Oct 18, 2022 • 55M

Mid Week Brief: US Media Admits China Using Military Drones to Cloud Seed Above Wildfires. They Call it a Cyberpunk Utopia. Bucket Drop Drones Coming? I Cover the Newly Announced Perm Employee Switch.

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On today’s episode:

  • US admits China is using massive military drone swarms to seed clouds above wildfires, deliver supplies, and want to move into drone helicopter drops. What are the downstream effects of this and should we be quick to adopt it?

    Photo by Esmonde Yong
  • New memo on permanent seasonals having to switch to permanent fulltime employees. What does this mean for time off, benefits, and more. The timing, again, is very poorly managed.

  • Plus much more.

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