Ken Jennings


April 10, 2013

In the first episode of At the Intersection, the EMC-Intel web series I host from time to time, we looked at how cloud computing and big data are changing the way Jaguar makes cars. This brand new second installment takes us behind the scenes of the New York Stock Exchange.

Also: Wordplay Wednesday! Take a common four-letter English word of just one syllable. Move its first letter to the end of the word and suddenly, presto! It’s a four-letter word with three syllables. Where did they come from? Whatever happened to Newton’s laws conserving syllables? And most importantly, what are the words?

Edited to add: Aaaand here’s the answer, courtesy of skullturfq.

Posted by Ken at 11:16 pm