Book Review: The Scientific Sherlock Holmes | Mastermind – WSJ.com

This is a good article to post to our new Facebook site for the book - “Beyond Genius…” - Scott University of MinnesotaSherlock Holmes, the self-proclaimed world’s only consulting detective, is the paragon of clever reasoning, famous for startling leaps of inference. Any of his appurtenances—the deerstalker hat, the pipe, the magnifying glass—is enough to [...]

January 22nd, 2013|The MANifesto|0 Comments

The 17 Equations That Changed The Course Of Humanity

Mathematician Ian Stewart’s recent book “In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World" takes a close look at some of the most important equations of all time. A great example of the human impact of math is the financial crisis. Black Scholes, number 17 on this list, is a derivative pricing equation [...]

January 21st, 2013|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Well, How Did I Get Here?

The former frontman of Talking Heads draws lessons from his long and varied career. Almost exactly 26 years ago, David Byrne was on the cover of Time magazine. “Rock’s Renaissance Man,” the headline proclaimed, because Mr. Byrne, aside from emitting tense yelps as frontman for Talking Heads, one of America’s most revered rock bands, had [...]

October 7th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments
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