India’s escape from the ‘Hindu rate of growth’.
“In 1945 [Claude] Shannon wrote a paper, ‘A Mathematical Theory of Cryptography,’ which was stamped SECRET and never saw the light of day.”
How computer viruses are named.
The sound of the cloud.
Blame Canada. “As much as Trotsky hated his detention, it later inspired him to recommend a similar approach to his fellow revolutionaries. In June 1918, he suggested putting a group of problematic prisoners of war in a concentration camp. …”
Arts and the economy of attention.