Friday, March 05, 2004

Strange Harmonic Convergence

Although I only took a handful of classes at MIT while I was in graduate school up the Charles river a bit, I did get this one since I frequently walked across the Harvard Bridge and was naturally curious about the markings along the way. Strange harmonic convergence indeed.

Strange Harmonic Convergence. This is a bit of MIT arcana that I expect only some of you will get, but it is something that I did not know that gave me pause today: Unit of measurement elected head of standards board [Via Everything Burns] Oliver Smoot is one of the quintessential pieces of ... By furd (mailto:furd@mit.edu). [Furdlog]

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