July 7, 2015 - July 8, 2015
September 15, 2015 - September 17, 2015
September 14, 2015 - September 18, 2015
Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.
December 31, 2014
New competitive demands and regulatory requirements are driving financial firms around the world to use highly precise timestamps on incoming information and transactions, a trend likely to push firms to adopt a common time source like GPS.
January 26, 2015 - January 28, 2015
Dana Point, California, U.S.A.
December 16, 2014
A rule largely aimed at opening trade in telecommunication services will require Russia and other international providers of GNSS services to apply for authorization before their navigation signals can be legally used in the United States, a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) official has told GPS experts on the Space-based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board.
October 5, 2015 - October 9, 2015
Thinking Aloud • November/December 2014
Every so often, anthropologists — and maybe a few mathematicians — have a field day puzzling over the origins of our positional base-10 numeral system.
Oh, not the historical origins themselves, the Hindu-Arabic innovations beginning in the 5th and 6th centuries. That’s all pretty much agreed.
No, I’m referring to the possible physiological inspirations, the readily visible digits at the ends of our limbs: 10 fingers, 10 toes.
Coincidence? Does nature have coincidents, or does it abhor them like vacuums — o horror vacui?
December 15, 2014 - December 19, 2014
San Francisco, California, U.S.A.