“To my illustrious friend Sir William Crookes of whom I always think and whose letters I never answer!
June 17, 1901, Nikola Tesla”
“I followed nature into her lair, and stripped her of her secrets! I brought torrents of light to a darkening world! Is that wrong?”
g r a p h t h e o r y : [everything is connected]
something about the interconnectedness of lines that sever the
universe; of time and clocks and Eulerian walks; of flow and
connectivity and closed-loop reactivity; of standing at a single
node and being able to see into infinity.
i fall on your sword ϟ the first time i saw jupiter; end titles | ii erik enocksson ϟ non lupi | iii sheridan tongue ϟ connected | iv ólafur arnalds ϟ …og lengra | v bruce springsteen ϟ state trooper (trentemøller mix) | vi belle orchestre ϟ air lines, land lines | vii hildur guðnadóttir ϟ circular | viii the notwist ϟ sarajevo 2 | ix rachel’s ϟ an evening of long goodbyes | x massive attack ϟ butterfly caught | xi tom tykwer, johnny klimek & reinhold heil ϟ kesselring | xii ben frost ϟ theory of machines | xiii sebastiAn ϟ rode (epilogue) | xiv richard wagner ϟ liebestod (from ‘tristan und isolde’)
Turing working at Bletchley Park during WWII
“Truth” is a concept that is best left to theologians and philosophers. Science, on the other hand, is better characterised not as a religion, but as a rational process, in which the goal is not the attainment of truth, but the quantification of doubt.