[ExI] List of pitfalls

Keith Henson hkeithhenson at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 13:15:01 UTC 2009

ill add to list cheap fusion energy,

Also a large, fast population reduction, i.e., smallpox, SARS, bird flu, etc.


On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 10:24 PM, Emlyn <emlynoregan at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/3/26 Keith Henson <hkeithhenson at gmail.com>:
>> Figuring it would raise credibility, I have been trying to put
>> together a list of technical developments that would wipe out the
>> rational for building power satellites.
>> This is because a lot of people who could be involved in this business
>> have the fairly fresh memory of Iridium going bust.  In that case it
>> was because much of their market was eaten by cell phones.
>> To start off, the development and acceptance of very low cost nuclear
>> energy would wipe out the market for power sat energy more expensive
>> than the nuclear energy.
>> What other cases can you think of?
>> Keith
> This probably counts as nuclear:
> National Ignition Facility
> https://lasers.llnl.gov/
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