No, not at all, that's what the junkyard is for
speaking of which, I'll add to it once I flesh out some more tech icons like these.Collective Thought NetworkFusion Plants - I don't know about this one.
edit:Enclave of the VoidControlled Gravity Wells - updated: hit your refresh button if it still looks the same
Alternatively, that first icon would make a compelling distributed computing icon. It's a win-win scenario
I had some marbles I was playing around with that I wanted to use for distributed computing or collective thought, but they are in the junkyard right now until somebody can figure out how to make a coherent image out of them. I don't know if anyone ever heard of the phrase "lost your marbles"...Marbles
...it's interesting that one might consider a brain to be similar to a marble, but there you have it.
the icon for the resource produced by trade meters should suggest social control, political power or influence
That sounds suspiciously like taxes. Let's check with the magic 8 ball again, just to make sure.
The Magical-8-Ball wrote:
regardless of whether it's measured in dollars, leaves, credits or no specific unit
Yep, that sounds like taxes alright.