Episode 20: Solar Powered Innovators

May 23, 2021 Chris Season 1 Episode 20
Episode 20: Solar Powered Innovators
Show Notes

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Big list of coffee bets - now also on Melange app.

This week Brian and Chris stray from the script once more by discussing a number of different positions and sources on the topic of renewable power, particularly batteries and solar. We also discuss why nuclear power has been a flop, whether founders are superior to inheritors and all the (Straussian) news from Diablo 2.

We always make coffee bets and they are also on the Melange app


Long live the sun  the inspiration for much of our solar discussion

Fermi estimates of the power of the first atomic bomb

Noma, the best restaurant in the world is indeed in Denmark

Gwern link on large-scale CO2 removal

Why has nuclear power been a flop?

Tim Ferriss and Balaji Srinivasan - a four hour podcast that is suprisingly worthwhile

Chesterton's fence - Brian has stronger feelings on fences than I would have expected.

The P8 Sorc Race won by the mighty Indrek