The Oil Price Swoon Won’t Stop the Shale Boom

October 23rd, 2014 – Articles

Wall Street Journal With oil prices sliding, energy investors are worried, while Saudi Arabia and Russia no doubt hope, that low prices will cap America’s boom in shale-oil production. Green-energy types sit by, happy to see turmoil in the fossil-fuel sector. Read More

Smartphones: The SUVs Of the Information Superhighway

October 13th, 2014 – Articles

Real Clear Markets We can "revitalize entire communities, and connect people to jobs," said President Obama a week ago in a discordant speech on the economy at Northwestern University calling for more roads and bridges. During the same week, the president's Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, was talking at a less-noted event about infrastructure too, the one that is actually critical to our economic future - you know, the "information superhighway" system. Read More

The Invention of the War Machine

October 1st, 2014 – Articles

The New Atlantis, co-author M. Anthony Mills War has “always been the mother of invention,” wrote the historian A.J.P. Taylor. The First World War in particular is often taken to be a hinge in technological history — the war in which horses were widely used for the last time and weapons of mass destruction were deployed for the first time. It is not altogether wrong to think of it as the “chemists’ war” or the “engineers’ war,” as it is sometimes labeled. Read More

John Batchelor Show

September 30th, 2014 – Speeches / Testimony

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