Thursday, April 30, 2020

Walpurgisnacht Geometry

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A version more explicitly connected to finite geometry —

For the six synthematic totals , see The Joy of Six.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Curtis at Pilsen, Thursday, July 5, 2018

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For an account by R. T. Curtis of how he discovered the Miracle Octad Generator,
see slides by Curtis, “Graphs and Groups,” from his talk on July 5, 2018, at the
Pilsen conference on algebraic graph theory, “Symmetry vs. Regularity: The first
50 years since Weisfeiler-Leman stabilization” (WL2018).

See also “Notes to Robert Curtis’s presentation at WL2018,” by R. T. Curtis.

Meanwhile, here  on July 5, 2018

Simultaneous perspective does not look upon language as a path because it is not the search for meaning that orients it. Poetry does not attempt to discover what there is at the end of the road; it conceives of the text as a series of transparent strata within which the various parts—the different verbal and semantic currents—produce momentary configurations as they intertwine or break apart, as they reflect each other or efface each other. Poetry contemplates itself, fuses with itself, and obliterates itself in the crystallizations of language. Apparitions, metamorphoses, volatilizations, precipitations of presences. These configurations are crystallized time: although they are perpetually in motion, they always point to the same hour—the hour of change. Each one of them contains all the others, each one is inside the others: change is only the oft-repeated and ever-different metaphor of identity.

— Paz, Octavio. The Monkey Grammarian
(Kindle Locations 1185-1191).
Arcade Publishing. Kindle Edition.

The 2018 Log24 post containing the above Paz quote goes on to quote
remarks by Lévi-Strauss. Paz’s phrase “series of transparent strata”
suggests a review of other remarks by Lévi-Strauss in the 2016 post
Key to  All Mythologies.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020


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* See the previous post.

The Oberwolfach Zoom

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The Art Issue

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A sort of pointillist mosaic” 

— Author David Mitchell on the film adaptation of 
his novel Cloud Atlas .

See also the previous post, Cloud Atlas of Unknowing.

“Art isn’t easy.” — Sondheim.

Cloud Atlas of Unknowing

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Darkness from the British Film Institute

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Monday, April 27, 2020

Darkness Visible

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The Cracked Nut

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“At that instant he saw, in one blaze of light, an image of unutterable
conviction, the reason why the artist works and lives and has his being –
the reward he seeks –the only reward he really cares about, without which
there is nothing. It is to snare the spirits of mankind in nets of magic,
to make his life prevail through his creation, to wreak the vision of his life,
the rude and painful substance of his own experience, into the congruence
of blazing and enchanted images that are themselves the core of life, the
essential pattern whence all other things proceed, the kernel of eternity.”

— Thomas Wolfe, Of Time and the River

“… the stabiliser of an octad preserves the affine space structure on its
complement, and (from the construction) induces AGL(4,2) on it.
(It induces A8 on the octad, the kernel of this action being the translation
group of the affine space.)”

— Peter J. Cameron,
The Geometry of the Mathieu Groups (pdf)

“The yarns of seamen have a direct simplicity, the whole meaning
of which lies within the shell of a cracked nut. But Marlow was not
typical (if his propensity to spin yarns be excepted), and to him the
meaning of an episode was not inside like a kernel but outside….”

— Joseph Conrad in Heart of Darkness

Sunday, April 26, 2020


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This post was suggested by a David Justice weblog post yesterday,
Coincidence and Cosmos. Some related remarks —

“The yarns of seamen have a direct simplicity, the whole meaning
of which lies within the shell of a cracked nut. But Marlow was not
typical (if his propensity to spin yarns be excepted), and to him the
meaning of an episode was not inside like a kernel but outside,
enveloping the tale which brought it out only as a glow brings out a
haze, in the likeness of one of these misty halos that sometimes
are made visible by the spectral illumination of moonshine.”

— Joseph Conrad in Heart of Darkness

“By groping toward the light we are made to realize
how deep the darkness is around us.”

— Arthur Koestler, The Call Girls: A Tragi-Comedy,
Random House, 1973, page 118

See as well posts now tagged Crux.

The Triangle of Art

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This post was suggested by yesterday morning’s link to  The Fano Hallows.

“Mathematics may be art, but to the general public it is
a black art, more akin to magic and mystery. This presents
a constant challenge to the mathematical community: to explain
how art fits into our subject and what we mean by beauty.”

— Sir Michael Atiyah, quoted here on April 4, 2016

A symbol related to  The Fano Hallows

Saturday, April 25, 2020

The Grandfather Clock

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“Well, I’ve helped to wind up the clock —
I might as well hear it strike!”

— Said to be a quotation from the grandfather
of a “pirate radio” founder who reportedly died
at 79 on April 20.

See as well this journal on the night of April 20 —

Wheel Turnin’ ’Round and ’Round

and a search for “Wheel of Time.”

Form and Order

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“Brahms maintained a classical sense of
form and order in his works….” — Wikipedia

For example —

The above Cologne sextet upload date suggests a review.
See posts now tagged The Fano Hallows.

Friday, April 24, 2020

Art at Cologne

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This post was suggested by a New York Review of Books  article
on Cologne artist Gerhard Richter in the May 14, 2020, issue —

“The Master of Unknowing,” by Susan Tallman.

Some less random art —

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Octads and Geometry

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See the web pages octad.group and octad.us.

Related geometry (not the 759 octads, but closely related to them) —

The 4×6 rectangle of R. T. Curtis
illustrates the geometry of octads —

Counting symmetries with the orbit-stabilizer theorem

Curtis splits the 4×6 rectangle into three 4×2 “bricks” —


“In fact the construction enables us to describe the octads
in a very revealing manner. It shows that each octad,
other than Λ1, Λ2, Λ3, intersects at least one of these ‘ bricks’ —
the ‘heavy brick’ – in just four points.” . . . .

— R. T. Curtis (1976). “new combinatorial approach to M24,”
Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society ,
79, pp 25-42.

Dead Poet Joke

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From the subtitles of the recent Kristen Stewart film “Underwater” —

00:30:26,144 –> 00:30:27,476
He’d always say
he had a new joke,

00:30:27,478 –> 00:30:29,445
and then he’d tell
the same stupid joke.

00:30:29,447 –> 00:30:32,785
I was… laughing at that joke.

00:30:34,053 –> 00:30:35,685
Yeah, what was it?

00:30:35,687 –> 00:30:38,654
What did the fish say when
it bumped into the brick wall?

April 11 was the dies natalis , in the Catholic sense, of John Horton Conway.
Related material: Other posts containing the phrase  “brick wall.”

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

One with Everything

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The title is of course from an old joke about mystic philosophies.

Related remarks by John Archibald Wheeler —

“Remarkable issues connected with the puzzle of existence
confront us today in Hermann Weyl’s domain of thought.
Four among them I bring before you here as especially interesting:
(1) What is the machinery of existence?
(2) What is deeper foundation of the quantum principle?
(3) What is the proper position to take about the existence of
the “continuum” of the natural numbers? And
(4) What can we do to understand time as an entity, not precise and
supplied free of charge from outside physics, but approximate and
yet to be derived from within a new and deeper time-free physics?
In brief, how come time?
What about the continuum?
How come the quantum?
What is existence?”


— John A. Wheeler, “Hermann Weyl and the Unity of Knowledge,”
American Scientist  74, no. 4 (1986): 366–75. Reprinted in
John A. Wheeler, At Home in the Universe
(American Institute of Physics, December 1, 1995).

The above bibliographic data is from . . .

Schrank, Jeffrey.  Inventing Reality: Stories We Create To Explain Everything .
Gatekeeper Press. Kindle Edition, March 14, 2020.

For further scholarly details,  see a version at JSTOR:

“…the article is adapted from the concluding address given at
the Hermann Weyl Centenary Congress, University of Kiel, 3 July 1985.”

— https://www.jstor.org/stable/27854250.

I prefer Charles Williams on “the Unity of Knowledge.”
See the 15 instances of the phrase “the Unity” in his 1931 novel Many Dimensions .

Puzzle Pictures

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A doodle from 2012’s  Feast of the Epiphany


A doodle based on a post for Twelfth Night, 2003

IMAGE- Quilt blocks- Devil's Claws and Yankee Puzzle

IMAGE- 'Yankee Doodle went to London' with musical notes

Arts at Cambridge

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Click here to enlarge. See also  Hexagram 59, Feng Shui.

Shrikhande Death

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See as well Shrikhande in this  journal.

Deep Horizon

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For some mathematical background, see Deep + Hardy.

Related entertainment —

Related non-entertainment —

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Living Water

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The Tesseract Timeline:
Where The Cube Has Been In The …

www.cinemablend.com › news › the-tesseract-timeline-…
Mar 13, 2019 – With HYDRA. In 1942, Johann Schmidt, a.k.a.
the Red Skull, arrived in Tønsberg to procure the Tesseract
from an ancient church. While he …

Related material from posts tagged Aqua
(suggested by a name in the previous post) —

Lene from Tønsberg



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Stellar Drama

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Cold Comfort Continues

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You’re gonna need a bigger trampoline.

Monday, April 20, 2020

Wheel Turnin’ ’Round and ’Round

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The Date

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See also …


Geometry for Poets

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From Atomicity and Quanta  by James Jeans,
Cambridge University Press, 1926, pp. 55-56 —

“So far as we can at present conjecture, the investigation of the structure which produces this atomicity appears to be the big problem in the path of the quantum-theory. To conform to the principle of relativity, the new atomicity must admit of expression in terms of the space-time continuum, although we have seen that it cannot be an atomicity of the continuum itself. It may conceivably be an atomicity of its metric properties, such as determine its curvatures. We may perhaps form a very rude picture of it by imagining the curvature of the continuum in the neighbourhood of an atom not to be of the continuous nature imagined by Weyl, but to occur in finite chunks—a straight piece, then a sudden bend, then another straight bit, and so on. A small bit of the continuum viewed through a five-dimensional microscope might look rather like a cubist picture; and, conversely, perhaps a cubist picture looks rather more like a little fragment of the continuum than like anything else.”

This is, of course, not the “atomicity” of  the previous post.
For examples of that  atomicity, a concept of pure geometry
rather than of physics, see

Faure, C. A., and Frölicher, A., “Fundamental Notions of
Lattice Theory,” in Modern Projective Geometry  (2000).
(Mathematics and Its Applications, vol 521. Springer, Dordrecht.)

Related art (a “cubist picture”) —

Juan Gris, Fruit Dish and Carafe , 1914

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Easter Egg for Wittgenstein

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A language game on Orthodox Easter —

See also Geometric Theology and Trinity Staircase.

Saturday, April 18, 2020


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Dark Passage

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Log24 on the morning of Wheeler’s death


Judy Davis in the Marabar Caves

Cold Comfort

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“Where there is meat, there are flies.”
— John Archibald Wheeler

“ Simon’s head was tilted slightly up.
His eyes could not break away
and the Lord of the Flies hung in space
before him.

‘What are you doing out here all alone?
Aren’t you afraid of me?’

Simon shook.

‘There isn’t anyone to help you.
Only me.  And I’m the Beast.’ ”

— William Golding

Friday, April 17, 2020

Academic Games and the Plague

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See also the previous post.
The above date “4 avril 2016”
suggests a review of that date
in this journal: “Cube for Berlin.”

Expanding (and Mixing) Metaphors

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“But while Camus was writing for the moment,
he was also writing for the future. He was making art
out of what happens between antibodies and germs,
expanding metaphors from the molecular level.”

Laura Marris on translating The Plague

Another remark on dramatic irony —

See as well “two-way mirror” in this  journal.

Under the April Snow…

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Nonsense for Streisand:

A Mechanism of Fission

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The above title was suggested by the previous post, Explosive Remarks.

'On Froebel's Third Gift,' from 'Paradise of Childhood,' 1906

Explosive Remarks

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Here is the background to Wheeler’s explosive remarks.

John Archibald Wheeler, director of the Center
for Theoretical Physics at the University of Texas,
is one of the world’s top theoretical physicists.
In 1939 he and Niels Bohr published a paper on
‘The Mechanism of Nuclear Fission”
that laid the groundwork for atomic and hydrogen bombs.
Wheeler later played major roles in their development.”

For a rather different explosion of Wheeler’s views, see the previous post.

Introduction to Quantum Woo

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“In his big book, Gravity  [sic ], Wheeler puts our space
into what he calls superspace, and speculates on the
most basic physical laws which operate on superspace.
He comes to the (to me) surprising conclusion that the
rock-bottom laws are the laws of the propositional calculus!”

— Martin Gardner, letter to Donald E. Knuth, 8 January 1976,
on cover of Notices of the American Mathematical Society ,
March 2011 issue.

Fact check —

Related reading —

Thursday, April 16, 2020

A Four-Color Epic

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A love story of epic, epic, epic proportion” — Kristen Stewart

See also the following letter to Knuth on four-color enthusiast
Spencer-Brown, as well as Tim Robinson on the same subject
in his book My Time in Space .

Snow White’s Time in Space

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 2:32 PM

Kristen Stewart — 'Freezin' my ass off'

See as well Pi Day 2020.

The Dreaming

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Found Art

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Death Warmed Over

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In memory of the author of  My Time in Space * —

Tim Robinson, who reportedly died on April 3 —

 See also an image from a Log24 post, Gray Space

Related material from Robinson’s reported date of death —

* First edition, hardcover, Lilliput Press, Ireland, April 1, 2001.


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A post by David Justice today suggests a review —

A more literary approach to refutation —

“He is real,” said the boy, passionately. “He’s not a fool. He’s real.”

“Listen,” said his father. “When you go down the garden there’s nobody there. Is there?”

“No,” said the boy.

“Then you think of him, inside your head, and he comes.”

“No,” said Small Simon. “I have to make marks. On the ground. With my stick.”

“That doesn’t matter.”

“Yes, it does.”

— John Collier, “Thus I Refute Beelzy.”

Oslo Prophet (after Varignon)

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 12:06 PM

See also Invariance, a Log24 post from yesterday morning —

Note the resemblance to Plato’s Diamond.

“Causal Invariance” According to Wolfram

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Stephen Wolfram yesterday —

“Causal invariance may at first seem like a rather obscure property.
But in the context of our models, we will see in what follows that
it may in fact be the key to a remarkable range of fundamental features
of physics, including relativistic invariance, general covariance, and
local gauge invariance, as well as the possibility of objective reality in
quantum mechanics.”

From . . .

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Confluence, or:

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Church Diamond   Continued

The above article leads to remarks by Stephen Wolfram published today :

See also “Invariance” as the title of the previous post  here.


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Note the resemblance to Plato’s Diamond.

Click the Pritchard passage above for an interactive version.

Monday, April 13, 2020

Cover Art

Filed under: General — m759 @ 9:57 PM

Click for the source.
See also some related news.


Filed under: General — m759 @ 2:46 PM

The May 2020 Notices of the American Mathematical Society  has a
memorial tribute article on Goro Shimura, who died on May 3, 2019.

See also this  journal on May 3, 2019 in posts now tagged Wondertale.

Related ethnic remark:  “As a Chinese jar…” — T. S.  Eliot


“Things can get muddled further….”

— Webpage on the Japanese word


Indeed they can :

Cubes and Axes

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See also this  journal on November 29, 2011 —The Flight from Ennui.

Related illustration from earlier in 2011 —

See also this  journal on 20 Sept. 2011 — Relativity Problem Revisited —
as well as Congregated Light.

Sunday, April 12, 2020

Blackboard Jungle Continues.

Filed under: General — m759 @ 10:00 PM

From a post this morning  by Peter J. Cameron
in memory of John Horton Conway —

” This happened at a conference somewhere in North America. I was chairing the session at which he was to speak. When I got up to introduce him, his title had not yet been announced, and the stage had a blackboard on an easel. I said something like ‘The next speaker is John Conway, and no doubt he is going to tell us what he will talk about.’ John came onto the stage, went over to the easel, picked up the blackboard, and turned it over. On the other side were revealed five titles of talks. He said, ‘I am going to give one of these talks. I will count down to zero; you are to shout as loudly as you can the number of the talk you want to hear, and the chairman will judge which number is most popular.’ “
From Log24 on August 21, 2014
Thursday, August 21, 2014


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( A sequel to  Lux )

“By groping toward the light we are made to realize
how deep the darkness is around us.”

— Arthur Koestler, The Call Girls: A Tragi-Comedy ,
Random House, 1973, page 118

Robin Williams and the Stages of Math

i)   shock & denial
ii)  anger
iii) bargaining
iv) depression
v)  acceptance

A related description of the process —

“You know how sometimes someone tells you a theorem,
and it’s obviously false, and you reach for one of the many
easy counterexamples only to realize that it’s not a
counterexample after all, then you reach for another one
and another one and find that they fail too, and you begin
to concede the possibility that the theorem might not
actually be false after all, and you feel your world start to
shift on its axis, and you think to yourself: ‘Why did no one
tell me this before?’ “

— Tom Leinster yesterday at The n-Category Café


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See Building-Block Theory.

Saturday, April 11, 2020


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“… the Jesuit religious order, whose intensive, extensive ordination process
typically takes about 10 years”

— The above link in The New York Times  today leads to . . .

For the Church of Synchronology

A post in this  journal on the above Jesuit date —  Aug. 11, 2013
leads to a John Hurley at Wolfram Demonstrations . . .

This may or may not be the John Hurley described in the
LinkedIn page below (click for further details):


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“All the schools of philosophy, from ancient Greece to the Enlightenment
encyclopedists, have dreamt of one day arriving at total and definitive
knowledge, a knowledge that encompasses the world. Indeed, the dream
lives on in the minds of some scientists today.”

— “Does Basic Research Have Meaning?” by Laurent Lafforgue —

“La recherche fondamentale a-t-elle un sens?
Quelques remarques d’un mathématicien catholique,”
Conférence donnée à l’Université de Notre-Dame,
aux États-Unis, le 20 mai 2011. Voici la version anglaise 
de cette conférence (traduite par Hélène Wilkinson)

Et voici  Larkin in Devs

See too “musical brocade” in this journal.

Friday, April 10, 2020

The Extremadura Passion

Filed under: General — m759 @ 11:52 PM

“At the spiritual level, the biggest oeuvre (in my eyes)
accomplished by a man, was the Passion
of the Christ and his death on the cross…”

— Quotation said to be by Grothendieck, replying to
a 1987 letter from Juan Antonio Navarro González .
The quotation is from . . .

For Pleasantly Discursive Day

Filed under: General — m759 @ 11:47 AM

See “Pleasantly Discursive” in this journal.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

A Mad Night’s Work, or: Passover for Figaro

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Symmetry: Toro, Torino

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For the Toro , see  Pierre Cartier in 2001 on the barber of Seville and
The evolution of concepts of space and symmetry.”

For the Torino , see . . .

“… the ultimate goal of the present essay
which is to illustrate the historic
evolution of the concepts of Space  and Symmetry

Pp. 157-158 of the above book.

See also Fré et al. , “The role of PSL(2,7) in M-theory”
(2018-2019) at  http://arxiv.org/abs/1812.11049v2 ,
esp. Section 4, “Theory of the simple group PSL(2,7)”
on pages 11-27, and remarks on PSL(2,7) in this  journal.

Related material —

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

For LA Boulevardiers

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 10:15 PM

A screenshot from 10:07 PM EDT —

See also this journal on Sunset Boulevard.

Follow the Ring

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Click the ring for Pierre Cartier on the barber of Seville
and “The evolution of concepts of space and symmetry.”


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Detail from a photo in Quanta Magazine  today —

  Midrash —

Ironweed Meditation

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Andrew Cusack’s post today on architecture in Albany
suggests a review of the 1988 film Ironweed.

The dies natalis  (in the Catholic sense) of that film’s
director was reportedly July 13, 2016.

See this  journal on that date.

A Midrash for Steiner

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 12:12 PM

(The late Mark  Steiner, not the late George  Steiner.)

See Katherine Neville’s novel The Eight ,
Log24  posts tagged Crucible Raiders, and
St. Isidore, whose feast day is April 4 —

Mark Steiner’s book The Applicability of Mathematics
as a Philosophical Problem  (Harvard University Press, 2002,
$36.50) is available for free at a website named for St. Isidore.)

Ereignis ereignet.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Moonshine, the MOG, and the Hexacode

Filed under: General — m759 @ 9:26 PM

Eichler’s Amazing Bridge

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 1:04 PM

The following historical remarks are quoted here because
of the above Quanta Magazine  article from yesterday.

From Richard Taylor, “Modular arithmetic:  driven by
inherent beauty and human curiosity
,” The Letter of the
Institute for Advanced Study 
[IAS], Summer 2012,
pp. 6– 8 (link added) :

“Stunningly, in 1954, Martin Eichler (former IAS Member)
found a totally new reciprocity law . . . .”  See as well —

Monday, April 6, 2020


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The clock of Cortez's Palace in Cuernavaca


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Alex Garland?

Sunday, April 5, 2020

“She do the Dickens in different voices”

Filed under: General — m759 @ 9:10 PM

From this journal on August 9, 2019

Block Designs?

Perhaps not.

From an Instagram account, also on August 9, 2019 — (click to enlarge) —

Plan 9 from The New York Times

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Click the image above for a tweet on the advertised IQ test.

Click the image below for the tweet’s details of the IQ test’s billing plan.

The Ghost in the Shell

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Saturday, April 4, 2020

A Schicksalstag for the Author of The Eight

Filed under: General — m759 @ 5:57 PM


Plan 9 From Yale…

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 10:22 AM


Devising Entities…

Filed under: General — m759 @ 9:34 AM


The previous post  displayed a photo from November 2014.

Remarks quoted here  in November 2014

“Before time began, there was the Cube.”
— Optimus Prime


Filed under: General — m759 @ 8:35 AM

A logo that appeared in the above 2014 photo —

Friday, April 3, 2020

Galois Space

Filed under: General — m759 @ 7:58 PM

“Galois space” is now a domain name:  galois.space.


Filed under: General — m759 @ 9:45 AM

A headline today —

Amazon’s ‘Tales From The Loop’ is
A Kinder, Gentler Version Of ‘Black Mirror’

From a search in this  journal for “Loop” —


See also yesterday’s post “Mirror, Mirror.”

Thursday, April 2, 2020


Filed under: General — m759 @ 7:59 PM

See also Plan 9 from Yale
and Galois Desargues.

Clarity and Precision

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Continued from August 2, 2019
( a date suggested by the following search ) —

An image from “The 7/11 Meditation” ( Log24  on August 2, 2019 ) —

The search suggested above on 7/11, 2018, yields . . .


Filed under: General — m759 @ 10:12 AM

Mirror, Mirror

Filed under: General — m759 @ 9:27 AM

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Adventures in the Matrix

Filed under: General — m759 @ 11:01 PM

Meditation for the Cruelest Month

Filed under: General — m759 @ 8:49 PM

From a post of September 30, 2003 —

In Memoriam:  Carlo Casolo

Filed under: General — m759 @ 7:12 PM

Post for the SF*

Filed under: General — m759 @ 3:00 PM

See as well Log24 on the above arXiv date — “Compare and Contrast.”

The same date two years earlier was Easter Sunday.

* An abbreviation by Paul Erdős.

The Ghost

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 2:10 PM

Related material —

Sunday’s Plan 9 from Yale  as well as

http://www.arcadiainstitution.org/?page_id=16  and


Books at Perlego

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 11:02 AM

Jung's Aion four-diamond diagram vs. recreational mathematics

” How small is the evil that may be safely ignored…? “
— “QBass” at Wikipedia, April 1, 2020

Good question.

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