Fong Qi Wei
'Time is a Dimension' series, 2013
Geographical and astronomical illustrations from the mid-1800s
by John Philipps Emslie
(several via the Wellcome Collection)
Imagination makes a hell of a scientific tool.
Annyong! You asked for it and it’s finally here
Happy Ada Lovelace Day, Lovelace was daughter of poet Lord Byron, at age 18, she heard a lecture by Charles Babbage, an English mathematician who had recently developed the idea for a mechanical calculator that he called the Difference Engine. Lovelace built a professional relationship with Babbage and developed an algorithm for the Difference Engine to calculate Bernoulli numbers, a feat that has earned her the title of the first computer programmer.
next time you go to accuse a teenage girl of overreacting remember that when a bunch of elderly white men couldn’t agree on...
- Part-time blues
"I used student loans and paid $40,000 for my MLIS. I graduated in 2012 and thought myself lucky to have found a job part-time as a...
i dont think yall realise its illegal to take a picture of someone and put it on a social media site without asking their permission...
- “Almost immediately, the forest sent its thin green fingers out into the space he had left, feeling for new places to grow.”— Mal Peet, from Keeper