Here’s a link to a very interesting article in the IEEE Spectrum on asymmetric warfare, explaining how our military focus on technology was crucial for success in the Cold War and Gulf War I but may have led to the wrong conclusions in fighting low-tech asymmetric opponents in Vietnam and Iraq. At the end the… Read More Asymmetric warfare
Well, I just got back from dropping my thesis copies off at the University binder’s. After passing my defense last Friday, most of this week has been spent finishing the details required to get it published.
I just noticed that it’s apparently been almost a week since I’ve posted here. My apologies if you’ve been trying to keep up with what I post here. Suffice it to say it’s been a busy week, and in addition I just haven’t run across a whole lot I’ve been dying to post. Here’s a… Read More A bit slow lately . . .
It looks like it may not be too long before self-driving cars are technically feasible. It’s probably too much to wish for to actually see something like this in production for quite a while though. For one thing, I suspect the public would have to get more accustomed to high levels of automation performing less… Read More Digital chauffeur?