Neil Armstrong took this picture of Buzz Aldrin on the moon on July 21, 1969. What an image. The camera was a Hasselblad. The Swedish company was founded in 1841. The wiki says, Perhaps the most famous use of the… Read More ›
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We humans instinctively categorize, especially people. We are amateur primitive set-theoreticians. There are infinite ways to categorize people since humans have a humongous number of characteristics. Consider the categories of people who award prize and people who win prizes. In… Read More ›
Gutenberg’s press was a huge success because it was used to print indulgences. That I did not know. Here’s more on that.
Here’s a bit about what happened to Sikhs following the assassination of Indira Gandhi in Oct 1984 — for the record.