No Great Researcher is Special

Peter Turney tells us that there is almost no instance of a great discovery or invention that was not discovered independently and simultaneously. I think it is very important to keep this in mind, given our culture of overinflated egos.

Peter then asks a very important question. If his theory is true, and he has strong backing, then why is this fact getting so little recognition?

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Daniel Lemire

A computer science professor at the University of Quebec (TELUQ).

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