Author Archives: Eclipse Now

Would you pay a little more for water?

Would you pay more for water if it meant less restrictions and more water reliability in periods like this? Imagine being able to put the sprinkler back on, but just pay a little extra for that water. (Or better yet, … Continue reading

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“In the next 17 years, Sydney’s population is expected to grow by 1.5 million people”

Hang on, don’t we have a water crisis? A bushfire crisis? I mean, I’m convinced that with the right technology deployed we can feed a world of 10 billion, but don’t we have to deploy that first? And if ever … Continue reading

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Cybertruck

Ah, now I get it. It’s an affordable 100% electric high spec stainless steel scratch resistant ute that carries 1.6 tons of cargo. (And can tow 7 tons in a trailer.)0-100 in 2.9 seconds: speed of sports car, body of … Continue reading

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ENSO cycle 10% good news for Australia, but 30% chance hell on earth

Summer weather predictions? There’s only 10% chance of La Nina which could rescue us with extra rain. 60% chance neutral, which is more or less ‘normal’ weather, and 30% chance of hell on earth El Nino drying us out even … Continue reading

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Volt is the Federal Europe party

Hi all,I’m glad to note that in this era of Brexit and Trump and alt-right politics promising to put “Make [insert nation] Great Again!”, there are tens of thousands of young people pouring their energy into a broader project. Meet … Continue reading

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Will Facebook and Google get broken up by anti-trust?

Hi all,it seems anti-trust action may be on the way.

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Cheesy United States of Europe rock song

I’m a European Federalist, but this next song nearly undid a decade of dreaming about a united European Federation! 😉 Also, please please please don’t become the USE: just be yourselves. Just become a superpower called Europe! Anyway, that aside, … Continue reading

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