Putting a Price Tag on Cool
NASA Moves Forward with Solar Sail Project
The concept of solar sails is an old one — they were first proposed in the 1980s. The gist is that you equip a vessel with a lightweight sail that translates the pressure from solar radiation into propulsion. The problem is that a solar sail has to be much larger than the spacecraft it’s dragging along.
Author: Ryan Whitwam Read: 3 min.
Reinventing the Internet
A new podcast episode with Marc Andreesen & Chris Dixon on reinventing the internet & a16z’s new $4.5B crypto fund. Chris Dixon is the master of Web3 mental models. The journey of Andreessen Horowitz is the history of the internet itself—from Web1 builders to Web2 disruptors. This episode will break the internet… or fix it.
Author: Bankless Listen: 1hr 31min
Sunday Bonus: Why America Has so Few Carpenters
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