• Here's the long-lost 1975 TV show that Jeff Bezos makes people watch to understand what his space company is all about

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Jeff Bezos asked a reporter to watch a PBS special from 1975 before agreeing to be interviewed about Blue Origin, his rocket company.
    The special, featuring famed science fiction author Isaac Asimov and physicist Gerard O'Neill, discusses the need for humanity to leave Earth - something Bezos says he believes with "increasing certainty."
    You can watch the whole video below.
    It's no secret that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has always looked to the stars - after all, Amazon's Alexa was designed with the intention of becoming like the all-knowing ship's computer from "Star Trek."
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  • Why Jeff Bezos is moonstruck to predict a trillion people living in space

    Why Jeff Bezos is moonstruck to predict a trillion people living in space

    27 days ago - By Fast Company

    Mistakenly applying Moore's law to astrophysics, the multibillionaire overestimates the livability of space by orders of magnitude.
    As Trump and Kanye show, a rich enough person feels confident saying anything-even with no evidence. So it's fitting that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the richest person in the solar system , has said the craziest thing about space. He told Wired , in a new article and at the magazine's 25th Annual Wired Summit, that off-world habitats could house, “millions, billions, maybe even a trillion people.”
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