Chicken Little Gets a Terminal
Created 21 Apr 2021
  • Where Stuff Comes From
    20 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 63 20
    “this dovetails in sinister fashion with the basic idea that any sufficiently advanced technology cannot be distinguished from magic. highly evolved capitalism becomes such a technology and the larges...
  • Chicago Standoff
    18 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 35 22
    “On State Street, that great street, I just want to say… They do things that they never Do on Broadway” – Frank Sinatra This is not a piece about Covid-19, vaccines, or vaccine mandates. It is a piece...
  • Greenpeace is a Physics Denier
    16 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 66 53
    “The only countries that have successfully moved from fossil fuels to low-carbon power have done so with the help of nuclear energy.” – Michael Shellenberger As Europe and China are finding out the ha...
  • South by Southwest
    13 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 48 39
    “Show me the country that has no strikes and I'll show you the country in which there is no liberty.” – Samuel Gompers With Doomberg, I’ve mostly stayed clear of the Covid-19 political fault lines. I’...
  • Starvation Diet
    10 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 66 21
    “It’s important to recognize that net zero demands a transformation of the entire economy.” – Larry Fink (emphasis added) We are on the cusp of a significant mass starvation event of our own making. S...
  • Opposite George
    07 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 38 15
    “In Hinduism, Shiva is a deity who represents transformation. Through destruction and restoration, Shiva reminds us that endings are beginnings, and that our world is constantly undergoing a cycle of ...
  • Dystopia Coin
    05 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 47 16
    “In every revolution, there are winners and losers. Every dystopia is a utopia for somebody else. It just depends where you are. Are you in the class that benefits, or are you in the class that's not?...
  • Jerome Powell is Finished
    03 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 38 19
    “The elephant in the room is whether you’re going to be renominated. Renominating you means gambling that, for the next five years, a Republican majority at the Federal Reserve, with a Republican chai...
  • The Work of My Life: September 2021 Report
    02 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 44 13
    “There is no off position on the genius switch.” – David Letterman David Berman was a genius in the truest sense of the word; perhaps the best musician you’ve never heard of. I’ve spent more hours tha...
  • Let Them Eat Pizza
    29 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 56 16
    “Corruption, embezzlement, fraud, these are all characteristics which exist everywhere. It is regrettably the way human nature functions, whether we like it or not. What successful economies do is kee...
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