Author: Arthur Petersen

Why I haven’t posted anything about COVID-19

“Perspective is the ability to see all relevant information in a meaningful relationship.” The problem with all the media reports and articles and talking about COVID-19 is that I feel I lack much foundational knowledge necessary to contextualize the many charts, facts, figures and information that has flooded the world in the past few months.

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No, Elon, the Fighter Jet Era has NOT Passed

Musk conflates the trend of the growing importance of UAVs to mean that they will soon replace manned aircraft. The real trend over the past two decades is of drones augmenting the capabilities of our other air (and ground) weapon systems, not displacing them.

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The Candles – Part 2

Part Two: Spark of Life Nine months later, a beautiful baby girl increased their family by one. They named her Cloethel, in honor of Thrala’s favorite handmaiden whom she regretted bitterly to have forgotten in the tumultuous...

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The Candles – Part 1

Part One: Flame of Love Thrala hid silver coins in her gloves so that should one fall out she would pretend to spy it on the ground and tell her handmaiden to fetch it for her. She did not content herself with appearing rich....

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