Another Murder Inc. link, this one to the NY Daily News’ Golder Age of New York Mobsters. The piece on Murder Inc. Getting Busted is a nice summary of who was who in the squad.
Who were the Benandanti, and how would you know if you are one of them? And how does Arlecchino fit into all this?
Murder Inc., a squad of jewish hitmen for the National Crime Syndicate, headed by Albert Anastasia, both links from the Organized Crime pages on About.com. I learned about them while reading the Ghost Dog roleplaying game.
The Overcoat, by Nikolai Gogol.
From this thread What Stephen ‘Mathematica’ Wolfram’s been up to [Robot Wisdom], which starts with a rant about an interview with Stephan Wolfram, who wrote the legendary program Mathematica, I got to The Finite Nature Hypothesis of Edward Fredkin. Apparently, Fredkin’s theory is that nature is finite, and can be modelled at the most basic […]