This week’s theme: Grid Down, Power Up
Power is one of the most important aspects of modern civilization. How else can you travel, communicate, or even have clean water without power? The world needs electricity in order to function and while it may not be very glamorous, producing and protecting it is necessary. Unfortunately, there are threats that haven’t been given enough consideration.
Power grid is the term used to refer to the electrical power transmission and distribution systems that connect all consumers to a common source of electricity. The electric grid is usually divided into regions, and each region will have its own power company that owns and operates the physical grid infrastructure in that region. Find out more about the concerns as our special guest expert discusses his new documentary movie Grid Down, Power Up coming up this August.
From Fear to Fire: Secrets to Overcome Fear, Embrace your Gifts and Achieve Success
This is the place where real people share real challenges. Where you can find a common bond and uncommon wisdom through their stories. Use tips from the breakthroughs of others to jump start your success. Speaker, author, adventurer, and host Heather Hansen O’Neill takes you on the journey from fear to fire. Today we talk about the importance of electricity, power, and protection.
David Tice was the founder of David W. Tice & Associates, LLC, an investment management and research firm. In 1996, DWT&A started the Prudent Bear Fund to give individual investors the chance to protect themselves against a declining stock market.
The US Power Grid – Our power grid is at grave risk of shutting down completely. An orchestrated physical attack, electromagnetic pulse attack (EMP), cyber-attack, or geomagnetic disturbance (GMD) could shut down our electricity grid for as long as one calendar year or longer.
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“Documentary filmmaking has all the challenges and hardships of narrative filmmaking without any of the infrastructure or support. That’s both a blessing and a curse.” ~Brian Lindstrom
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