## Louis Malle

Louis Malle (30 October 1932 – 23 November 1995) was an award-winning French film director, screenwriter, and producer. His film, Le Monde du silence, won the Palme d'Or and Academy Award for Best Documentary in 1956. He was also nominated multiple times for Academy...

## Agile software development methodologies and how to apply them

Nice introduction to the matter and round up of the buzz words coming with it ... This article is about basic introduction to Agile software development methodologies and how to apply them. It is about how to work together to achieve a common goal. This is not only...

## William Henry “Bill” Gates III

William Henry "Bill" Gates III (October 28, 1955 - ...) is an American business magnate, investor, programmer,[3] inventor[4] and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software...

## John Marwood Cleese

John Marwood Cleese (27 October 1939 - ...) is an English actor, comedian, writer and film producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report. In the late 1960s, he became a member of Monty Python,...

## NGP Architecture Website going **strong**

Sofadeve proudly powers NGP Architecture Ltd for over 4 years now. A site presenting the impressive design solutions created by the powerful team at NGP. The aim is to share previously managed projects but also to let interested parties see the progress of current...

## Fractal Technology

There is something very stimulating about fractals ... visible limits . http://www.miqel.com/fractals_math_patterns/fractal_technology_historical.html

## The tradeoffs of building green

In a short, funny, data-packed talk at TED U, Catherine Mohr walks through all the geeky decisions she made when building a green new house -- looking at real energy numbers, not hype. What choices matter most? Not the ones you think. >> Play Video

## Big data is better data

And here is another TED talk. This time we are listening to wonderful Mr. Kenneth Cukier ....... Self-driving cars were just the start. What's the future of big data-driven technology and design? In a thrilling science talk, Kenneth Cukier looks at what's next for...

## Candy Dulfer

Lets hope that her birthday is good news for Great Britain ,,, and we are still together and look forward into a future of togetherness and peace …

## How to get to 6 ? Solutions …

Here is one set of solving equations: (0! + 0! + 0!)! = 6 (1 + 1 + 1)! = 6 2 + 2 + 2 = 6 √(3 * 3) + 3 = 6 √4 + √4 + √4 = 6 (5 / 5) + 5 = 6 6 - 6 + 6 = 6 7 - (7 / 7) = 6 8 - √(√(8 + 8)) = 6 √(√(9 * 9)) + √9 = 6 I...

## Patterns in the Fibonacci Numbers

Here are some patterns people have already noticed in the final digits of the Fibonacci numbers: Look at the final digit in each Fibonacci number - the units digit: 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144, 233, 377, 610, 987, ... Is there a pattern in the final...

## Why 12 notes to the Octave?

Here is the beginning of an exhausting explanation ... The Greeks realized that sounds which have frequencies in rational proportion are perceived as harmonius. For example, a doubling of frequency gives an octave. A tripling of frequency gives a perfect fifth one...

## How to get to 6 ?

Just came across this little youTube clip . Basically you should use only mathematical operators / functions to fulfill all equations below: 0 0 0 = 6 1 1 1 = 6 2 2 2 = 6 3 3 3 = 6 4 4 4 = 6 5 5 5 = 6 6 6 6 = 6 7 7 7 = 6 8 8 8 = 6 9 9 9 = 6 There are multiple ways to...

## Voronoi Tessellation

In mathematics, a Voronoi diagram is a way of dividing space into a number of regions. A set of points (called seeds, sites, or generators) is specified beforehand and for each seed there will be a corresponding region consisting of all points closer to that seed than...

## John Venn and the Diagrams

Venn diagrams were introduced in 1880 by John Venn (1834–1923) in a paper entitled On the Diagrammatic and Mechanical Representation of Propositions and Reasonings in the "Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science", about the different ways to represent...

## 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + … = -1/12

Is the world going nuts ? What happened to mathematics ? The magical world of infinite series ... Well, here is a clue: Think of 1 - 1 + 1 - 1 + 1 + ... = 1/2 And of 1 - 2 + 3 - 4 + 5 + ... = 1/4 But don't take my word for it. There is a nice little clip ... >> Go to...

## How radio telescopes show us unseen galaxies

Our universe is strange, wonderful and vast, says astronomer Natasha Hurley-Walker. A spaceship can't carry you into its depths (yet) -- but a radio telescope can. In this mesmerizing talk, Hurley-Walker shows how she probes the mysteries of the universe using special...

## Barber paradox

Suppose there is a town with just one barber, who is male. In this town, every man keeps himself clean-shaven, and he does so by doing exactly one of two things: shaving himself; or going to the barber. Another way to state this is that "The barber is a man in town...

## Tour de France – Le Tour

Or better for the first time The Le Tour - can the Sky Team pull it again ? They should ! Follow the most torturous sporting event which exists from the 7th of July >> Le Tour Web Site

## The DIY orchestra of the future

Absolutely fantastic ... music always goes and very encouraging to see ideas to bring it back to the people ... Ge Wang makes computer music, but it isn’t all about coded bleeps and blips. With the Stanford Laptop Orchestra, he creates new instruments out of...