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Lauren

Lauren gets a new job in the big office.


Space Diplomacy, Part Three

The third and final part in the Space Diplomacy series, in which the Imperium gets their revenge at a space-politics summit in Iceland.

Article about the Council of Stellar Management in Eve Online.

Coverage of the heist described in the episode.

The million+ dollar battle from the end of the episode.


Space Diplomacy, Part Two

Eve Online is a huge virtual world that looks a lot like our own. Suspiciously like our own. Part two.

News coverage of the war documented in the episode.

Eve Online geopolitical maps and those maps going back a decade.

The Imperium News Network, the state news agency for the Imperium, and EveNews24, a more independent voice in the game's media landscape.

A terrific essay by The Mittani, the leader of the Imperium, that echoes some of the themes in the episode.


Space Diplomacy, Part One

Eve Online is a huge virtual world that looks a lot like our own. Suspiciously like our own. Part one.

Trailer for Eve Online that is excerpted in the episode.

Andrew Groen's book about the history of Eve Online.

Eve Online

Vile Rat / Sean Smith


K-Factor

In 2008, Bob worked on Wall Street, where he made a deal to insure all of Mexico’s oil. Then the global economy collapsed, and he feared that he could bring down his big bank.

Bob's story in Nautilus about the crash.

Hedging (Finance)

2008 Financial Crisis