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Ceci N’est Pas Une Lettre

I think that it might be interesting for people to know that the last hack -- pictured on the cover of Tuesday’s Tech -- is a direct parody of the painting “The Betrayal of Images” by Belgian Surrealist Rene Magritte. The painting depicts what is definitely a pipe, and is captioned “Ceci n’est pas une pipe.” Translation: “This is not a pipe.” I think it’s great that references to art, which is largely ignored at MIT, can be included in some small way in our school’s culture.


Hua-yin Yu ’00