Robert Jay Lifton – Genocidal Mentality: Nazi Doctors and the Holocaust

The video is somewhat funky (video flashes), but the audio is fine, though slightly out of sync. The embedded version skips the introduction.

Lifton’s book, The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide can be found on-line to read.

Via Witness to an Extreme Century: Robert Jay Lifton Reflects on Decades of Work on Holocaust, Hiroshima | Democracy Now!

Pi Day 2015

Celebrate π‬  (and Albert Einstein’s birthday) today at exactly

3/14/15 9:26:53.589

when rendered with milliseconds and using a US numerical date. Twice if you use AM/PM.

Also see:
Why Pi Matters (Steven Strogatz/New Yorker)
To Pi and Beyond (Alec Wilkinson/New Yorker)
Prepared for Pi Day? This year it’s a once in a century celebration (The Conversation)

Pi related videos from Numberphile:

Richard Prins' collection of pseudorandom perceptions