All the tablet is going to be I believe is access to the web. Can you tie some new business models to it? Maybe, but then you’ve got to count upon millions upon millions upon millions of people using that device. The issue with the tablet, the reason that I think there’s so much desire for it, is that it is the last effort, the last hope that old media properties think that they have that there’s something that will return control to them.
According to the Houston Chronicle newspaper, Bolden thinks that the United States can land U.S. astronauts on Mars and return them safely back to Earth sometime in the 2030s, possibly even by the early part of that decade.
Portland science fiction writer David Levine has never been to Mars. However he was recently in Utah – which can sometimes feel as foreign as Mars. What was he doing in Utah? Living on a simulated Mars habitat of course. For two weeks last month David spent his days collecting Mars rocks and eating re-hydrated food at the Mars Desert Research Station – all for the sake of promoting space and future space travel. We spoke with him recently about his trip