Daily Question – 53

Identify and connect.

Visual 1 shows the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili and Visual 2 shows Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason who wrote the 2004 novel ‘The Rule Of Four’ about Princeton University students trying to decode it.

Cracked by 17 of you! In order – Apurva, ganesh, Srikanth, zizzyphus, Priya, philip, vijay, Sumo, Ashwin, Harrysh, Srinivasan Rajagopal, Venkatesh S (Venky), Satyeki, Rajiv Rai, Mario, Thejaswi Udupa, and CR.

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22 responses to “Daily Question – 53

  1. 1. Hypnerotomachia Poliphili
    2. Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason wrote ‘Rule of Four’, which centers around Hypnerotomachia Poliphili

    – Apurva

  2. Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason,authors of the Book The Rule of Four.In that the characters are trying to solve the mystery in the book “Hypnerotomachia Poliphili “

  3. Pic 1-Hypnerotomachia Poliphili
    Pic 2- Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason, authors of The Rule of Four.
    Connect: The Rule of Four

  4. Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason authors of the novel ” The Rule of Four” about two Princeton University students who try to decode the mysteries of Hypnerotomachia Poliphili.

  5. The top image is Hypnerotomachia Poliphili and the bottom image is Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason. Connect is The Rule Of Four.

  6. The book is ‘Hypnerotomachia Poliphili’. Solving the mystery in this book is the subject of the book ‘The Rule of Four’ written by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason (the second picture)

  7. the book is the hypnerotomachion polyphilloi. the people are the authors of the sign of four, which is a davincicode-oid about the same.

  8. or rather errum. rule, not sign….

  9. Blind: Hypnoerotomachia Polyphili – the book above and the 2 guys who wrote a book based on the same couple of years back

  10. The book is the “Rule of Four” which I bought after Navin asked this in Landmark 2004 in a buzzer round. I have never read either Rule of 4 or Hypnerotomachia..but at the time, sitting there on the hot seat, I thought it extremely unfair to expect human beings to answer with words such as Hypnerotomachia Polyphili.

  11. Something to do with study of wind effects on sand and rocks on Mars

  12. Nishanth Raman

    Connect – Yahoo

    pic 1 – Illustrations from Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift, where the term ‘Yahoo’ is appeared.

    pic 2 – Jerry Yang and David Filo, who founded Yahoo!

  13. “The Rule of Four” by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason (pic 2)

    Plot of the novel : 4 Chaps try to solve the mystery contained in “Hypnerotomachia Poliphili” by Francesco Colonna, a page of which is shown in Pic 1.

  14. Connect : The rule of four

    The guys are Ian Caldwell and Dustin Tomasson

    The book in the pic above was Hypnerotomachia Poliphili.

  15. The plate is from Hypnerotomachia Poliphilli.

    The 2 gentlemen are Ian Caldwell & Dustin Thomason – authors of The Rule of Four.

    The book is about 2 dudes trying to solve the mystery of Hypnerotomachia Poliphilli.

  16. Venkatesh S (Venky)

    Visual 2 is Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason who wrote the “Rule of Four” ; in the book, the mystery is contained in Hypnerotomachia Poliphili – which is the book in visual 1.

  17. the rule of four(personally a dreadful experience,), a book by justin thomason and ian caldwell two people whom i really don’t want to meet in my life because they took six years to complete the above stated work, the first picture is the hypernotomachia poliphili(spellings pls excuse) features extensively in the rule of four.

  18. In 2004, Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason wrote a novel titled The Rule of Four about two Princeton University students who try to decode the mysteries of Hypnerotomachia Poliphili.

  19. not sure…something to do with the google translator and babelfish…translated text from italian to arabic….ok, i am losing it…

  20. The page is from the book Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (1499)

    The gentlemen below are Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason who are the authors of the novel The Rule Of Four – in which the protagonists try to solve the mystery of the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili.

  21. Thejaswi Udupa

    Hypnerotomachia Poliphili , Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason.

    The bestseller ‘The Rule of Four’ by the latter pair has a plot centered around demystifying the former work.

  22. (A) is the Hypnerotomachia Poliphilli.. and (B) are Ian Caldwell and Dustin Tomason who wriote Rule of Four which deals with some ninnies trying to decrypt it.