Jack Williams has advanced degrees in Electrical Engineering and Economics. He has published over 20 peer-review papers in technical journals and elsewhere. These were on statistical detection and information theory and conceptualized mostly military machines in radar, sonar, intelligence and communications. Several countries deploy these. He flew as an aircrew member in the U.S. military for four years and made worldwide deployments. He supported and lived with the Chinese Air Force in Taiwan for three years. He served on NATO’s Armament Committee in a multinational NATO frigate design for two years. He has also traveled widely in support of U.S. and other militaries and on commercial business. He was a designer on both Low-Flyer and High-Flyer intelligence aircraft and on missiles and satellites.
He co-authored the book, Diaspora to the Sun — Through Revolution, War and Cold War listed on Amazon and elsewhere. It is a true epic journey.
The book is about a military family during WWII through the Cold War. Their background and history touches the highlights of WWII, then winnows its history down to that of the Cold War and an over-flight. One recognizes and develops a metaphor with the Rime of the Ancient Mariner, a lyrical ballad or poem that captures both the exaltation and the misery of their lives.
This story recounts monumental government, military and civilian gaffes spanning from World War II to the present, concentrating specifically on events in or near Johnston County, in eastern N.C. Trying times and stressful situations cause generally rational people to make ludicrous mistakes. The daffy episodes herein will make you shake your head and wonder how we’ve survived.
Greed, drugs, addiction and mega wealth draw John and Rachael into a seedy underworld. Their money laundering scheme backfires. Redemption in the form of murder finds them both on a dark night in Central Park.
Ayse was born in Tokyo before WWII. She married an American engineer and military designer that extended her family’s involvement in the Soviet debacle for its entire life. This story develops this family’s experiences through these momentous and violent upheavals. These further the dimensions of Communism where it is shown as evil, both in ideological theory and implementation.
American capitalism changed fundamentally after 1980. Aggressive deregulation, privatization, entitlements, greed and creative financing have since generated a chaotic market and drove America into astonishing debt. Simultaneously, the world has innovated and invented itself into an Information Revolution, analogous to the earlier Industrial Revolution.