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Write Your Name in Runes Write Your Name in Runes The runic alphabet, or Futhark, gets its name from its first six letters (f, u, th, a, r, k), much like the word "alphabet" derives from the first two letters of the Greek alphabet, alpha and beta. Each rune not only represents a phonetic sound but also has its own distinct meaning often connected with Norse mythology.
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The 48 Laws of Power Background Greene initially formulated some of the ideas in The 48 Laws of Power while working as a writer in Hollywood and concluding that today's power elite shared similar traits with powerful figures throughout history. In 1995, Greene worked as a writer at Fabrica, an art and media school, and met a book packager named Joost Elffers. Greene pitched a book about power to Elffers and six months later, Elffers requested that Greene write a treatment. Although Greene was unhappy in his current job, he was comfortable and saw the time needed to write a proper book proposal as too risky. However, at the time Greene was rereading his favorite biography about Julius Caesar and took inspiration from Caesar's decision to cross the Rubicon River and fight Pompey, thus inciting the Great Roman Civil War. Greene would follow Caesar's example and write the treatment, which later became The 48 Laws of Power. He would note this as the turning point of his life.
International observance An international observance, also known as an international dedication or an international anniversary is a period of time to observe some issue of international interest or concern. This is used to commemorate, promote and mobilize for action. Many of these periods have been established by the United Nations General Assembly (UN), Economic and Social Council, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), World Health Organization (WHO) and other United Nations bodies including the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). List of international observances Days January
Garden of Eden (cellular automaton) A 12x11 orphan pattern in Conway's Game of Life, found by Achim Flammenkamp. Black squares are required ON cells; blue x's are required OFF cells. In a cellular automaton, a Garden of Eden configuration is a configuration that cannot appear on the lattice after one time step, no matter what the initial configuration. In other words, these are the configurations with no predecessors. A Garden of Eden is a configuration of the whole lattice (usually a one- or two-dimensional infinite square lattice). Crowdsourcing app will “measure the world” for a week through smartphones If you've ever had trouble explaining the concept of "big data" to someone—or had trouble wrapping your brain around the buzzword yourself—Rick Smolan wants to help. But how do you demonstrate big data? It's the somewhat abstract, powerful analytical processing of massive quantities of human- and machine-generated data. Smolan believes he can help people understand the idea with his new multimedia effort "The Human Face of Big Data," a week-long, mobile-app project which seeks to transform millions of smartphone users into voluntary sensors who will then "measure the world." Smolan is a former National Geographic photojournalist, and his company, Against All Odds Productions, is a driving force behind the project. He may be uniquely qualified for this task due to his long track record of tackling monstrously large topics with large teams.