fibonacci-nature-green
08 Jul 2017

Maths — For Calculation. For Application. For Inspiration. For Fun.

Arthur Benjamin — The magic of Fibonacci Numbers.

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trefoil-knot
08 Jul 2017

NSA Math Genius, Did Right Thing, Got Fired, Made A Fortune

Jim Simons — The mathematician who cracked Wall Street.

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architecture_fractal
29 Jun 2017

Architecture Patterns And Practices, Circa 2017

Overview Architectural patterns are generally reusable solutions to commonly occurring problems under certain circumstances and contexts. These are similar both in goal and thinking to software design patterns but operate at a broader scale. These address various engineering, operations, business, data management, and infrastructure concerns which aims to minimise business risk as well as enable

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cybersecurity_ransomware_01
28 Jun 2017

Security Incident : Petya : 2017 06 28

Petya (2017 06 28) Summary This threat is a member of the Win32/Petya family. Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat. This ransomware can stop you from using your PC or accessing your data. It might ask you to pay money to a malicious hacker. Our ransomware page has more information on this type of threat. References News http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-40416611 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyber-attack-idUSKBN19I1TD https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/94158109/nz-authorities-unsure-if-cyber-attack-petya-ransomware-has-hit-the-country

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boxed chaos
09 Mar 2017

Forget What You Know About Data & Information, It is Wrong

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and information is in the head of the receiver.” (Dretske, F., 1981). Forget about the typical semantic and contextual lines drawn between data and information. If the receiver is oblivious, wisdom becomes noise.

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12 May 2016

The Keyboard … Is Mighty Still

START 2007.09.22   After much sporadic attempts over the years to make use of this computer once more, finally I have been able put it in a slightly usable form.   Among the many things that was quite satisfying, the keyboard of this forsaken and abandoned portable computer feels very much at home with my

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