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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Making Tires?

Definitely off topic,, but the other day I ran into this video, which was presumably made for some promotional purpose back in 1934. It’s not like I think you all really care about tire manufacturing,…






THROWBACK THURSDAY: Contact and Prime Numbers

OK, bear with me. One of my favorite 1990s movies is Contact, a largely-forgotten film where Jodie Foster and Matthew McConnaughey work through thorny questions of existence with the help of special effects and messages from aliens….







THROWBACK THURSDAY: nytimes.com

Just a little over 20 years ago… one of the most important news sources in the world went online. The New York Times launched nytimes.com, which went on to become a pioneer in high-quality news online. According to their…