Month: July 2015

  • The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage, and Logicomix

    The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage, and Logicomix

    Comics again, this time with a couple of wonderful graphic novels that tackle similar mathematical themes but in very different ways. Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth by Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos H. Papadimitriou focuses on Bertrand Russell’s attempt to create a mathematical foundation for logical truth, while Sydney Padua’s The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace […]

  • Lovecraft by I. N. J. Culbard

    Lovecraft by I. N. J. Culbard

    A while back I wrote about the H. P Lovecraft Historical Society’s film of The Whisperer in Darkness. It’s a great movie and by and large it does a good job of rendering a classic Lovecraft tale in the style of ‘40s film noir. Yet at the same time it highlights a lot of the […]