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Yeah, he wins the nerd contest hands down, despite some competition. Not to give too much away, but I’m reading his December diary, which goes up tomorrow, and I just came upon this revelation: He’s been reading Mathematical Cuneiform Texts, by Otto Neugebauer and Abraham Sachs.

Yup, Derb wins.

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