Paul Gilster comments on the recently announced privately-funded projects to survey nea rearth asteroids: Private Funding for Asteroid Telescope - Centauri Dreams
In the fourth segment of the Moonandback interview with anthropologist David Valentine, he "argues that while the NewSpace Community uses historical analogies, people within the community want to do away with analogies, to experience things that have no analogue. Can that be successful? David explains why not." Interview with David Valentine, part 4 - Analogies - Moonandback.