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Opening Minds to the Spheres Among Us

Apr 04, 2014, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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Linux can't be understood in terms of hierarchy. Neither can the Internet. That's because both are examples of heterarchy at work.

Flatland, an 1880 novella by Edwin A. Abbott, is about a world with just two dimensions, inhabited by lines and polygons. Trouble starts when a sphere shows up.

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