David Knights' Weblog

April 6, 2021

Hmmmm

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 2:47 pm
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Someone smacked the Iranians.  Was it the Israelis, the Saudis or both?

March 18, 2021

Save The Sullivans

Filed under: General — dknights @ 4:40 pm
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The USS The Sullivans needs help.  Dig into your pocket a bit if you can.

March 13, 2021

Stealing a space telescope

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 10:21 pm
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A great article on an interesting problem. (h/t Jeff “Inch High” Groves)

February 17, 2021

German Commerce Raiders

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 4:17 pm
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I have always been fascinated by this subject.  This is a great video. (P.S. Check out this persons other videos.)

January 12, 2021

Paper tiger

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 9:56 am
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You have to have a heart of stone not to laugh at this story. Modern Russia is the very definition of a Kleptocracy. 

December 17, 2020

This post is for Jeff Groves

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 11:56 am
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Story here.

December 4, 2020

Why have I never heard this story before?

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 3:51 pm
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October 21, 2020

Return of the Battleship?

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 7:07 pm
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Color me skeptical, but maybe.  Story here.

October 19, 2020

Go Navy!

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 2:36 pm
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I spend time on here criticizing the USN for its poor procurement choices and other things.  However, there is no doubt they are a fine fighting force capable of doing amazing things.  Story here.

August 25, 2020

Naval developments outside the box

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 2:55 pm
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Both the US and China are looking for unconventional ways of expanding their naval power. I suspect that we will see more of this type of out of the box thinking from both sides as tensions increase.

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