Adage
An adage (/ˈædɨdʒ/; Latin: adagium) is a short, usually philosophical, but memorable saying which holds some important fact of experience that is considered true by many people, or that has gained som...
The Law That Predicts Computing Power Turns 50
Today represents a historic milestone in technology: it's the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, the observation that the complexity of computer chips tends to double at a regular rate. On April 19th, 1...
Intel’s former chief architect: Moore’s law will be dead within a decade
According to former Intel architect Bob Colwell, the end of Moore's Law is coming, no matter what. Granted, we've heard that before -- but this time, it's for real.
Inverse consequences - The most important lesson on lighting.
The inverse square law and it's consequences, is probably the most important thing to understand with photographic lighting. Although a bit of a boring lesso...
Murphy's law - HotForWords - Murphy s Law!
http://www.hotforwords.com to request words. Murphy's Law! Just who was this Murphy guy anyway?
Murphy's law - Murphy s Law
James Nesbitt as D/S Tommy Murphy.
Proverb
A proverb (from Latin: proverbium) is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity. They are oft...
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Phrase
In everyday speech, a phrase may be any group of words, or a single word, often carrying a special idiomatic meaning; in this sense it is roughly synonymous with expression. In linguistic analysis, a ...
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Proverbs
A proverb (from Latin: proverbium) is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity. They are oft...
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Streisand effect
The Streisand effect is the phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing the information more widely, usually facilitat...
Streisand effect - Wikipedia
The Law That Predicts Computing Power Turns 50
Today represents a historic milestone in technology: it's the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, the observation that the complexity of computer chips tends to double at a regular rate. On April 19th, 1...
PS Comet
The paddle steamer PS Comet was built for Henry Bell, hotel and baths owner in Helensburgh, and began a passenger service on 15 August 1812 on the River Clyde between Glasgow and Greenock, the first c...
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Segal's law
Segal's law is an adage that states:It refers to the potential pitfalls of having too much potentially conflicting information when making a decision.
In reality a man possessing one watch has no ...
Festina lente
Festina lente or σπεῦδε βραδέως (speûde bradéōs) is a classical adage and oxymoron meaning "make haste slowly" (sometimes rendered in English as "more haste, less speed"). It has been adopted as a m...
Festina lente - Wikipedia
Ševčenko's law
Ševčenko's law or Ševčenko's law of the dog and the forest is the tendency of historians to repeat the coverage and the work of previous historians, to the disadvantage of general historical coverage....
Novikov self-consistency principle
The Novikov self-consistency principle, also known as the Novikov self-consistency conjecture, is a principle developed by Russian physicist Igor Dmitriyevich Novikov in the mid-1980s to solve the pro...
Externality
In economics, an externality is the cost or benefit that affects a party who did not choose to incur that cost or benefit.For example, manufacturing activities that cause air pollution impose health ...
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Joy's Law (management)
In management, Joy's Law is the principle that "No matter who you are, most of the smartest people work for someone else,” attributed to Sun Microsystems co-founder Bill Joy. Joy was prompted to state...
Nightfall (Asimov short story and novel)
"Nightfall" is a 1941 science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov about the coming of darkness to the people of a planet ordinarily illuminated at all times on all sides. It was adapted into a novel w...
Nightfall (Asimov short story and novel) - Wikipedia
Clarke's three laws
Clarke's Three Laws are three "laws" of prediction formulated by the British science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke. They are:
Clarke's First Law was proposed by Arthur C. Clarke in the essay "Ha...
The Moon is made of green cheese
"The Moon is made of green cheese" is a statement referring to a fanciful belief that the Moon is composed of cheese. In its original formulation as a proverb and metaphor for credulity with roots in ...
Hawthorne effect
The Hawthorne effect (also referred to as the observer effect) is a type of reactivity in which individuals improve an aspect of their behavior in response to their awareness of being observed. The o...
Solvitur ambulando

Solvitur ambulando /ˈsɒlvɪtər ˌæmbjʊˈlændoʊ/ is a Latin term which means:Diogenes of Sinope, also known as "Diogenes the Cynic", is said to have replied to the argument that motion is unreal by s...
Grosch's law
Grosch's law is the following observation of computer performance attributed to Herb Grosch in 1965:This adage is more commonly stated asTwo years before Grosch's statement, Seymour Cray was quoted in...