Daily Archives: February 12, 2011

What Does “You Can’t Prove A Negative” Mean?

Is the statement “You can’t prove a negative” meaningless? Sometimes it is mistaken for an argument from ignorance, which is non-proof and a logical fallacy The statement “You can’t prove a negative” is negative. So, how do you prove that … Continue reading

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New P.E. fitness model sparks academic success

Quote: Mens sana in corpore sano. Naperville Central High School, in the Chicago suburbs, has embraced a culture of fitness: PE is a daily, graded requirement. Naperville provides a powerful case study on how aerobic activity can transform not only … Continue reading

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Why IBM’s Jeopardy-Playing Computer Is So Important

Computers are great at crunching large sets of numbers. The mind excels at assumption and nuance. Jeopardy! is a quiz known for nuance, puns, double entendres and complex language designed to mislead human contestants. Google Search, or any common semantic … Continue reading

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