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I have a whole pile of science-y book reviews on two of my older blogs, here and here. Both of those blogs have now been largely superseded by or merged into this one. So I'm going to be slowly moving the relevant reviews over here. I'll mostly be doing the posts one or two per weekend and I'll…
Twenty years ago this month, something happened at CERN that would change the world forever: Tim Berners-Lee handed a document to his supervisor Mike Sendall entitled "Information Management : a Proposal". "Vague, but exciting" is how Mike described it, and he gave Tim the nod to take his proposal…
February 26th 1638 - Death of Claude Gaspard Bachet de Méziriac, French mathematician 1786 - Birth of François Arago, French mathematician 1799 - Birth of Émile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist 1814 - Birth of Charles Joseph Sainte-Claire Deville, French geologist 1935 - Robert Watson-…
Two weeks to go before the semester begins here at ASU and I still have syllabi to put together for my two classes (more on them closer to the start) along with three book reviews to finish. It has been a lazy Summer for a change, but that means there is much to do during the last few weeks before…