Q+A With The First Female Director Of MIT's Largest Research Lab
CSAIL’s Director is Daniela Rus, the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and a 2002 MacArthur Fellow. She is the first female head of CSAIL, a disti...
Algorithm Solves Graph Isomorphism In Record Time
Computer scientists are abuzz over a fast new algorithm for solving one of the central problems in the field. A theoretical computer scientist has presented an algorithm that is being hailed as a brea...
Faster Optimization
Optimization problems are everywhere in engineering: Balancing design tradeoffs is an optimization problem, as are scheduling and logistical planning. The theory — and sometimes the implementation — o...
The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational
The human brain is capable of 1016 processes per second, which makes it far more powerful than any computer currently in existence. But that doesn't mean our brains don't have major limitations. The l...
The Playboy centrefold at the centre of computer science
Is it appropriate that a Playboy centrefold from 1972 is still being used as a standard test image in image processing circles?
Millennials Are Less Promiscuous Compared To Earlier Generations Says Study
A new research conducted by the San Diego State University (SDSU) suggests that millennials, or people born from 1981 to 1997, engage in sex with fewer partners compared to previous generations. SDSU ...
How To Detect Sneaky NSA 'Quantum Insert' Attacks
AMONG ALL OF the NSA hacking operations exposed by whistleblower Edward Snowden over the last two years, one in particular has stood out for its sophistication and stealthiness. Known as Quantum Inser...
Mathematics, More than Theology, Helps Us Know God
Classical theology begins with the premise that God is infinite, but how can humans possibly have knowledge of God when infinity is, by definition, beyond the bounds of human imagination? First Things...
Google's quantum computing milestone
The latest advancement, from researchers at Google and the University of California, Santa Barbara, is a way to make quantum computers more stable and better able to find and fix errors. The new resea...
Social science
This looks at network dynamics. The objective is to understand the common themes that different networks have both in the physical and social world. Some of ...
Q+A With The First Female Director Of MIT's Largest Research Lab
CSAIL’s Director is Daniela Rus, the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT and a 2002 MacArthur Fellow. She is the first female head of CSAIL, a disti...
Edmund Husserl
Edmund Gustav Albrecht Husserl (/ˈhʊsɛrl/; [ˈhʊsɐl]; April 8, 1859 – April 27, 1938) was a German philosopher who established the school of phenomenology. He broke with the positivist orientation of t...
Edmund Husserl - Wikipedia
List of Talmudic principles
The Talmud uses many types of logical arguments.
A Chazakah (Hebrew: חזקה‎) usually refers to the default assumption; i.e. what is assumed until there is evidence to the contrary. For ex...
List of Talmudic principles - Wikipedia
List of modern-day Muslim scholars of Islam
This article is a list of modern-era (20th to 21st century) scholars of Islam who are considered by reliable sources to be leading authorities on the teachings and rulings of the Islam religion.Geogra...
The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational
The human brain is capable of 1016 processes per second, which makes it far more powerful than any computer currently in existence. But that doesn't mean our brains don't have major limitations. The l...
Colette Caillat
Prof. Dr. Colette Caillat (1921–2007) was a French professor of Sanskrit and comparative grammar. She was also one of the world's leading Jain scholars.
Caillat was born in Saint-Leu-la-Forêt, Sei...
Ernest Wood
Ernest Egerton Wood (18 August 1883 – 17 September 1965) was a noted English yogi, theosophist, Sanskrit scholar, and author of numerous books, including Concentration – An Approach to Meditation, Yog...
Ernest Wood - Wikipedia
Mathematics, More than Theology, Helps Us Know God
Classical theology begins with the premise that God is infinite, but how can humans possibly have knowledge of God when infinity is, by definition, beyond the bounds of human imagination? First Things...
Ismail ibn Ibrahim
Ismail Ibn Ibrahim (Arabic: اسماعيل بن ابراهيم‎) is most notable for being the father of Imam Bukhari.
Ismail's ancestry can be traced to a farmer named Bardizbah who lived in the vicini...
Ismail ibn Ibrahim - Wikipedia