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Richard Hamming: You and Your Research

Talk at Bellcore, 7 March 1986<p>The title of my talk is "You and Your Research." It is not about managing research, it is about how you individually do …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

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Foc.us headset hits the FCC, ready to shock gamers' noggins into shape

It may not have FDA approval, but the noggin-shocking Foc.us headset recently passed through the FCC for certification. The unit utilizes transcranial direct-current simulation on the prefrontal cortex of the brain (forehead), which is claimed to improve short-term memory and cognitive function. …

The weekend in pictures

Female Genital Mutilation On The Decline, But Still Too Common

More than 125 million women and girls in Africa and the Middle East have suffered from genital cutting and other types of mutilation, UNICEF said this week in the most comprehensive and quantitative survey to date. Nearly half of those women live in Egypt and Ethiopia, where the practice is still …

How do you provide water and sanitation to 50,000 people in the middle of the desert?

The United Nations estimates that as many as 1 million Syrian refugees will be living in Jordan by the end of 2013. To help accommodate this huge …

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