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Quote by Robert A. Heinlein on impossibility

A quote by Robert A. Heinlein on impossibility is the topic of this blog post.

“Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done.” Robert A. Heinlein… 164 more words

Useful Quotations

The Foundation of Knowledge Based Development


What the Wrights Really invented

Not flight – birds figured that out (see future post on 3P).  Two `uneducated’ brothers operating a bicycle business, with limited resources, at about $1000 over 5 years, achieved powered flight on the 3rd attempt.  1,115 more words

Knowledge Based Development

Between the Lines Book Club: The Wright Brothers

This month the Between the Lines Book Club is reading The Wright Brothers, by David McCullough. You can leave comments about the book here, or better yet meet up in person at… 159 more words

Between The Lines Book Club

Essay: Accomplishing the Impossible

Martin Luther King Jr. used four simple words to convey an idea that brought together generations, history, races, cultures, and more: “I have a dream…” (Martin Luther King 17). 1,439 more words

My Writings

Airline Stocks Grounded At Mid-Year

The year has not been kind to airline stocks so far. Their performance relative to the broader indices is, quite simply, atrocious. Indeed, the industry’s malaise reminds one of the Warren Buffet witticism that prescient investors would have shot Orville and Wilbur down back in 1903.   85 more words

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The Wright Brothers, by David McCullough

This is a straight-forward, engaging biography of Orville and Wilbur Wright.  Almost everyone knows they achieved the first powered, manned flight at Kitty Hawk in 1903, but there’s a lot more to the story than that.   445 more words

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