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Bart Ehrman surveys historical critical biblical scholarship

The Right Way to Resist Trump
Lesson & warning from Berlusconi years

The Romance Division - A Different Side of IBM: Cornelius E. Deloca, Samuel J. Kalow

Ebykr – Celebrating Classic & Vintage Lightweight Bicycles

The Hunt for Vulcan: . . . And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe, Thomas Levenson -

freeman dyson brezhnev race - Google Search
"Freeman Dyson ... When Prime Minister James Callahan made his statevisit to Moscow hehad two amicable meetings with Chairman Leonid Brezhnev. ... Callahan's interpreter hesitated, and instead of translating Brezhnev's remark askedhimto repeat it. ... interpreter translated: “Mr. Prime Minister, there is only one important question facing us,and thatis the question whether the white race will survive."
Fifty Years of Orbit Determination: Development of Modern Astrodynamics Methods
Jerome R. Vetter

Piketty: "book's central thesis is that when the rate of return on capital (r) is greater than the rate of economic growth (g) over the long term, the result is concentration of wealth, and this unequal distribution of wealth causes social and economic instability".

World History Timeline World history timeline map, showing the world in 3500 BC

In Plain Sight - BackStory with the American History Guys
Infrastructure: Lighthouses, AC vs DC (Tesla), pipelines vs railroads, containers

When the boom is over you might want to have a railroad rather than a pipeline.

.@dweinberger MARC: "Avram was asked solely to make computers print a record intended purely for human consumption according to the best card-construction practices of the 1960s. She did that, brilliantly."

"And here's another by @libskrat: Terrific explanation of why data structures like Linked Data matter"