David Knights' Weblog

March 16, 2011

Iowahawk: Pure Genius

Filed under: General — dknights @ 7:05 pm
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The 21st century Will Rogers does it again. Read and be awed.

March 15, 2011

Your moment of laughter

Filed under: General — dknights @ 11:38 pm
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There isn’t much I can say but……enjoy.

March 12, 2011


Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 7:54 am
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This is why you want less government, not more.

James Lileks explains.

March 11, 2011

Electronic publishing

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 7:56 am
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Here is an interesting story regarding someone who is using the new ebook publishing format to get their writing out to a mass audience, and make a lot of money.  I do think this is the wave of the future.

March 10, 2011


Filed under: General — dknights @ 11:05 am

The last week has been busy and I’ve not been able to post daily, as is my goal.  Normal posting will resume today and hopefully, going forward there will be at least one new post every day.

March 4, 2011

Whizz bang

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 7:55 am
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This is interesting technology, but it certainly raises privacy concerns if it gets into the hands of law enforcement.

And I am not sure I want a blimp with cameras hovering over every town in America.  Read here.

March 3, 2011

The government abusing the legal system

Filed under: Legal — dknights @ 7:41 am
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This is a terrible injustice.  U.S. Attorneys and the courts should not be trying to silence people who simply disagree with the current system, no matter how irritating they are.  The Supreme Court should have taken up the appeal.

March 2, 2011

Hall of Shame #3

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 8:06 pm


I want to do figures. I think they are cool. Sadly, though I have tried several times, the only thing I have ever finished was a 200mm bust.  I’ve been working on this figure, a 54mm Revolutionary war figure for a couple of years. I need to get back to it.

P.S.  I posted this post from my EVO phone using the WordPress app.  Worked like a charm.  I wouldn’t want to type every post that way, but it is a nice feature to have.

Jim Bates travels

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 7:25 am
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Ohio attorney and master modeler Jim Bates recently returned from a trip out to the west coast.  He brings us reports from the Northwest Scale Modelers Show.  See his blog posts here.

March 1, 2011

More Valom BT-1 madness

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 5:20 pm
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Scott “Skippy” King continues to make progress on his Valom BT-1.  For Skippy, he is building at a blazing pace.

Here is a shot of his most recent progress.  Looking good, Skip.

Valom BT-1

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