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Cosmic Microwave, Background Radiation

Full sky image of the complete Universe, highlighting the cosmic microwave background radiation.  I believe this image is significant in the way that it dovetails with the reality that the Universe had a beginning.

Iran declares war mullets.

Fascinating Wikipedia article on “Bombe,” the decryption device that decoded the Enigma machine on German U-Boats.

A.W. Tozer’s The Pursuit of God is available for free as an audiobook for the month of July from Christianaudio.com.  Use coupon code:  JUL2010.  (HT:  JT)

The U.S. Government is now Cyber-Policing the Internet (and the people of the United States) with a new agency that seems to report to the NSA.  The new logo for said department also contains a mysterious code in the logo, “9ec4c12949a4f31474f299058ce2b22a.”

Update:  It appears that the code has already been easily broken, details here.  (HT:  Aaron Massey)

Inventor of the pixel suggest new medium of transmitting picture.

Reading on Kindle and iPad up to 10% slower than their print counterparts.

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  1. The Bombe is a wonderful Wikipedia article. Give it a shot if you don’t know much about it.

    The US Cyber Command logo code has been broken. See my thoughts here.

    Aaron Massey

    July 8, 2010 at 10:52 am

  2. […] Modern Pensées Reconsidering theology, philosophy, culture, economics, and politics Best Links of the Week with one comment Cosmic Microwave, Background Radiation Full sky image of the complete Universe, highlighting the cosmic microwave background radiation. I believe this image is significant in the way that it dovetails with the reality that the Universe had a beginning. Iran declares war mullets. Fascinating Wikipedia article on “Bombe,” the decryption device that decoded the Enigma machine on German U-Boats. A.W. Tozer’s The Pursuit of God is available for free as an audiobook for the month of July from Christianaudio.com. Use coupon code: JUL2010. (HT: JT) The U.S. Government is now Cyber-Policing the Internet (and the people of the United States) with a new agency that seems to report to the NSA. The new logo for said department also contains a mysterious code in the logo, “9ec4c12949a4f31474f299058ce2b22a.” Update: It appears that the code Read ahead […]


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