Bill Gates – Wikipedia

American business magnate and philanthropist William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, software developer, investor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation.[3] During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, chief…

Spanish flu – Wikipedia

1918 pandemic of H1N1 influenza virus Spanish flu Disease Influenza Virus strain H1N1 Location Worldwide First outbreak Unknown First reported Spain Date January 1918 – December 1920 Confirmed cases 500 million (estimate) Deaths 17–50 million (estimate) The Spanish flu (also known as the 1918 flu…

Algorithmic regulation – Wikipedia

Algorithmic regulation (also known as Algorithmic governance, Regulation by algorithms, Government by algorithm or Algorithmic legal order[1]) is an alternative form of government or also social ordering, where the advantages and usages of computer algorithms, especially of artificial intelligence, are applied to regulations, law enforcement…

Conway’s Game of Life – Wikipedia

2D cellular automaton devised by J. H. Conway in 1970 “Conway game” redirects here. For Conway’s surreal number game theory, see Surreal number. The Game of Life, also known simply as Life, is a cellular automaton devised by the British mathematician John Horton Conway in…

Peter Easton – Wikipedia

This article is about the pirate. For the American accounting researcher, see Peter D. Easton. Peter Easton (c. 1570 – 1620 or after) was a pirate in the early 17th century who operated along the Newfoundland coastline between Harbour Grace and Ferryland from 1611 to…

Made in Germany – Wikipedia

Made in Germany, West German postage stamp of 1988 Made in Germany is a merchandise mark indicating that a product has been manufactured in Germany. History[edit] The label was originally introduced in Britain by the Merchandise Marks Act 1887,[1] to mark foreign produce more obviously,…

Saturn’s hexagon – Wikipedia

Saturn – North polar hexagon and vortex as well as rings (April 2, 2014). Saturn’s hexagon is a persisting hexagonal cloud pattern around the north pole of the planet Saturn, located at about 78°N.[1][2][3] The sides of the hexagon are about 14,500 km (9,000 mi) long,[4][5][6][7] which…

Garden-path sentence – Wikipedia

A garden-path sentence is a grammatically correct sentence that starts in such a way that a reader’s most likely interpretation will be incorrect; the reader is lured into a parse that turns out to be a dead end or yields a clearly unintended meaning. “Garden…