CEOs Need an Advertising Check Up or Second Opinion
...tising expenditures, said to me: 'John, I spent five million dollars
and I still don't know what we got for our money.' This reminded me of the
by John Wanamaker, the inventor of the department store, when
he said: 'I know half of my money was wasted on advertising; I just don't
know which hal...
Researchers unite to distribute quantum keys
...eep completely confidential, which can be sent along practical communication lines, made of fibre optics. Quantum indeterminacy, the quantum mechanics dictum
which states that measuring an unknown quantum state will change it, means that the information cannot be accessed by a third party without corrupting...
Principle of Recursive Genome Function Supersedes Dogmas; By Andras Pellionisz, Online Ahead of Print; (Scientific Visionary Vindicated)
... of molecular biology" (Crick, 1956) or the misnomer of "junk" DNA (Ohno 1972), since they never believed them in the first place. The dictum
claiming that a flow of information from proteins back to DNA "never happens" or the idea that 97.8% of the human genome should be disregard...
Centralization mania takes over
...ng the same words come out of so many mouths.
The only problem is that a dictum
of "Above me localized, below me centralized" just doesn't work as an enter...res hands-on, day-to-day, by-the-business management.
The architectural dictum
becomes "Localized custom, centralized utility." Cool mantra, but without s...
FDA: Tortoise, hare, or something else?
Safety takes a back seat
As pointed out in previous columns, safety has always been a concern ever since Hippocrates laid out the dictum
of First, Do No Harm. Ironically, however, as modern medicine began to deliver an ever increasing supply of medical miracles during the last century, ...
...ested a rigid World view disallows many academics from accepting evidence contrary to their preconceptions.
Georges Cuvier 's so-called "Rash dictum
" is sometimes cited as a reason that researchers should avoid "rash" conclusions: In 1821 , Cuvier remarked that it was unlikely for any large, unkn...