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4.10.2009

Clifford Stoll: 18 minutes of an agile mind



-Clifford Stoll-
+ Astronomer
+ Educator
+ Famous for his mind agility:-inability to do the same thing for a long time
+ Caught KGB hacker during the infancy of internet
+ Love Klein bottles! - Non-Orientable Surface / no distinct inner&outer surface
+ and he still use Slide Rule ... oldies!
+ Featured in TEDtalk March '08

Other example of Non-Orientable Surface is:

MOBIUS STRIP
-no inner and outer distinction boundry-



even a great mind will question it's own existence:


"Why am i here? ...All truth is ONE. May religion and science endeavor here for the study of evolution on mankind, from darkness to light, from narrowness to broad mindedness from prejudice to tolerence. It is the voice of life which calls us to come and learn.."

[17:02 Dr Clifford Stoll]

... how truely islamic ...



" Men who celebrate the praises of Allah, standing, sitting, and lying down on their sides, and contemplate the (wonders of) creation in the heavens and the earth, (With the thought): "Our Lord! not for naught Hast Thou created (all) this! Glory to Thee! Give us salvation from the penalty of the Fire. "

[Qur'an 3:191]



He reminds me of Doc. Emmett Lathrop from Back to The Future:



tee hee hee


A perfect creator will not flaw its own words wit its creation:

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