Astronomers Unlikely to Win Their War With Elon Musk

January 27, 2020

A raging controversy has broken out about Elon Musk’s latest SpaceX project to blanket the Earth’s lower atmosphere with 42,000 satellites. It has already begun to be implemented. Musk generously wishes to enable internet access across even the remotest corners of the globe. Astronomers have...

Elon Musk’s Symbiotic Marketing Intelligence

October 08, 2019

Business Insider is as fascinated by the adventures of Elon Musk as The Daily Devil’s Dictionary is by his hyperreal illusion machine that clearly beats anything the illusionist David Copperfield has been able to devise. An article informs us of the latest carefully engineered and publicized...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Exciting” Times

February 08, 2018

Put on your spectacles to live the excitement. Elon Musk wants us to know that his ambition is by no means limited to technological innovation. As we saw very recently, he can be the ultimate master of the infomercial. He successfully sold 20,000 overpriced flamethrowers in less than a week....

It’s Time to Reevaluate Export Controls on Commercial Spacecraft

October 10, 2017

With foreign space industries developing, it is only a matter of time before they begin to market their own crewed spacecraft capabilities. As America’s commercial space sector blossoms, opportunities abound for private industry to secure a controlling lead in the growing and globalizing space...