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This kind of thing makes me see that we'll soon be in for a future where someone (nation? company?) will soon be able to leverage automation, unlimited energy (solar?), virtually unlimited materials (asteroids?) and I'm not sure what else, to start creating unfathomably large things:
- Gigantic Space Stations?
- Giant Solar Array?
- Dyson Spheres?
- Elysium Habitats?
TIL on the set of The Princess Bride, André the Giant once "let out a 16 second fart and brought production to a standstill." Nobody said anything except director Rob Reiner, who said "Are you OK, André?" to which André replied, "I am now boss."
The year that made The Matrix, Office Space, The Iron Giant, The Sixth Sense, American Beauty, The Blair Witch Project, Fight Club, and more: Looking back at 1999, before franchises took over theaters
China is installing a bewildering amount of solar capacity - It added almost 10 gigawatts of photovoltaic generation to its grid in the first three months of this year: “This is the power equivalent of 10 giant nuclear plants brought on line in three months”