The Future of Everything

November 26, 2012

Truth or Beauty – the page 99 test

Filed under: Uncategorized — David @ 9:09 pm

“Open the book to page ninety-nine and read, and the quality of the whole will be revealed to you.” –Ford Madox Ford

See the test applied to Truth or Beauty at The Page 99 Test.

 

November 25, 2012

F*ckonomics

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — David @ 12:51 am

Inaugural issue of Strike magazine (a descendant of the notorious anarchist mag International Times) is on the theme F*cked and has contributions from:

Ralph Steadman – Peter Kennard – Laura Oldfield Ford – David Orrell – Nina Power – Mark Fisher – Lindsey German – Squash – Climate Rush – Dead Philosophers in Heaven.

Read the issue online here.

 

November 14, 2012

Truth or beauty?

Filed under: Physics — David @ 4:41 pm

Most people would not associate the dry pursuit of objective scientific knowledge with a powerful sense of aesthetics. But in many areas of science there has always been a strong belief in the correspondence between truth and beauty – to the point where today some theories almost seem to be competing in a beauty contest. Read more at Huffington Post.

November 6, 2012

Seeing the light

Filed under: World Finance column — Tags: — David @ 7:25 pm

Latest World Finance column is on the economic equivalent of “dark matter” – read more here.

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