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What Published Paper Has the Largest Number of Co-Authors?

Probably, this one: Why am I saying it has the largest number of co-authors?  Because it is not often that we can see a paper with 5,154 authors representing 344 different organizations! I guess, this is what it takes to … Continue reading

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Putting a Billion Years in Perspective

Short-term future forecasting (months to years) is practical, because it could be reasonably accurate. Mid-term future forecasting (many decades to centuries) is entertaining because it is most likely inaccurate, but we cannot argue with the author since none of us … Continue reading

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The Future of Fast Helicopters

Lockheed Martin gives us a glimpse of future combat helicopters with the release of a new video of its Sikorsky-Boeing Future Vertical Lift concept. The Future Vertical Lift concept is based on a contra-rotating, co-axial rotor system combined with an aft push … Continue reading

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The (True) First Smart Watch

The Casio Databank CD-40 debuted in 1984. It was one of the first digital watches created in the 1980s that allowed the user to store information, following a Pulsar model released in 1982.  It probably is the first real smartwatch. According to Wikipedia, … Continue reading

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Feel the Scale of the Universe

I remember a saying that there are more stars in the universe than there are grains of sand on Earth.  Watch the video below to feel the true scale of this universe that we are fortunate to be a part of (thanks to … Continue reading

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A Great CGI Video for ReCore

This is a great short action-packed CGI video for a game called ReCore.  Enjoy.

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On the Evolution of Analytics

Take a look at IBM’s version of “The Evolution of Analytics:”I still cannot say I understand completely what “Cognitive Analytics” is. Deloitte published an article on this subject in 2014 entitled Cognitive Analytics. The article lists three key elements of Cognitive Analytics: … Continue reading

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