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In Hungary, winters can be long (so I’m assuming). Before television, intelligent Hungarians tried many different pastimes to make it through those dark days. One of these, János Bolyai, resorted to non-Euclidean geometry. Bolyai wasn’t warning his son off gambling, or poetry, or a poorly chosen love affair. He was trying to keep him away from … Continue reading Duel at Dawn: math can do that to you
Today (June 23, 2010) would have been Alan Turing’s 98th birthday—if he had not died in 1954, at the age of 41. via Wolfram|Alpha Blog : Happy Birthday, Alan Turing.