Blind Spot: Why We Fail to See the Solution Right in Front of Us: How Finding a Solution to One of the World's Greatest Mysteries (Hardcover)
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In the tradition of Malcolm Gladwell and Dan Ariely, Rugg provides new tools to solve problems and crack codes. Within three weeks of working with nothing more than 3 x 5 cards and a penknife, Rugg cracks the code of the Voynich Manuscript, proving it is a forgery, and makes international news.
About the Author
Dr. Gordon Rugg is a senior lecturer in computer science at Keele University and a visiting senior research fellow in computing at the Open University, Milton Keynes. Rugg's research has delved into everything from attitude theory and artificial intelligence to information retrieval and software engineering for safety-critical systems. Rugg lives in Shropshire, UK.
Joseph D Agnese is a writer and journalist who lives in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Though he writes about the Middle Ages, he considers himself a Renaissance man. He is the author of "Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci".