The Elon

What is the likelihood of von Braun predicting the coming of Elon Musk and Musk’s SpaceX Mission to Mars? Could it be that Elon was familiar with Wernher von Braun’s books, and decided to link craft his own aspiration for space travel with his predecessor. Who is the “Elon” in Wernher von Braun’s Project Mars: A Technical Tale and how is the character similar to the “real” Elon Musk? Called by the New … Continue reading The Elon

Jack Parsons

Marvel Whiteside “Jack” Parsons was an American rocket engineer and rocket propulsion researcher, chemist, and Thelemite occultist. Associated with the California Institute of Technology, Parsons was one of the principal founders of both the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Aerojet Engineering Corporation. The predecessor to NASA was a young talented rocket scientist, Jack Parsons. Werner von Braun claimed it was the self-taught Parsons, not himself, … Continue reading Jack Parsons

September 11, 2001

The September 11 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The attacks resulted in 2,977 fatalities, over 25,000 injuries, and substantial long-term health consequences, in addition to at least $10 billion in infrastructure and property damage. Continue reading September 11, 2001

An Open-Source Plan for Combating Fake News on the Internet: Joining together the Left and the Right

“The effort to differentiate between legitimate and fake content is completely out of the picture.” -@b0rkj0rk The Problem We Are Going To Address I think we all can agree the internet isn’t what it used to be. Things have changed. The majority of the eyes on the internet are going to a couple main companies but not much outside of that. All of our news … Continue reading An Open-Source Plan for Combating Fake News on the Internet: Joining together the Left and the Right

Top 10 Movies & Shows for Entrepreneurs

Part of starting your own business be it online or your own brick-and-mortar business requires you having the right mindset. I have put together a top ten list of the best movies and shows that can give you an idea of how to go about thinking about business.  Be sure to check out the other Top 10 lists for UM’s pick of the best business … Continue reading Top 10 Movies & Shows for Entrepreneurs