Tuesday, October 31, 2017

the Energy Gang podcast


The Energy Gang podcast from Green Tech Media really excites me and keeps me informed. The rapid declines in costs of renewable energy and energy storage seem to be overshadowing the ideological fights about which way to go.  These trends make Trump's promises about coal moot.
For an investor-type view of the industry, you can't beat this podcast!

Saturday, October 28, 2017

missed concert of giants of Indo-jazz

reviewed here and first-person reported by David and Bebe, this was an event I regret missing.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Ken McLeod - Vajrayana in the West

Anil Prasad's Ralph Towner interviews

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we are safe (so far) from the fires

Fires are raging around the North Bay.  We watched for awhile, then packed a carload of memories and headed to the Peninsula to wait out the emergency.  After two days we decided it is safe enough to return.  We are still ready to jump if the fire comes our way, but at this time it is on the far side of the ridge and we are two miles from the base.  The local fires are 20-40% contained now but had been 0% for days when we left. We are hopeful this passes without destroying our house...
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