Electric Hybrid Jets — A Puddle in the Future

X projects have helped us build some of the most successful technologies ever.  It was an X project that got Lindburg to fly across the Atlantic and it has helped spur our first commercial space program.  But now the X moniker is being lent to a new, hybrid Air Force Jet Fighter, dubbed the “F-X”. The Air Force’s cheif scientist, Mark Maybury, has been at the drawing board and he’s sketched out a future in...

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Army’s “Nett Warrior” Program Put on Hold

We’ve talked about “Nett Warrior” on the show before.  The army’s project to equip soldiers with a fully integrated navigation and communications system may be completely changing direction, or even cancelled. Instead of having an additional 8 pounds worth of equipment to carry with them in the field, why not just carry a smart-phone or tablet computer? Turns out that almost any of the new Android or iOS based...

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New England All Service Academy Holly Ball

Attention New England Service Academy Graduates/Midshipmen/Cadets. If you are a Tech Talk With Craig Peterson show listener, you know that I’m big on volunteering. My wife and I have been co-presidents of the Northern New England Parents’ Association of the United States Merchant Marine Academy. That means we were elected as co-chairs of the Holly Ball… This year is the 30th anniversary of the New England Holly Ball....

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