Thursday, September 21, 2017
Elon Musk should worry about Kim Jong Un
The conventional wisdom is that, if North Korea detonates a nuclear missile near any US or allied territory, be it Guam or Seattle or Tokyo ...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Vegetarians use... similar water
The Los Angeles Times has the best tool that I've yet seen for understanding the amount of water used in agriculture. It lets you put t...
Friday, October 31, 2014
STS-93: Yikes! We don't need any more of these.
I just found Wayne Hale's blog . Be careful reading this thing, I just lost nearly an entire night of sleep. The latest update, which ...
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Quick trip to the Sierras
On Friday I took a quick trip to the Sierras to grab some Ponderosa pine forest images with a drone. Initially, the logging road was just ...
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Early Days on Street View
Down until I'm done talking to Google about this post.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Happy Birthday to me
It's 5:13pm, and I'm sitting in the shade in my back yard, tweaking some really neat flexure mounts, while keeping an eye on two ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Window 8.1 is unusable on a desktop
For the last two years I've been doing a lot of SolidWorks Simulation on my Lenovo W520 laptop. This thing has been great. But I'v...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Sensors, Survey and Surveillance from Space
The SkyBox satellites are the first to use area array rather than pushbroom sensors for survey work, but they certainly aren't the first...
Thursday, December 12, 2013
The SkyBox camera
Christmas (and Christmas shopping) is upon us, and I have a big review coming up, but I just can't help myself... SkySat-1, from a l...
Thursday, October 31, 2013
This is a huge post, about a subject that may not be terribly interesting. I suspect most of you will want to skim all but the first sectio...
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