Technostalgia

Divert Your Course

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There’s an old joke about a US Navy ship trying to order a lighthouse to divert course. The purpose of the joke is to remind you that no matter how big you are there’s usually something bigger. That something bigger for those responsible for the safe travel of a ship is called “land”, and the lighthouse used to be how they know where land is.

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Military-Grade Awesome

Abandoned Awesome

In 1984, the US Navy, DARPA and Lockheed teamed up to see if they could apply the lessons of stealth aircraft to surface ships. The result was an eerie black hull seemingly riding on razor’s edge.

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