Technology is the campfire around which we tell our stories. Laurie Anderson 
And a look at NNI, a seeming success story in govt funding
New cause area: invest in science fiction
Byrne is, simply put, one of the best writers out there today. His insights:words ratio is off the charts, especially when the words themselves clock up…
On the need for physical epistemes
Vs the mechanical turk
On truth vs facts in narratives
Scrounging for leisure time
On Socio-Moses parting socioeconomic distributions, barbells, dinosaurs, and how competition hollows out the middle
On Sauron's Eye and the need for wider opacity
To build a nuke or (can) not build a nuke