Sunday, March 21, 2010

For any given issue in naval affairs...

...there will always be one guy in the audience who thinks the solution is to re-activate the Iowas.

It doesn't matter if the problem is a shoot-out with Russia, forcible amphibious entry or littoral warfare.

Yes, hunting speed boats with a 45 000 ton battleship sounds totally plausible. Because apparently there is no problem with operating in the littorals with a 30 ft (!) draft.

18" guns are all the mission modules you'll ever need.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010


J: "I just discovered that solving non-linear modulus equations is NP-complete"
P: "At any other hour, I might be interested"
K: "Why is this surprising? Everything in life always turns out to be NP-complete. Like grocery shopping."
J: "Yeah, path finding!"
P: "I was thinking knapsack problem."
T: "This is why grocery shopping with you guys always takes forever."

Saturday, March 13, 2010


The Sandpit from Sam O'Hare on Vimeo.

I've seen tilt-shift photos before, never an entire video.

Friday, March 05, 2010


On March 12, 2008 I posted a goal for getting good at art before I'm 20.

I'm fucked.