pretty good: Witchcraft and magic in modern settings, "the magic came back" storylines
extremely my shit: Witchcraft and magic being married with modern science and mathematics. mutating herbs with radiation sources to advance the study of herbology. augmenting the crystal ball with bayesian methods. precursors to bags of holding being regulated like yellowcake
Here are some of my fictional books that embody this magic+math aesthetic:
I should've included the one about using tarot reading to detect computer viruses but I forgot
Here it is anyway
@SuricrasiaOnline I love the SCP “666 demonic timer IC” http://www.scp-wiki.net/a-brief-explanation-on-demonics
@turion I made most of them with the GIMP. There are some online tools for making O'Reilly parody books, but I find to make something that looks unique making it from scratch is the best bet.
@SuricrasiaOnline oh wow, these are so cool! Are you on Twitter? I totally want to share these with my business Twitter account :D
@SuricrasiaOnline of course they're Springer books.
P.s. why no yellow ones? Or are those only for the dark arts?
@SuricrasiaOnline i would absolutely read that first one
there’s a bit in Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality where Harry tries to use a time-turner to factor a number in polynomial time (since P=NP in the presence of a time machine) but instead of the factors, he gets a message from himself saying “don’t mess with time travel”
@SuricrasiaOnline I love your books! I love fictional media like in general but you've inspired me to try my hand at books and manuals as well.
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