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Peter Brockway
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Jan. 5, 2016
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Chinese Food & The Big Picture
Also George Harrison in exactly the words remembered. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XdJU6AsbsY
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
You can love or loath the "singular they", but it shouldn't be accused of novelty. When English adopted a system of natural gender something like a bug appeared in the pronoun system: the lack of a third-person singular gender-neutral pronoun for animate referents. Wycliffe could say (1382) "Eche on ...
Software for tournament organizer to prove honesty
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Wouldn't that be Eponymous of Pouthena? He's not nearly as well known nowadays as his contemporary Anonymous of Crete who is still widely cited having claimed authorship of all (and only) the algorithms for which no-one has claimed authorship.
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Sorry, Michael, if I understood. Perhaps the humour font is required... I'm not a USAmerican and sometimes the subtilty of your culture can trip me up. There's a spectrum from biology and climate denial through Elvis sightings and moon landing fakery to flatearthism. I admit that I'm ...
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet Packet switched networks in the 1960s, followed quickly by internetworking. Commercial ISPs by the late 1980s. By 1990 Compuserve had 1/2 a million email users and Tim Berners-Lee gave us HTTP.
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A sensible person would partition the data since it would be a bit pointless to test a theory with the evidence that was used to create it. A real test will be against evidence that played no part in the development of the theory. The problem is trying to convince ...
Surveillance at NABCs - new announcement
> I fear a lot of rumors and nonsense based on limited and careless views I don't know how much rumor there will be, but limited careless people do create rumors. However that is simply no justification for censorship (including self censorship). To spread, rumor requires not only someone careless ...
History of Duplicate Bridge
Sorry, Ken is right: "The Little School". And it was formed at Cambridge, not Oxford. My bad, I was too lazy to look it up.
History of Duplicate Bridge
In "The Evolution of Whist" (1895) pp 155-6 Pole mentions and quotes from the letter to "Bell's Life": "The scheme, besides possessing the greatest simplicity, almost entirely eliminates luck. ... In each of two separate apartments a Whist table is formed, each table being composed of two good players against ...
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