Deregulate all you want, wind and solar are still going to be cheaper.
Unless politicians go the other way and regulate it out of business like some states outlawing municipalities setting up their own internet for the town's residents.
Ah yes, watching that movie few months ago and like "Inner Space" to see what Silicon Valley and SF was like back in the days even hyped by the movies.
But wait, this is not the first airship to be based at Moffett in the 21st century. There was a Zeppelin regular people can buy rides though expensive in order of $500. The "Eureka" was debuted at 75th anniversary of Moffett Field in 2008 and at the time it was the only airship you can buy tickets to ride in (others like Goodyear blimp you have to be a crew member). This startup only lasted a few years. I wished I plunked down some money because this thing would slowly cruise around the bay area and you can walk around and get a good aerial view. Can't do that with airliners as you only get a 30 seconds of view. Or if rich enough for your own airplane or helicopter (but kind of noisy). SETI people rented it for scouting Sierra Nevada foothills for meteoroid remains in 2012. Airship can take its time slowly cruising over the area. Helicopters are short duration, fixed wing too fast. Overall, airships have a niche market but maybe too small to scale up to huge numbers.
I must have been spending too much time on the forums to noticed this Google airship has been around as described in this 2015 article of Hanger 2, http://www.mercurynews.com/201...
The easiest way to see price discrimination is to go to the rich side of town and go to the grocery store. Observe the price of milk, hamburger, cheese and gasoline. Now to to the poor side of town, repeat.
I have not done this (actual data collection and comparison), my casual observations is grocery stores in poorer parts of town have less quality fruits and vegetables (if they carry these). For rich people it is not so much the price of groceries but convenience, though some are I think many probably have better things to do than spend a lot of time haggling over getting the cheapest price.
Perhaps rather than focus on just price, look at quality. Good food leads to better living, this is a big gotcha for poor people as they have limited means to get healthy foods and end up more health problems, further aggravated by dismal health care system.
Buy online or at a brick-n-mortar store? In many ways it comes down to what is possible. Here in Silicon Valley it can be more convenient to stop at a store, find some gadget/part/device in real life to examine and compare to other items. However this has issues of many places have closed down or significantly reduced, or don't seem to stock variety like they used to. Also a big factor is the traffic is a huge time killer. Driving on El Camino, Lawrence Expy, other roads takes a lot of time (I seem to hit ***every*** red light). Man, I don't want to spend so much time in a damn car. So I will order online. But wait, not go for the cheapest item otherwise it will be crap and will then make its way to the landfill.
Speaking of cheap crap, "Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion" https://www.amazon.com/Overdre...
from the 2-way radio world (both Part 90 and 97), PTT is push-to-talk meaning think about what you are going to say before you hit the PTT button. Don't want, "uhmm, ah, yeah, ok, like we need another bulldozer to help with additional snow if there will be more as to not further exasperate the situation."
OK, now back on this FB typing with your brain article (no I did not read it, first comment like everyone else) I'm thinking I'd never use that function myself because I'm thinking all sorts of stuff (some which I don't want to post on FB or even here under AC).
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