Tim Knowles

The algorithms are either stupid or ignorant or both. Even here on Medium. Medium recommends to me stories I have already read. Other sites offer me products I already purchased. I mean things I only need one of. They repeatedly offer me stories, click bait, that I have ignored a…

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The lines on the map mean less than most people think. I have been following some back-and-forth criticism and support for the state of Maine. Most of the authors talk about Portland and south coastal Maine. That is really just Boston, extended. I have lived there and have lived in…

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It seems everything is getting more fragile. Like a house of cards. Very little is robust, stout, built to last. Just in time manufacturing. Interconnected supply chains. We design things with less than 10% margin against structural failure.

The elegance of fragile designs is attractive, but I don’t like living…

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Is not clear what kind of leadership you are talking about.

"These three indicators of voting equity, policing equity, and gender equity form three-pointed strategies to return the United States of America to its historical position of leadership."

Certainly neither of the other two world powers demonstrate those equities. They…

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Tim Knowles

Tim Knowles

Worked in our nations space programs for more than 35 years