstock’s Magazine reports on potential improvements. An excerpt. “One rainy morning last December, John James stood outside holding a big white balloon, which looked like a perfect target … Continue reading

Posted in History, Technology, Water

Nuclear Energy News

It’s pretty exciting, as this article from City Journal reports. An excerpt. “At some point in 2021, if all goes according to plan, earthmoving equipment will arrive at a scruffy, windswept spot in eastern Idaho and begin excavating a large … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Technology

Floating Fiberglass Ocean Islands?

This invention, profiled in Business Insider, has interesting possibilities. An excerpt. A tiny fiberglass island is bobbing up and down in the San Francisco Bay right now. From far away, it looks like a beluga whale poking through the water. … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Technology

Electric Vehicles, Big Changes Pending

They are big and widespread as more knowledge about them grows, but still pending, as this article from New Geography explains. An excerpt. “For years the EV’s owners have benefitted from Federal subsidies (financed by the working class) and have … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Technology, Transportation

Dark Side of Green Technology

There are often unintended consequences of environmentalism and this article from New Geography explores a couple of them surrounding the production of electric vehicle batteries. An excerpt. “The hype these days is to stop using those dirty fossil fuel driven … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Technology, Transportation

Technology Helping Farmers

Not to mention reducing the backbreaking labor now required harvesting most crops by hand, this new technology reported by AG Alert is wonderful. An excerpt. “Amid employee shortages, groundwater issues and other challenges, farmers in Monterey County and elsewhere are … Continue reading

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Self-Driving Cars Way Off in Future

That’s according to this article from the New York Times and no one should be surprised given the complications on our roadways. An excerpt. “A year ago, Detroit and Silicon Valley had visions of putting thousands of self-driving taxis on … Continue reading

Posted in Technology, Transportation