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"Ship requests Autonomy Level 1..."

April 24, 2024 - 05:31 -- Admin

For some reason, that line from Weapons of Choice has stayed with me all these years later. We didn’t get there of course, but I guess we’re on the way.

From Austal’s website yesterday.

In a noteworthy development within the Australian maritime sector, the collaborative Patrol Boat Autonomy Trial (PBAT) project has successfully completed Sea Acceptance Trials (including Endurance Trials) of the remote and autonomously operated vessel, Sentinel.

Who's up for a Fallout chat?

April 23, 2024 - 16:07 -- Admin

I finished watching the first season last night, and, oh my word, it was good. There seemed to be a few peeps following it so I thought we might like to get together for a drink and chat in the near future. I don’t have a date in mind yet, and I’m going under the knife this Friday for a little melanomapalooza, so this weekend is out. But let me know what you think.


April 23, 2024 - 10:44 -- Admin

I’m afraid I have reached the woodworking stage of old manhood. It was this thing that did it, or rather the hundred bucks Amazon was asking for it.

Watching Fallout.

April 16, 2024 - 06:43 -- Admin

I’m about halfway through the game to TV adaptation on Amazon Prime and I’m kind of awe-struck. Adaptations are a tough gig at the best of times, and almost every game to movie/TV migration has gone horribly wrong.

But Fallout is the exception that proves the rule. I was sort of looking forward to it, after seeing the trailer.