[LMB] OT: Tech marches on

WalterStuartBushell proto at panix.com
Wed Dec 29 11:04:19 GMT 2021

> On Dec 13, 2021, at 1:23 AM, A. Marina Fournier via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
> On Dec 12, 2021, at 8:18 PM, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I also had a chance to tour a nuclear submarine and was surprised to see
>> tubes glowing behind some of the consoles.
> Tubes? My jaw hit the floor, and the mind, she is boggling.
> A. Marina Fournier
> -- 
> Lois-Bujold mailing list message sent to proto at panix.com
> Lois-Bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
> http://lists.herald.co.uk/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/lois-bujold

IIUC tubes are still used for high power applications. It’s hard to dissipate thousands of
watts in silicon.

In retrospect Sandy Hook marked the end of the US gun control debate. 
Once America decided killing children was bearable, it was over."
--tweet by British columnist, Dan Hodges, June 15, 2015”

More information about the Lois-Bujold mailing list