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The Unsolvable Mysteries of the Voynich Manuscript

The word “ink” is a child of the Latin <i>incaustum</i>, which means “having been burned.” In the Middle Ages, people thought that ink burned its way into parchment, because iron-gall inks go onto the page pale, then darken. This is not what’s happening, physically, but it makes sense as a metaphor: a …

ops-class.org | Learn Operating Systems Online

Hack<p>Challenging programming assignments give you the chance to implement your own OS. Try your hand at the same assignments that Mark Zuckerberg …

A Different Look at Generations and Partisanship

Survey Report Over the past decade, there has been a pronounced age gap in American politics. Younger Americans have been the Democratic Party’s …

How to conduct social science research

If you would like to produce good quantitative social-science research, try remembering these two words: “ceteris paribus.”<p>That’s Latin for “other …

Prima della Milano del Fuorisalone c’era la Milano di Parco Lambro

Dai movimenti giovanili alle ripercussioni della Guerra Fredda, le foto di Dino Fracchia sono un'enciclopedia di 40 anni di storia. L'abbiamo intervistato in occasione della pubblicazione dei suoi scatti dal Festival di Re Nudo al Parco Lambro.<p>Facebook<p>Twitter<p>Valerio Mattioli<p>apr 16 2015, 11:16am<p><i>Foto</i> …

Is Deus Ex Still The Best Game Ever?<br> Part Two: Struggles, Buggles and Reading Huggles

Here continues my attempt to discover if Deus Ex really is the best game ever, like my brain thinks. Part One is here. Today I yet again struggle to …

Investigating Germany's new role in Europe: The Fourth Reich, really?

Where does Germany stand in Europe? And are its downtrodden southern neighbours justified in comparing its current dominance to the dark days of Nazi …

Review: Vietnam '65 for iPad

The Vietnam War is a unique beast. The most unpopular of wars, made immortal through popular culture. Veteran <i>PT</i> readers need no further preamble from …

Asus Chromebit is a $100 Chrome OS computer-on-a-stick

Trade: Map shows Germany über alles

A map of Europe where each country displays the flag of the other country that is the largest source of imports shows clearly that Germany is the …

Remix: A laptop experience on a big Android tablet.

Remix is an Android 4.4.2 based, 11.6” ultra-tablet that provides the best mobile productivity & communication experience for users.<p>It exists because …

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

I know that you get asked this a lot, mostly by RPS and, of late, mostly by me. But come now: give me your answer, do.<p>I’m in the slightly awkward …

Squadre in provetta pt. 2

<b>Il progetto City</b><p>Quando gli investitori arabi dell’Abu Dhabi United Group comprarono il Manchester City nel 2008 forse nemmeno immaginavano che il …

Lenovo N21 Chromebook with Bay Trail coming soon

Zotac ZBOX MN321 mini PC packs NVIDIA graphics

There and almost certainly not back again: Adam Saltsman on Overland, a tactical game for everybody

To the Trace Italian.It is an undebateable fact that Adam Saltsman is one of the most influential game developers still above ground. The creator of …

Exclusive: Political espionage game Sigma Theory is the next project from Out There creators Mi-Clos Studio

You work for us now.We’re the first English-language publication to get this news, which has already been revealed in a French magazine, a Klingon …

A crash course in probability

GULLIVER will soon fly from Heathrow to Milan on a British Airways Airbus A319. That flight has a one-in-4.8m chance of crashing. Shortly after he is …

Espiazione

Se in Suárez non fosse affiorata una predisposizione a dare svolte sempre drammatiche alla sua carriera, forse quella che oggi mi troverei a …

Europe’s Eurasian Opportunity

Europe's energy policy is being shaped by short-term geopolitical considerations, to the detriment of long-term stability and security. It is time …

Premature Evaluation: Armello

<i>Each week Marsh Davies sidles into the shadowy world of intrigue that is Early Access and comes back with any stories he can find and/or a knife in</i> …

SimSect: Rod Humble Announces Cults & Daggers

Rod Humble, the developer I always think of as being responsible for the majority of the interesting ideas in The Sims 2 and 3, has announced a new …

Pro Tools First: Avid will launch free audio editing software this year

Have You Played… Brogue?

<i>Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.</i><p><i>You hear combat in the</i> …

Title Challenge: One Warhammer Quest dev's plan to fix football manager games

Take a punt.<p>Every few weeks I pester Rodeo Games co-founder Laurent Maguire about their as-yet-unannounced Games Workshop-licensed followup to 2013's …

Come evitare lo scontro di civiltà dopo la strage di Parigi - Limes

<b>Quanto è avvenuto lo scorso 7 gennaio</b> in Francia presso la sede parigina di Charlie Hebdo, settimanale satirico noto per il suo stile ironico e …

Dangerous Dealings: Sol Trader

I enjoy looking at things in Elite: Dangerous but, the occasional dogfight and docking sequence aside, I’ve not particularly enjoyed <i>doing</i> things. …