Friday, August 3, 2012

Before Linux Too

Mikey advises:
Those 16" guns could fire a shell that weighed over a ton more than twenty miles using 700 pounds of gunpowder and hit a moving ship. All before we had Microsoft Windows ...
What is put into the gun & blown up & out.
As we understand it, computing was advanced by WWII developments in accurately lobbing these things 20 miles.

4 comments:

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

How far could it launch the kid in the plaid shorts?

Weird Dave said...

How far could it launch the kid in the plaid shorts?

All the way to Kingdom Come.

M. Bouffant said...

Close Call Editor:
Crikey, good thing we didn't run the shots of our insignificant other w/ her paws all over the big barrel.

Weird Dave said...

Hey, it's bigger than mine.

Popularity. Like Junior High. This is mostly because I'm curious. You should all be ashamed.