Weekend Reading: Wind Turbines, Bruce Sterling, and Economic Ideas
Ben Hoen from the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab gave a lightning talk at Geo2050 about this project, a map and database of the operational wind generation capacity in the US. The map currently reports the country producing around 90 gigawatts of wind power. They also publish the raw dataset for download.
One of my favorite science fiction authors. Talks about his work, industrial design, speculative architecture, and risk models.
Russ Roberts (of EconTalk) and Lawrence White discuss economists of the last hundred years and the variances in their ideas.