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R.I.P. Manual Typewriter

The manufacture of manual typewriters came to a halt on 26 Apr 2011. This was announced in the Yahoo! News report reproduced below. YAHOO! NEWS World’s last typewriter factory ‘shuts down’ in Mumbai By ANI | ANI – Tue, Apr … Continue reading

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Mandelbrot dead — BBC news

Benoit Mandelbrot, the creator of the “fractal” concept, has died of cancer at the age of 85. His death was reported at BBC News. His biography can be found at MacTutor.

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