October 10th, 2008

Twin Moment!

I Am Not Doctor Octopus.

Nor am I Sal Piro, Gérard Depardieu, Joey Buttafuoco, or anyone else to whom I have been told that I bear a resemblance. Well, Q claims to have found another one. She was reading a book (The Day The Universe Changed by James Burke) and found this painting of a Renaissance mathematician:


The mathematician Franciscan Luca Pacioli showing an example of Euclid's plane geometry to a noble pupil. Pacioli's major contribution to Renaissance Europe was his treatise on double-entry bookkeeping.

Poll #1276287 I Think I'm a Clone Now

Do you think that looks like me?

Yes, it does.
32(84.2%)
Nope, not really.
3(7.9%)
Undecided/don't know
3(7.9%)