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the shortest distance – observations

Airborne navigation, especially dead reckoning, continues to be a rich source of observations that apply to life and it’s journey.  Dead reckoning is the kind of navigation that begins with a known location, and then proceeds in a known direction at a given rate for a specified time. An alternate way of looking at this […]

Writing

Curriculum Vitae is Latin for “course of (one’s) life.”  During the course of my life, I’ve taken the time to write. This page lists some of those times. Book Review: The Propeller under the Bed – General Aviation News Communicating Uncertainty in #Wargaming Outcomes – The Strategy Bridge Reviewing Tribe by S. Junger – The […]

what comes after taking a walk? observations

Taking a Walk presented the example of driving to work on mental autopilot. The quote below examines a more technical idea implicit in the illustration. “To put this as (over)simply as possible, learning material in fluent conditions—easy-to-read fonts, clear causal connections—is like driving to the grocery store on cognitive automatic pilot. You get from Point A to […]