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Math conundrums explained

How does the Google search ranking system work? Can mathematics explain the Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day? A new web series of 'The Algebra of Everything' will explore these questions and more.

dateJan 31, 2013 in Mathematics
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Checking out open access

From Wikipedia to shareware, the Internet has made information and software more widely available than ever. At the heart of this explosion is the simple idea that information should be open and free for anyone. Yet with ...

dateJan 30, 2013 in Social Sciences
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App helps catch drunk drivers

Nearly 30 Americans a day die in vehicle crashes that involve drunk drivers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That number is so appalling to Frank Vahid, a computer science professor in the Bourns ...

dateJan 15, 2013 in Software
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