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Geothermal, Consumer Electronics, and Choco Tacos
They discontinued the Choco Taco on Monday Senator Chris Murphy suggested in jest using the Defense Production Act to bring it back. This article explores the problems with doing things using the military to make things quickly, "The defense industry is like a factory that only produces broken toys."
The advanced geothermal stuff is still pretty speculative, but I'm quite excited. Here's a short video about it that I really enjoyed.
Are they worried about some new device from Apple? Is it just inflation eating into their margins too much? Are they planning to release a new device at a much higher price point? Very unusual for consumer tech to go up in price like this.
In related news, DoJ is now investigating Trump's actions on January 6th.