Stuff I've come across but haven't had the chance to read:
article, also via Rebecca.
Wendell Berry article
, also from Rebecca.
Atlantic Monthly article on computer-simulated societies
Small Pieces Loosely Joined
. If they're loosely joined, why do all paths seem to lead to David's book lately?
linked from ALD.
Lots of poetry
for the ref in his blog).
WHEN WORDS FAIL: THE STRUGGLE TO DECIPHER THE WORLD’S MOST DIFFICULT BOOK
"The lesson of the Voynich manuscript may ultimately be that the line between signal and noise, decipherment and delusion is a perilously fine one–so fine, in fact, that cryptanalytic hyperactivity can occasionally erase it."
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