13 Nov 2012

Anything but water

  1. US subsidies to renewable energy jobs are 25x the subsidies to fossil energy jobs, and fossil energy isn't really subsidized at all ($0.0011 per kilowatt-hour).

  2. eBooks and piracy and what it's like to have your book given away for free. Although I put more weight on readers than revenue from my book, I also prefer that people pay to buy my book, but I wonder if I should make a "free to download, donate if you got value" option. Your thoughts?

  3. The Dutch eat their fries with mayo. I'll never go back to ketchup.

  4. National Geographic laments elephant poaching (ivory is often used for religious figures and vanity displays) but fails to see the connection between banning trade in a valuable commodity and poachers. The drug war fails for the same reasons. Regulate trade so communities see elephants as sources of legal revenue and elephants will be as common as cows (relatively speaking :)

  5. Got time to explore someone's imagination?