Eric Barker wrote a good article about resilience, very needed at this difficult for all time. The summary from the article: This is how to be resilient: Positive self-talk: When you talk to you make sure you are nice to you. Physical fitness: Stress your body a little bit every day and it will handle […]

This is a lecture 7 of the Systems Engineering curriculum from MIT and edX, Engineering the Space Shuttle. Links to the lectures: Origins of the Space Shuttle or The Making of a new Program Development of the Space Shuttle Bureaucratic Space War Political History of the Space Shuttle Space Shuttle Orbiter Subsystems Orbiter Structures & […]

This is a lecture 6 of the Systems Engineering curriculum from MIT and edX, Engineering the Space Shuttle. Links to the lectures: Origins of the Space Shuttle or The Making of a new Program Development of the Space Shuttle Bureaucratic Space War Political History of the Space Shuttle Space Shuttle Orbiter Subsystems Orbiter Structures & […]

This talk by Christopher Monroe gives a good overview of the state of the art in the Quantum Computing field. Below there are two paragraphs describing prospects for breaking encryption and the overview of current research. We can do parallel computing. With three qubits there are eight states and they have eight weightings here and […]

Inspirational documentary about Kelly Johnson. Remarkably, it ends with a music by Russian composer Tchaikovsky commemorating the victory of Russian people over French aggression against Russia in 1812. I say remarkably because technologies created by Johnson were first of all against Russia. Several quotes from the film: Johnson was willing to accept mistakes as long […]

This is a lecture 5 of the Systems Engineering curriculum from MIT and edX, Engineering the Space Shuttle. Links to the lectures: Origins of the Space Shuttle or The Making of a new Program Development of the Space Shuttle Bureaucratic Space War Political History of the Space Shuttle Space Shuttle Orbiter Subsystems Orbiter Structures & […]

This is such a remarkable story and the history of people that I wanted to preserve it for posterity. It is once in a blue moon that someone has a chance to create a masterpiece of art and technology combining them together and this is the story about it. There are few stories like this […]

This is a lecture 4 of the Systems Engineering curriculum from MIT and edX, Engineering the Space Shuttle. Links to the lectures: Origins of the Space Shuttle or The Making of a new Program Development of the Space Shuttle Bureaucratic Space War Political History of the Space Shuttle Space Shuttle Orbiter Subsystems Orbiter Structures & […]

Purdue University created a new research initiative called the Center for Brain-inspired Computing Enabling Autonomous Intelligence, or C-BRIC with the mission to deliver key advances in cognitive computing, with the goal of enabling a new generation of autonomous intelligent systems such as self-flying drones and interactive personal robots. The center intends to develop the next […]

This is a lecture 3 of the Systems Engineering curriculum from MIT and edX, Engineering the Space Shuttle. Links to the lectures: Origins of the Space Shuttle or The Making of a new Program Development of the Space Shuttle Bureaucratic Space War Political History of the Space Shuttle Space Shuttle Orbiter Subsystems Orbiter Structures & […]