- Robert Metcalfe won the Turing Award (the ‘Computer Science Nobel Prize’) for his work on early networking. According to DBLP, Metcalfe published 11 journal articles and 7 peer-review conference papers. Metcalfe was denied his PhD at first. Among other things, he is known for the following law:
Metcalfe’s law states that the financial value or impact of a telecommunications network is proportional to the square of the number of connected users of the system.
- Loconte et al. propose using standadized psychological tests to evaluate tools like ChatGPT.
- Altay and Acerbi report that people fear misinformation because they assume that other people are gullible.
- Short videos in sequence may impair your cognition.
- You can train yourself for competitive high intensity exercises while on a high fat diet.
- 4% of boys and 1% of girls have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at age 8 according to the CDC.
- An amateur mathematician (David Smith) discovered for the first time how to create a tile that can cover a plane without ever repeating the pattern.
- According to Verger, as the rise of the West was already operating at great speeds prior to European colonialism, the often-suggested idea that the West’s ascent can be attributed to Europe’s colonialist history is untenable.
- Woody vegetation cover over sub-Saharan Africa increased by 8% between 1986 and 2016.
- Over the last century, the hardwood trees in Ohio have extended their growth season by an extra month, due to warmer temperatures.
- High-protein diets and intermittent fasting are effective at weight loss.
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