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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Rubik’s Deathtrap

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 7:20 PM

The previous post suggests a search in this journal
for "Deathtrap."

"Rubik’s Cube® used by permission
Rubik’s Brand Ltd. www.rubiks.com."

— Bernd Sturmfels, June-July 2016 Notices
of the American Mathematical Society
,
Volume 63, Number 6, page 605

"Tenser, said the Tensor …." — The Demolished Man
 

Max von Sydow in Branded  (2012)

Monday, April 4, 2016

The Bauersfeld Structure*

Filed under: General,Geometry — m759 @ 8:31 PM

"If you would be a poet, create works capable of
answering the challenge of apocalyptic times,
even if this meaning sounds apocalyptic."

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

"It's a trap!"

Ferlinghetti's friend Erik Bauersfeld,
     who reportedly died yesterday at 93

* See also, in this journal, Galois Cube and Deathtrap.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Death in East Hampton

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 1:28 PM

See also Deathtrap in this journal.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Symbolic Poetry*

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 11:00 AM

“When life itself seems lunatic,
who knows where madness lies?

Man of La Mancha

Windmill of Time and Diamond of Eternity

Perhaps the late Sidney Lumet?

           The setting for the Sidney Lumet film "Deathtrap" (1982)

* Continued from yesterday's Backstory and Sermon.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Hungarian Phenomenon

Filed under: General — Tags: , , — m759 @ 2:07 PM

For Autism Sunday —

Mathematician John von Neumann
reportedly died on this date.

"He belonged  to that so-called
Hungarian phenomenon…."

A webpage titled 
"Von Neumann, Jewish Catholic"

Illustrations of another Hungarian phenomenon:

IMAGE- Anthony Hopkins exorcises a Rubik cube

Friday, October 10, 2014

Cut to Stanley Chase

Filed under: General — m759 @ 9:00 PM

Chase worked for years to make a movie of
‘The Threepenny Opera.’ He finally got it done in 1989 as
Mack the Knife,’ with Menahem Golan directing.”

— David Colker, LA Times  obituary, Oct. 9, 2014

See also, from Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, the date of Chase’s death,
the Log24 posts Grids and Space, Concepts of Space, and As Is.

Both Hands and an Ass Map

Filed under: General — Tags: , , — m759 @ 12:00 AM

(Continued from Grids and Space and posts tagged Riddle for Caltech)

IMAGE- Scene from 'Deathtrap,' with subtitle

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Nine is a Vine

Filed under: General — m759 @ 11:29 PM

See also Concepts of Space and  “Launched from Cuber.”

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Grids and Space

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 12:00 PM

In honor of the late Sidney Lumet

(See Makom Kadosh , April 9, 2011.)

IMAGE- Christopher Reeve in the 1982 film 'Deathtrap,' illustrating concepts of space

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