Monthly Archives: February 2011

flaws of average

http://www.flawofaverages.com/ The Flaw of Averages: Why We Underestimate Risk in the Face of Uncertainty Advertisements

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Who’s your friend?

Domino’s delivery driver comes to the rescue of elderly daily customer By Brett Michael Dyke Every day for the past three years, 82-year-old Jean Wilson of Memphis has ordered a large, thin-crust pepperoni pizza and two diet cokes from a local … Continue reading

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braking and traffic

If you sit in a some gridlock this holiday season, you might come to the end of the line of cars and realize, hey, there’s nothing there. No accident, no police on the shoulder, just a bunch of cars that … Continue reading

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Communication technologies

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Help Address Global Humanitarian Challenges Through “Engineering for Change”

Dear Colleague: As you may have noticed, IEEE has initiated recently several new efforts toward humanitarian and global development challenges. This undertaking represents recognition on our part of the great potential of our members (engineers and experts in computing and … Continue reading

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WEATHER BULLETIN

From a county emergency manager in Minot, North Dakota   Up here in the Northern part of North Dakota we just recovered from a Historic event — may I even say a “Weather Event” of “Biblical Proportions” — with a historic blizzard of up to … Continue reading

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wireless

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Learning

To Really Learn, Quit Studying and Take a Test http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/21/science/21memory.html?_r=4&hpw

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