Category Archives: Wikipedia

A History of the World in 100 Seconds

I attended the History Hackday at the Guardian and helped Gareth implement his cunning plan to scrape Wikipedia for all historical events with associated geo coordinates and present them chronologically. ¬†The video above is the result. ¬†Unfortunately I couldn’t be … Continue reading

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Wikipedia, Smale’s paradox and Goetz’s law

A video entitled Outside In from the Geometry Center popped up on Digg today explaining how it is possible to turn a sphere inside out without cutting or creasing it (given that it is infinitely elastic and can intersect itself). … Continue reading

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