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Thomas Harriot (wikipedia.org)
12 points by l33tbro on May 25, 2014 | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments

You might be interested in Stephen Greenblatt's essay "Invisible Bullets", especially the first part of it, where he discusses Harriot quite a bit.

Here is a brief summary of what he has to say about Harriot:


Cool. Will check out. I'm surprised he doesn't get more of the unsung hero fanfare usually reserved for people like Tesla.

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