Cooking Up Plutonium-238
September 5, 2022
pSOS+ at Westinghouse Somewhere between 1995 and 2000, I was sent to teach a pSOS+ class to Westinghouse engineers in Savannah, Georgia.
December 23, 2014
Professional History 1968-1972, American Express, Programmer - This is stint #1 of 2 with American Express.
Ten Work Days To Go
December 15, 2014
For the past several months we’ve been amazingly busy getting everything ready.
Engineering 101
August 6, 2014
Well, this process is what Bullseye shooters do to develop a successful shot plan: We write the steps down, follow those steps and, when something doesn’t work, we figure out how to change that shot plan so we do it right.
Chapter End
July 31, 2014
It was surprising to recently get a rental car with the license, “653 YRS” because, while I haven’t been teaching for that long, the last decade has definitely been the “ARINC 653” years.
March 13, 2014
For a short, four-year period in the 1960s, the man sitting to my right was a High School teacher.
Global Hawk
October 6, 2013
The UAV flies at up to 60,000 feet and can “loiter” over an interesting location for 23 hours beaming live surveillance information to observers via satellite - the bulbous nose houses the steerable dish antenna that remains locked on the satellite to be used, some of which are in polar orbits and, therefore, in constant “motion " relative to Earth-side locations.
My Small Part
September 11, 2013
Today I am, hopefully, boosting the knowledge and abilities of engineers at Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman.


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