News tagged with power law

Letting cities develop naturally

A look at the world map tells us that countries and cities vary greatly in size, and that there are many more small cities than there are big ones. Interestingly, such uneven distribution of city sizes can be quite accurately ...

dateAug 18, 2015 in Environment
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House panel subpoenas on wind power, eagle deaths

House Republicans are seeking to compel the Obama administration to turn over uncensored, internal documents related to its enforcement of environmental laws at wind farms where eagles and other protected birds have been ...

dateMar 12, 2014 in Ecology
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Creating accountable anonymity online

The World Wide Web is, in many ways, still the Wild West. Though a large portion of internet traffic is monitored and traceable, systems like the Tor Project allow users to post and share anything anonymously. Anonymous systems ...

dateNov 12, 2013 in Internet
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