This morning I wake up by my alarm clock, powered by electricity generated by a private company at 1/3 the cost of utilities due to innovations in smart grid technology and generation due to a venture capital market unencumbered by poor government investments. This prevents stifling potential breakthrough technology though poor use of subsidies (Ethanol) and high regulatory compliance costs. I then take a shower in filtered mineral water created by private producers, also unencumbered by government. The water is nice and hot as well, due to incredibly affordable solar technology. I enjoy some luxuries like this because my disposable income is two times higher due to a very low 5% flat tax. in place compared to the ~30% federal, 8% state and 8% (close to 50% total) taxes I would have paid in the old system. After that, I turn on the Virtual Net to one of the unregulated forums, like EDF2000, while the ticker at the bottom informs what the weather is going to be like, using one of the most popular forecasting models designed by an assortment of software developers on an open source platform. These developers use satellites designed, built, and launched by private space companies, who licenses out the satellite data to developers who constantly make new and interesting applications.