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Ptah Hotep Wrote About Being Polite

One of the earliest texts ever written—the maxims of the Egyptian sage Ptah Hotep (2200 B.C.E.)—was essentially a guidebook for enhancing interpersonal skills (Horne, 1917). Ptah Hotep encouraged people to be truthful, kind, and tolerant in their communication. He...

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Rise of the Stupid Network

Looking for this article recently at David Isenberg's site, we were surprised to find that the pointer to it was broken. To help keep these memes on the Web, here's a copy. The Rise of the Stupid Network was originally written during a single long weekend in May...

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Harry Nyquist

Harry Nyquist was born on 7 February 1889 in Nilsby, Sweden. He moved to the United States in 1907. He attended the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, from 1912 to 1915 and received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering in 1914 and 1915,...

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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein 1879–1955German-born theoretical physicist.  Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. Science, Philosophy and Religion: a Symposium (1941) ch. 13 As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and...

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