Tech Tuesday for 10/30, In Which Clyde Tombaugh Boldly Goes

Clyde Tombaugh

Blink comparator at Lowell Observatory used by Clyde Tombaugh in the discovery of Pluto.

Oscar Gordon’s Tech Tuesday for 10/30
In Which Clyde Tombaugh Boldly Goes

[TT1] The most distant set of human remains is currently out past Pluto and getting ever more distant.

[TT2] Oh graphene, you amaze in ways big, and small.

[TT3] A new spin, or is it a twist?, on optical data transmission.

[TT4] I, for one, welcome our new Corvid overlords.

[TT5] Tavern out front, brick factory in the back.

[TT6] Well this isn’t going to help stop the Drug War.

[TT7] Surviving the slings and arrows of social media, Scientists Edition.

[TT8] Smart hydrophobic coatings. Basically an artificial semi-permeable membrane.

[TT9] I want to see this adapted to spot false confessions.

[TT10] Oh yeah, you just know some Marine is going to use this to freak people out by making the air next to them ‘talk’.

[TT11] Just because it’s cheap, doesn’t mean it’s easy, or enough.

[TT12] If the Corvids don’t get us, I’m pretty sure the Cephalopods will.


A Navy Turbine Tech who learned to spin wrenches on old cars, Oscar has since been trained as an Engineer & Software Developer & now writes tools for other engineers. When not in his shop or at work, he can be found spending time with his family, gardening, hiking, kayaking, gaming, or whatever strikes his fancy & fits in the budget. ...more →

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