More has probably been said about Albert Einstein than any other one of his peers. Several facts disseminated by the media have made him an icon of science. This biography, written
Arrived early to George Bush airport to catch my flight towards Denver, I decided to spend some time in a bookstore and search for something good to read. One book with the catchy
August 2017 ended with one of the worst disasters the state of Texas has ever witnessed. Hurricane “Harvey” set a record of rainfall in continental U.S., inundated more than hundre
Cornelius Lanczos is one of the greatest mathematicians. This I knew before watching this video.
What I didn’t know is that he is
Conjugate gradients (CG) is one of the most widely used algorithms. There are several reasons behind its popularity. What’s taught in schools about CG is a pseudo-code of 5 ste
I had a chance to revisit the northern part of California last week. My last visit dates back to two years ago.
One of the best things about California is the weather. That was
This book is about companies that build new things. Peter Thiel is the author and he is known for his original thinking. He is also a very successful entrepreneur in Silicon Valley
The topic of global warming has transformed during the last decades from a vague scientific hypothesis to a fierce political debate. Today, there are strong reasons to believe the
Presumably, the process of creativity, whatever it is, is essentially the same in all its branches and varieties, so that the evolution of a new art form, a new gadget, a new scien
It was sunset, and there I was at the Ataturk airport, ready to find my way out and explore. Years have passed before my wife and I decided to give Istanbul a shot. Not speaking t