John Wilkins: “Correlation doesn’t imply causation, but it does waggle its eyebrows suggestively and gesture furtively while mouthing ‘look over there’.”
Well, poetry lovers, here it is. The iTunes screen shot scrolls horizontally, but it gives you a nice sense of the look and feel. If you wonder whether iPhone Apps can mean more than games, check it out. We’re not asking much ($3.99) mainly because good actors don’t work for peanuts, but I’m hoping we… Continue reading myStanza Goes Live
He was only 73, but was the most familiar face to me on the local nightly news in Boston. More here.
Thony Christie has a nice post on the 17th century genius: Pascal’s religious fervour deprived the world of his mathematical abilities but not of his astounding intellect. The main centre of Jansenism was the Port-Royal Cloister in Paris and it was from here that the Port-Royal Logic was issued, an important textbook in the history… Continue reading The Tragedy of Pascal