In today’s column, I had some fun with a press release touting a start-up company’s plans to begin mining operations on asteroids, and I received some reader responses arguing that I shouldn’t make fun of visionaries.
I’s not the vision I’m laughing at. It’s the hyperbole.
Maybe some day. Meantime, it may be more likely that an asteroid will mine the Earth. Or perhaps we’lll kill ourselves with our own technology before it can ever happen. In any case, a tiny dose of reality is in order here, people.
Anybody can put out a press release these day. I just put one out touting my plans to turn myself invisible.
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