Yes, I am feeling snarky today, why do you ask?
The family is back home, just the 3 of us again. I love the cousins, but it’s nice to have the house to ourselves again.
Overall, I support using drones and robots for aircraft inspections, as long as the software that is evaluating the sensor feed is more capable than a person at spotting an issue. I’ve done these kinds of inspections, on hovercraft and airliners, and it can be mind numbing.
On a personal note, we spent the weekend in Flagstaff, and Bug got to see Mars through a 16″ telescope, and he got to see the Orion Nebula through the Clark Telescope, which showed him 8 baby stars and the glowing green gas of the nebula. Totally worth staying up late and standing in line in the cold.
Oscar Gordon’s Tech Tuesday, Ordinary Times’ weekly look at science, technology, and links to all thing innovative.
Oscar Gordon’s Tech Tuesday, Ordinary Times’ weekly look at science, technology, and all thing innovative, plus remembering Paul Allen.
Our friend Oscar is vacationing, but checked in to deliver his Tech Tuesday links, as well as pics from having witnessed the Space X launch.
Oscar Gordon’s Tech Tuesday covering Ammonia as fuel, making the Star Trek Tricoder, turning CO2 solid with a battery, Japanese innovation in space and baby elevators, cheap metal decontaminating water, simulated avalanches, and more