We got so much feedback over time from supporter Jeremy that we’re dedicating a whole Questions & Addenda episode to covering them. Just like that one time.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi [episode page]
Guerilla space warfare. The Star Wars Geneva Convention. Chinese gun powder weaponization. Resources and impoetus in the development of killing technologies.
Ready Player One [episode page]
Speed-of-light internet latency. EVE online strategies for fun and profit. “Sharding” as first-named in Ultima as a technical and storytelling solution.
Wall-E [episode page]
Wasting potable water. Saltwater pipe corrosion. Graywater toilets. Fermenting your pee and eating rotten shark that smells like pee.
Upgrade [episode page]
Doom [episode page]
Could you really spoil Doom, though? Navigating by the ecliptic in space. Playing Descent.
The Predator [episode page]
Savantism before the invention and eventual ubiquity of writing.
2036 Origin Unknown [episode page]
The wonder of centricities and the Greek pantheon. Using the wrong words for things. ASCII vs Unicode.
The Art of Fermentation by Sandor Katz: Amazon