Commented on Making history personal
1. "slept" with my girlfriend under a part of the Pompeii ruins. 2. Been inside several Nuraghe in corsica (probably built around 1500BCE) 3. (Actually) slept inns dating to the 1600s or 1700s, but wouldn't know even their rough dates...
Commented on Thinking the unthinkable
Consequences for the EU: - Only large nation on the "wider not deeper" side of the debate removed (Spain is moot) - Only economy effectively run by financial sector removed, so increased ability to help/prop up (take yer pick) industry...
Commented on 2512
Industries like mining will focus to some extent on re-extraction from landfill. I disagree about interplanetary trade, because extreme automation will mean a mere handful of canned apes will be able to mine millions of tonnes. Sure, we'll minimize climbing...