There is an experience most hobbyist podcasters can relate to: You just started out and actually you have no idea what you’re doing. As a result your show has *cough* some room for improvement and your listener numbers are in the double digits (if that). Your idea of promotion is to buy Facebook ads and you signed up to every podcast related online group you found. There even is a weekly post to share your show’s link under (Spoiler: no one clicks on these, not ever; you keep posting your link anyway). Hour after hour you stare at your stats and after a few weeks of plateauing you get frustrated. …
Elon Musk recently wowed the world by announcing his plan to turn us into an interplanetary species. And to be honest, wouldn’t it be amazing to board a regular interplanetary shuttle to visit your friends on a Mars colony?
And the ride alone will be worth it. Elon plans to build a seriously big f*****g rocket.
Ever since we discovered that there are other planets we fantasized about this very idea. There is a whole range of movies playing on Mars’ surface and you’ll find everything from creepy horror movie to colorful utopia.
But there is one question remaining: Why?
And the answers are normally... …
Decades ago it was just servers.
Let me start by admitting something: I’m old. Well, not really but by the standards of my kids and many startups or developers I meet these days I definitely am. 39 years means that I’ve seen the industry for about 25 years. There, I said it. Quarter a century. Oh boy.
Well, now that this is established, let me state something the truly old (not me, I’m referring to the ancient ones of course) keep re-iterating all the time: We’re repeating ourselves more often than not.
“Gamora: History repeating itself?
Warlock: History doesn’t repeat itself, Gamora, but sometimes it rhymes.”
― Dan Abnett, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Vol. …