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Fragmentary Knowledge | The New Yorker
John Seabrook on the Antikythera Mechanism, fragments of an ancient mechanical device, discovered in the Aegean Sea, that have long been one of the great mysteries of science.
history  ancient  computer  calendars  greece  feynman  shipwrecks  technology  archaelogy  astronomie 
9 days ago by xer0x
All Goals in Life Are Problematic — Except One – Personal Growth – Medium
The late physicist Richard Feynman famously won a Nobel Prize for his work on quantum electrodynamics. But here’s something most people don’t know about him: He was also a world-class safecracker. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  attention  feynman  goals  interestingness  philosophy 
4 weeks ago by ChristopherA
Ranum's Rants - The Anatomy of Security Disasters - Blog | Tenable™
"Ultimately, risk management is a numbers game; you multiply a wild-ass guess by a fudge factor. Worse, the potential cost of failure is estimated in as a factor, too. So you're trying to balance an unjustified estimate of cost of failure against a wild-ass guess multiplied by a fudge factor."
ranum  feynman  cissp  cism  risk  management 
12 weeks ago by gatestone

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