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1.6b – Supplemental – Ship Terms & Navigation In Space

We’ve been mentioning shippers since the beginning. But, with this supplemental, we’ll be explaining some of the terms they use. Also, we’ll explain how people navigate in deep space. These things will be important for future episodes when we get deep into how the former colonies and Earth wage war against one another.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm October 12, 2014 Tags: , , , , ,
1.6a – Supplemental – Communications

How do the colonies communicate with one another? In this supplemental, we discuss not only how someone might contact their neighbor but someone in the next city. Or on another planet. And we discuss an emergency system that as developed to help shippers stranded in the depths of space.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm October 12, 2014 Tags: , , , ,
Blog: Law Enforcement Decry Mobile Encryption, Imply Only Perverts Would Want It

The law enforcement establishment is trying to gin up public support against encryption, implying that only people who want to hurt kids would be interested in a locked phone. Because, there are no legitimate reasons to keep them out, are there?

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm October 3, 2014 Tags: , ,
Blog: Behind the Podcast Scenes

Colin shares a little of what it took to make the new URS podcast happen and some of what it takes to make an episode every week.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm September 26, 2014 Tags: ,
1.3a – Supplemental – Energy

A short supplemental episode in which the ion-plasma engine is discussed in more detail, what it is, how it was invented, and how it’s used within the world.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm September 21, 2014 Tags: , , , ,