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Book review: The Mathematical Mechanic

I am not a physicist. My high school physics class was taught by a man who was probably brilliant. I say “probably” because he was so bad at explaining things that it was impossible to tell. His lectures went like … Continue reading

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New bookshelf entry: The Annotated Turing

For my birthday I got, among other things, a copy of The Annotated Turing: A Guided Tour Through Alan Turing’s Historic Paper on Computability and the Turing Machine, by Charles Petzold. I haven’t finished reading it yet, but so far, … Continue reading

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