Month: June 2012

Richard Feynman – The Key to Science

Radiolab – Crossroads

In this short, we go looking for the devil, and find ourselves tangled in a web of details surrounding one of the most haunting figures in music–a legendary guitarist whose shadowy life spawned a legend so powerful, it’s still being repeated…even by fans who don’t believe a word of it.

The Newsroom

HBO – The Newsroom

The Science Museum’s Alan Turing exhibition

A beautiful mind
Jun 21st 2012, 22:11 by T.C. | LONDON
Babbage ~ The Economist

LIKE artists, many scientists do not achieve the fame they deserve until after they are dead. Alan Turing, the British mathematician best-known for his codebreaking exploits at Bletchley Park during the second world war, and for fathering the information age, is a perfect example. The secret nature of his wartime work and the rarefied abstractness of his best-known papers – as well as his 1952 conviction for homosexual sex, which was illegal at the time – conspired to keep him relatively little-known for decades after his suicide in 1954.
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Unfixable Computers Are Leading Humanity Down a Perilous Path

By Kyle

I’ve been writing about Apple and the value of repair for the better part of the last decade. Repair is our mission at iFixit — and it always has been. Even so, I didn’t expect the scale of the public response when I argued last week that consumers should choose the hackable, fixable non-Retina MacBook Pro over its sleeker-and-shinier-but-locked-down sibling.
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