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Magical Mystery Tour – Stephen Wolfram’s “A New Kind of Science”

During my 2 years as a grad student at MIT, we (my family and I) lived in a rural part of the Town of Lexington, several miles west of Cambridge. My then wife had a job in Waltham, to the … Continue reading

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Hiding Reality

There’s a conspiracy out there. No, it isn’t based on the da Vinci Code. It isn’t the Neocons. It isn’t the Trilateral Commission. It’s the cosmological mathematicians! And their agent provocateur is Brian Greene! Here he is, at his best. … Continue reading

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Recommended reading (and some maybe not so recommended)

In the last week or so, I’ve stumbled on to one book that I commend to all. It’s “The Swerve” by Stephen Greenblatt, whose recent book about Shakespeare’s life and his place in the world is also a marvel. The … Continue reading

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