I read Jim's article: no doubt in my mind that this is an epoch-making document regarding Sam Hooker, his Card Rise and his legacy. It's brilliantly written, crystal clear and articulate, with wonderful photographs and drawings.
By now you might guess, however, that I can't just "read" an article about the HCR... Regarding the second part of the article, the description of the routines, I already formed a list of a dozen "hmmms" in my head, things that make me think, put it this way. But I just can't afford the time right now, so I have to put the whole thing on standby for a while.
Here's one big hmmm however:
Page 10, column 2, line 10: RK: "no one has come even remotely close to figuring it out" ....HMMMMMMMMMMM.... ;)