During a recent email discussion between myself, other Cynics, and those involved in putting together the Space Investment Summit (SIS-3), the topic of Old Space and NewSpace was raised in the context of the Space Assets Protocol – specifically, that the Protocol would create a new international legal regime for the secured finance of satellites […]
Read More Offworlding, Part II: Old Space, NewSpace, and RealSpace(TM)
A recent discussion in the comments section led to this entry in the Space Cynics blog. Specifically, a guest appeared to take pity on me for my lack of, um, vision, I guess, because I don’t subscribe to the kool-aid vision of STS, ISS, VSE, you name it as just being around the corner and […]
Read More it’s your life… use it well.
Are you scared yet? If you aren’t, then either you aren’t paying attention, or, more likely, you have at least 3 functioning brain cells. No, I’m not referring to the latest “keep America safe” campaign out of Homeland Security designed to deprive you of your toiletries when flying. Rather, I’m writing about the comically pathetic […]
Read More Terror Alert Level Raised to “Zune Brown”
My fiancee works as a human resources executive for a large global call-center outsourcing business. As a result, I get to hear great stories of life in the outsourcing world (having “worked” briefly in call center ops myself when I was at Capital One – our group was responsible in part for the call centers […]
Read More Outsourcing – > Offshoring – > Off-worlding?