Looking at this map of expansions we may have a tram line in front of our house in the near future.
The truth about cryptocurrencies.
Tiny cars are a huge thing and will be a much bigger deal than anything that Tesla is planning.
Elon Musk proving that he’s a peddler of garbage and global destruction once again.
[Cryptoart is] a crime against humanity.
I’m horrified to see this willingly traded for an opportunity to reproduce the worst parts of the existing physical art market, where “the original” is useful foremost as a rare thing- a unique thing- that, in its scarcity, is an asset.
Many would call me unrealistic and naïve for this, unwilling to make compromises in the world we are living now because of an idealistic vision of a tomorrow; and to them I would like to say that we literally invented an extra-sovereign monetary system that within 10 years has generated trillions of dollars of worth and is held up with the power consumption of a small country.
I am immensely happy to see two friends launch Branch, a magazine about creating a sustainable internet. The way they put the magazine together mirrors the best practices of the future we should live in right now.
Canada and Russia are the big winners when it comes to climate change as can be seen in this piece about Climate Migration by Pro Publica.
A simple solution to this: how about you don’t lie to your kids?
“The technology is not the hard part. It’s already invented, but we have to pay ourselves to install it fast. So, again, that’s an economic question, and it doesn’t work in capitalism. We have the means right now to arrange for everybody alive today to have adequate food, water, shelter, clothing, education, and healthcare, within the biosphere’s carrying capacity.”
A market of some sort may always exist, because we need to trade, but it could be so sharply regulated that it could exist on what economists call the margin, suitable for the toys, but not for the necessities of life, which should all be public utilities and part of a job guarantee and a living wage.
KSR talking about the fight ahead.
I had some people from the Greens explain to me how the SUV was not so bad after all (as my intuition told me). Turns out my intuition was right.