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How to: organize your digital library of papers

There are a few ways you can organize the digital papers you download. 1. One such way is using Zotero. Basically, Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. 2. Another one is to use Mendeley. In addition to being multi-platform, it also has a …

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List of famous mathematicians

Doing a school project on mathematicians? Don’t pick Einstein like your mom would… pick one from the following list instead. Then google their name + wikipedia, and tada, instant math project done! Hippias  Recorde, Robert Ferrari, Ludovico Viete, Francois Mahavira Bhaskara Fibonacci Stifel, Michael Tartaglia, Niccolo Cardano, Girolamo Ahmes Pythagoras Hippocrates Plato Ceulen, Ludolph van …

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Google results based on number of o’s

Over on the xkcd forums there was a post about the number of google results for the word google with a varying number of “o’s”. Such as:ggglegogglegooglegooogle…goooooo *125 o’s in total*  oooogle The data yoteango collected is as follows: O’s    Search Results —————————-0      105,0001      1,500,0002      2,020,000,0003      342,0004      666,0005     …

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