Arthuriana, Studies on Early Medieval History & Legend

Arthuriana, Studies on Early Medieval History & Legend Welcome to Arthuriana. This is the personal academic website of Dr Thomas Green, which I have maintained since 1998. I am currently engaged in research at the University of Oxford; my principal research interests lie in the history, archaeology, place-names and literature of early medieval Britain. I have published … Continue reading Arthuriana, Studies on Early Medieval History & Legend

TED Talk | William Noel | Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes….

How do you read a two-thousand-year-old manuscript that has been erased, cut up, written on and painted over? With a powerful particle accelerator, of course! Ancient books curator William Noel tells the fascinating story behind the Archimedes palimpsest, a Byzantine prayer book containing previously-unknown original writings from ancient Greek mathematician Archimedes and others. http://goo.gl/ISx0Bi

The Culture That Gave Birth to the Personal Computer

The Culture That Gave Birth to the Personal Computer The idea of a personal computer, one that ordinary individuals could own and operate and keep in their homes, was envisioned in 1945 by Vannevar Bush. After building his Differential Analyzer at MIT and helping to create the military-industrial-academic triangle, he wrote an essay for the July 1945 … Continue reading The Culture That Gave Birth to the Personal Computer

Cybersociology Magazine

Cybersociology Magazine | Cybersociology Magazine was launched on 10 October 1997 as a forum for the cross-disciplinary academic discussion of life online. It ran for approximately two years, until 01 September 1999, and seven web based issues were published......