4 June 2013

Codex

 

co·dex \ koh-deks : a quire of manuscript pages held together by stitching: the earliest form of book
noun, plural co·di·ces [koh-duh-seez, kod-uh-]

Watch this TED talk by William Noel, Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes.

And then see what they found, and put online for anyone to use – The Archimedes Palimpsest. There is a big plug for open access of datasets in this presentation.

 

Listen to Codex by Radiohead via Spotify

 

Get (from a library) Codex by Lev Grossman (this is available as an ebook or a codex)

 

 

Learn more about codices on Wikipedia.