We Own the Sky by M83. Who Owns the Sun? (Reddgr I, 4/20)

We Own the Sky by M83. Who Owns the Sun? (Reddgr I, 4/20)
An elderly figure bearing resemblance to Rupert Murdoch cradles a miniature Sun in his hands within the vibrant, comic book-style setting. Draped in a formal suit and tie, his enigmatic countenance teeters between ecstatic and sinister. Behind him, a celestial sun figure elegantly encircles his head, casting an aura of intrigue.

Featured image originally published at Airchat voice-to-image.

😎 In no more than 150 words, what do you know about the album Saturdays = Youth by M83?

🤖 Saturdays = Youth is the fifth studio album by French electronic music band M83, released in 2008 by Virgin Records. The album was produced by Ken Thomas, with co-production by Ewan Pearson and M83 frontman Anthony Gonzalez. The album has a nostalgic and dreamy sound inspired by 1980s pop culture and teen movies. The album received generally positive reviews from critics and spawned four singles: “Couleurs”, “Graveyard Girl”, “Kim & Jessie” and “We Own the Sky”. [Wikipedia] [Discogs] [Allmusic]

Saturdays = Youth tracks and listeners stats on Last.fm. We Own the Sky is the most listened track by LAst.fm users
Saturdays = Youth tracks and listeners stats on Last.fm
My five most listened albums of all time on Last.fm
Turn on the Bright Lights - Interpol
You in Reverse - Built to Spill
The Understanding - Röyksopp
León Benavente - León Benavente
Saturdays = Youth - M83
My five most listened albums of all time on Last.fm.

😎 I like most songs in Saturdays = Youth. It is my 5th most listened album ever according to Last.fm, where I’ve been tracking my digital music listening since 2007. We Own the Sky is not my favourite song in the album (that would be Graveyard Girl), but it’s clearly the most popular song according to Last.fm. Tell me something about We Own the Sky. What’s that song about?

🤖 The song was produced by Ken Thomas and co-produced by Ewan Pearson and Anthony Gonzalez, the frontman of M83. The song was also released as the fourth single from the album in December 2008. [Bing search]

The song appears to be a poetic and abstract exploration of human power, control, and the consequences that come with it. The lyrics paint vivid imagery and use metaphors to convey deeper meanings. For example, the line “We kill what we build because we own the sky” suggests that humans have a destructive tendency and a sense of entitlement over nature. The chorus “Secrets from the winds, burnt stars crying” implies that there are hidden truths and suffering that humans are unaware of or ignore. The outro “It’s coming from the sky, it’s coming like the wind” could hint at a looming threat or a change that is inevitable. [Songmeanings.com] [Genius]

The song also reflects the theme of youth and nostalgia that runs throughout the album. The song uses synth sounds and guitar effects that evoke the 1980s music and movies that influenced Gonzalez. The song also captures the feelings of excitement, wonder, and uncertainty that come with being young. [Songtell.com]


Who Owns the Sun? A Simple GenAI Introduction to Solar Energy

An endearing illustration reminiscent of a page from a children's book. Under a serene blue sky, fluffy white clouds, artfully rendered in the innocent style of a child's hand, float by. The sun, in its simple yellow glory, graces the scene, outlined with the charm of crayon or pen strokes.

😎 Talk to me as if I were 5 years old. What’s in the sky?

🤖 Hello, little one. Do you like to look at the sky? The sky is very big and beautiful. It has many things in it that we can see and learn about.

The sky is the space above us where we see the sun, the moon, and the stars. The sun is a big ball of fire that gives us light and warmth. The moon is a smaller ball of rock that reflects the sun’s light. The stars are tiny dots of light that are very far away from us.

The sky also has clouds, which are made of tiny drops of water or ice. Clouds can have different shapes and colors. Sometimes they are white and fluffy, and sometimes they are gray and dark. Clouds can make rain or snow when they get too heavy.

The sky also has colors, which change depending on the time of day and the weather. Sometimes the sky is blue, which means it is clear and sunny. Sometimes the sky is red, orange, pink, or purple, which means it is sunrise or sunset. Sometimes the sky is black, which means it is night time.

The sky is very amazing and wonderful. It can make us feel happy, calm, curious, or amazed. We can always look at the sky and find something new and interesting to see. Do you have a favorite thing in the sky? Do you want to know more about the sky? I would love to hear from you. ☺️

😎 What is the sun?

🤖 Hi, little one. Do you want to know what the sun is? The sun is a very big and bright ball in the sky. It is made of very hot gas that glows and makes light. The sun is also a star, just like the tiny dots of light you see at night. But the sun is much closer to us than the other stars, so it looks bigger and brighter.

The sun is very important for us and for all living things on Earth. The sun gives us light so we can see during the day. The sun also gives us heat so we can stay warm and not freeze. The sun helps plants grow by giving them energy. The sun also makes rainbows by shining through water drops in the air.

The sun is very amazing and wonderful. It can make us feel happy, cheerful, curious, or amazed. We can always look at the sun and find something new and interesting to see. But remember, you should never look directly at the sun with your eyes, because it is too bright and can hurt your eyes. You can use special glasses 🕶️ or tools to look at the sun safely.

If you want to learn more about the sun and what it does, you can visit this website:

•  All About the Sun | NASA Space Place – NASA Science for Kids

The sky, sun and clouds. House rooftop with solar panels. Comic book drawing. Colourful

😎 Now talk to me as if I were 10 years old. Who owns the sky?

🤖 Hi, there. Do you want to know who owns the sky? That is a very interesting and tricky question. The sky is the space above the ground where we see the clouds, the sun, the moon, and the stars. The sky is very big and covers the whole Earth. But who has the right to use it or control it?

There are different ways to answer this question, depending on what you mean by the sky. If you mean the air that we breathe, then the sky belongs to everyone and no one. The air is a natural resource that we all need to live, and we all share it with other living things. The air is also part of the environment, which means we have to take care of it and not pollute it.

If you mean the space where planes fly, then the sky belongs to different countries or governments. Each country has its own rules and laws about who can fly in their airspace, which is the part of the sky above their land or sea. For example, if a plane wants to fly from France to Germany, it has to follow the rules of both countries and get permission to enter their airspace [Wikipedia].

If you mean the space where satellites orbit, then the sky belongs to different companies or organizations. A satellite is a machine that goes around the Earth in space and does different things, such as sending signals for TV, phone, or internet, or taking pictures of the Earth or other planets. Many companies or organizations own satellites and launch them into space using rockets. They have to follow some international rules and agreements about how to use space safely and fairly [BBC].

If you mean the space where stars are, then the sky belongs to no one and everyone. The stars are very far away from us, and we can only see them as tiny dots of light at night. The stars are part of the universe, which is everything that exists in space and time. The universe is very big and mysterious, and we don’t know everything about it. No one owns or controls the universe, but we can all enjoy looking at it and learning about it.

The sky is very amazing and wonderful. It can make us feel curious, amazed, or inspired. We can always look at the sky and find something new and interesting to see. But remember, the sky is also very important and valuable for us and for other living things. We have to respect it and protect it from harm.

AI-generated image of the sky. Inspired by M83's song We Own the Sky. From the album Saturdays = Youth. 

Each shade of blue
Is kept in our eyes
Keep blowing and lightning
Because we own the sky

😎 What about the Sun? Who owns the Sun?

🤖 Hi, there. Do you want to know who owns the sun? That is another very interesting and tricky question. The sun is a very big and bright ball in the sky. It is made of very hot gas that glows and makes light. The sun is also a star, just like the tiny dots of light you see at night. But the sun is much closer to us than the other stars, so it looks bigger and brighter.

The sun is very important for us and for all living things on Earth. The sun gives us light so we can see during the day. The sun also gives us heat so we can stay warm and not freeze. The sun helps plants grow by giving them energy. The sun also makes rainbows by shining through water drops in the air.

But who owns the sun? Well, no one really owns the sun, because it is too big, too far away, and too hot for anyone to own. The sun is a natural thing that belongs to everyone and no one. We can all enjoy looking at it and learning about it, but we cannot touch it or control it.

Rupert Murdoch: the Media Mogul who Owns The Sun

🤖 However, there is something else that is called The Sun, but it is not the same as the sun in the sky. The Sun is a newspaper that is printed and sold in the United Kingdom. It is a type of paper that has a lot of pictures, stories, and opinions about different things that happen in the world. Some people like to read it, and some people don’t.

The Sun newspaper is owned by a man named Rupert Murdoch, who is a very rich and powerful person. He has a lot of money and he owns many other newspapers, TV channels, and companies around the world. He also knows many important people, such as politicians, celebrities, and business leaders.

Rupert Murdoch bought The Sun newspaper in 1969, when it was not very popular or successful. He changed it into a different type of paper that had more pictures, stories, and opinions that many people liked to read. He also made it cheaper than other papers, so more people could buy it.

Rupert Murdoch has been in the news a lot lately, because he has been giving evidence to a special inquiry that is looking into how some newspapers behave. Some newspapers have been accused of doing bad things, such as hacking into people’s phones or paying people for information that they should not have.

If you want to learn more about Rupert Murdoch and The Sun newspaper, you can visit these websites:

•  Who is Sun owner Rupert Murdoch and what does he do? – BBC News

•  The Sun (United Kingdom) – Wikipedia

•  Who Owns the Sun? – amazon.com

😎 No way! Will Rupert Murdoch confiscate my mum and dad’s solar panels because he owns The Sun?

This ai-generated picture captures the essence of a Rupert Murdoch doppelgänger, confidently attired in a business suit, tie conspicuously absent, and trademark glasses. His grin reflects contentment, while a star-shaped yellow glimmer on the left discreetly nods to a source of his happiness: The Sun
Image generated with Stable Diffusion SDXL 0.9. This picture captures the essence of a Rupert Murdoch doppelgänger, confidently attired in a business suit, tie conspicuously absent, and trademark glasses. His grin reflects contentment, while a star-shaped yellow glimmer on the left discreetly nods to a source of his happiness: The Sun

🤖 No, don’t worry. Rupert Murdoch will not confiscate your mum and dad’s solar panels because he owns The Sun. He only owns the newspaper, not the sun in the sky. The sun in the sky belongs to everyone and no one, and we can all use its light and heat for good things, such as making electricity with solar panels.

Solar panels are devices that can turn the sun’s light into electricity that we can use to power things in our homes, such as lights, TVs, or computers. Solar panels are good for the environment, because they do not make pollution or waste like other ways of making electricity. Solar panels are also good for saving money, because they do not need to buy fuel or pay bills like other ways of making electricity.

Your mum and dad are very smart and kind for using solar panels to make electricity for your home. They are helping to protect the planet and save resources for the future. You should be proud of them and learn from them.

If you want to learn more about solar panels and how they work, you can visit this website:

•  How Do Solar Panels Work? | Live Science

I hope this reassures you. If you have any other questions, please let me know. ☺️

The Sun. Solar Energy for Adults

😎 Now talk to me like an adult. Do you know how can I install solar panels at my house? Which companies near me can supply me with what I need for that? I live in Spain

🤖 Solar panels are devices that can convert the sun’s light into electricity that you can use to power your appliances, reduce your energy bills, and lower your environmental impact. Installing solar panels at your house in Spain can be a great investment, but it also requires some planning and preparation.

😎 Why do I have to connect to the grid? Can’t I just buy the panels and use the energy only for my own consumption? Who determines if I have to share with the grid the energy I obtain from the Sun? 

🤖 Solar panels are a great way to generate your own electricity from the sun, but they also have some limitations. For example, they only produce electricity when there is sunlight, and they may produce more or less electricity than you need at any given time. That’s why connecting to the grid can be beneficial for you and for the environment.

Connecting to the grid means that you can use the electricity from your solar panels when you need it, and send the excess electricity to the grid when you don’t need it. This way, you can reduce your dependence on fossil fuels and lower your carbon footprint. You can also get paid for the electricity you export to the grid, depending on the compensation scheme you choose.

On the other hand, if you are not connected to the grid, you will have to rely on your own solar system to meet all your electricity needs. This means that you will need a battery or a generator to store the excess electricity or to provide backup power when there is no sunlight. This can be more expensive and less efficient than connecting to the grid.

The decision to connect or not to connect to the grid depends on several factors, such as your location, your consumption patterns, your budget, and your preferences. However, in most cases, connecting to the grid is more convenient and cost-effective than being off-grid.

The rules and regulations for connecting solar panels to the grid in Spain are determined by the government and the grid operator. They are designed to promote renewable energy and self-consumption, while ensuring safety and reliability of the electricity system. You need to follow these rules and regulations if you want to connect your solar system to the grid legally and safely.

But… Who Owns the Sun? The Ultimate Transcendental Question

😎 Thank you. I understand the rationale of connecting or not to the grid for convenience. I do also understand that there are government regulations designed to promote renewable energy and self-consumption, considering not all people in a community own the same roof surface. Thus, regulations regarding solar energy generation inevitably involve a degree of ideological debate and policymaking, so there are no simple answers to all the questions I’ve made so far. However, I’d still want to hear more AI-generated answers to one of the questions I made as a 5 and 10 year old. Now talk to me as an adult. Who owns the Sun? (the star, not the newspaper)

The Sun front page. August 12, 1999. A solar eclipse.
Front page of The Sun newspaper showcasing a striking solar eclipse against a pitch-black backdrop. The cover includes minimal text: “The Sun,” the date, August 12, 1999, and an all-caps subtitle: “THOUGHT: AND THE MOON”. Featured in this article celebrating The Sun’s 50 years

🤖 Do you want to know who owns the sun? That is a very intriguing and complex question. The answer depends on whether you are referring to the sun as a star or as a newspaper.

The simple answer is that no one owns the sun, because it is too large, too distant, and too hot for anyone to own. The sun is a natural object that belongs to the universe, and we can all enjoy its light and heat without having to pay for it or claim it as ours.

However, the question of who owns the sun is not so simple when it comes to the legal and political aspects of using its energy or exploring its features. For example, who has the right to launch satellites or spacecrafts around the sun, or to mine its resources, such as helium-3? Who has the responsibility to protect the sun from damage or interference, such as nuclear explosions or solar shields? Who has the authority to regulate or tax the activities related to the sun, such as solar power generation or space tourism?

These questions are not easy to answer, because there is no clear or universal agreement on who owns or governs outer space, including the sun and other celestial bodies. There are some international treaties and laws that try to address these issues, such as the Outer Space Treaty of 1967 [United Nations], which states that outer space is not subject to national appropriation by claim of sovereignty, by means of use or occupation, or by any other means. However, these treaties and laws are not always followed or enforced by all countries or entities involved in space activities.

Therefore, the question of who owns the sun as a star remains open and controversial, and may become more relevant and urgent as technology advances and human activities in space increase.

Connections 📚 🎬: Contact by Carl Sagan and Solaris by Stanisław Lem

😎 Thank you. You supplied me with very valuable information and links for my blog post about the song titled “We Own the Sky”. In my blog, I like playing games with the meaning of songs so I can connect topics that are not obviously connected. In one word of seven letters, try your luck: would you recommend a science fiction book that touches the topic of the grandness of the sky and cosmos, and the mysteries that lie behind planets and stars far away from our sun? 

🤖 There are many science fiction books that explore the wonders and mysteries of the sky and cosmos, but one that comes to mind is “Contact” by Carl Sagan. Contact is a seven-letter word that fits your request.

Contact is a novel by Carl Sagan, a famous astronomer and science communicator, published in 1985. It tells the story of a team of scientists who receive a radio signal from a distant star system, containing instructions to build a machine that can transport them to another world. The novel deals with themes such as the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, the nature of faith and reason, and the implications of contact with an alien civilization.

Contact is a book that celebrates the beauty and mystery of the sky and cosmos, as well as the curiosity and courage of human explorers. It also raises intriguing questions about the origin and purpose of life in the universe, and the role of science and religion in understanding it.

If you want to learn more about Contact and other science fiction books that touch on similar topics, you can visit these websites:

•  Contact (novel) – Wikipedia

•  29 of the Best Science Fiction Books Everyone Should Read | WIRED UK

•  Best space and astronomy books 2023 | Space

😎 Thank you, that’s a fantastic recommendation. I haven’t read Contact by Carl Sagan yet, but I will add it to my Amazon wishlist right away (Link. Gifts are accepted ☺️). I actually thought of another book dealing with those topics and a title with seven characters… it’s about a distant planet that humans try to understand as it seems to be a single entity with its own kind of intelligence unintelligible to humans. Do you know which book I’m talking about?

🤖 There are many science fiction books that explore the idea of alien planets and intelligences, but one that comes to mind is “Solaris” by Stanislaw Lem. Solaris is a seven-letter word that fits your request.

Solaris is a novel by Stanislaw Lem, a Polish writer and philosopher, published in 1961. It tells the story of a team of scientists who visit a planet called Solaris, which is covered by a vast and mysterious ocean that seems to have a mind of its own. The ocean can create physical manifestations of the scientists’ memories, dreams, and subconscious fears, but it does not communicate with them in any meaningful way. The novel deals with themes such as the limits of human knowledge, the nature of consciousness, and the ethics of contact with other forms of life.

Solaris is a book that challenges the conventional notions of what constitutes an alien intelligence, and what it means to understand or communicate with it. It also raises philosophical questions about the human condition, such as loneliness, love, guilt, and identity.

If you want to learn more about Solaris and other science fiction books that touch on similar topics, you can visit these websites:

•  Solaris (novel) – Wikipedia

•  The 50 Best Sci-Fi Books of All Time – Esquire

•  The 50 best science fiction and fantasy books of the past decade – NPR

📖 🎬 Today’s connection: Solaris. Novel by Stanisław Lem. Also critically acclaimed film by Andrey Tarkovsky. Fully available on YouTube:

Solaris. 1972 film, directed by Andrey Tarkovsky

More AI chatbot conversations and media moguls on Who Owns The Sun, Part 2.

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