June 30, 2015
June 29, 2015
At a time like this, all you can do is laugh.
June 18, 2015
Jim Bates has his blog going again. Here is a nice book review and as a bonus it is a subtle dig at me to let me know he is way ahead of me in the number of books read this year.
June 17, 2015
Many times photos will inspire me to say to myself, “I’d like to build that”.
Courtesy of famed
Canadian, Ohio, Washington lawyer Jim Bates we have this.
And, if you are inspired to build a model in 72nd scale (GOTS), then here is a conversion kit.
Driving will be way different over the next 20 years. This is a neat idea, but it may just be a stop-gap until all cars are driver-less and are all aware of where each other are. (At which point Skynet becomes self-aware.)
June 10, 2015
A smart analysis of why Scandinavian countries can have a prosperous economy and a large cradle to grave welfare state. (Spoiler alert: Its because other, bigger countries don’t)
June 8, 2015
Here is a great article on some of the reasons why. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)
June 5, 2015
I previously noted that the Russians had announced they were only going to build 12 T-50s, down from a planned 52.
June 4, 2015
Turns out the FBI has its own air force. Police have used helicopters and planes to track suspects for years. Nothing new in that. However, if they are routinely circling over cities and using sensors to sweep up cell phone data and track large numbers of citizens, then this is a worrying development.