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Watermelons were the focus of this month’s examination of analytical tools of mathematics and statistics (ATOMs) — to the right is a graphic illustrating an ATOM which also happens to be the logo for mc2. The point is, little things can make a big difference. Assumptions are litte things, and understanding our assumptions makes a big difference–like knowing where we start from, because it determines a lot about where we end up or whether we get lost.
As always, each week, you’ll continue to find a flight test video on Tuesday, Airplanes by Design on Wednesday, and Flight Test References on Thursday. (Though this past month there was a technical hiccup — I forgot to “publish” two drafts in the middle week — and I apologize sincerely!)
The first Sunday is confessions of a freelance test pilot.
Outliers — Who to Follow introduces leaders of significance (on one Saturday each month), but this month was a review of a very old manifesto by Seth Godin that went along with the watermelon theme mentioned above.