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I am currently employed in the nuclear industry and have university degrees in nuclear engineering and theoretical physics. I am primarily interested in science and philosophy but I also dabble in programing, information visualization, and fine typography.


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answered Can the name of a country always convey the name of a nation?
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comment How can you distinguish between different meanings of the verb “to know” in English?
If I had remembered that Simpson's line, I probably could have worked it into the conversation. "They know of our requirements... but they don't know our requirements."
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accepted How can you distinguish between different meanings of the verb “to know” in English?
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comment How can you distinguish between different meanings of the verb “to know” in English?
Having studied a great deal of n-dimensional mathematics, and having a deep interest in philosophy and religion, I would disagree with your distinction between knowledge and information and agree with your edit that such a distinction is cultural. Your short answer, however, is probably correct.
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comment How can you distinguish between different meanings of the verb “to know” in English?
Yes, I know :) about the Knowledge, that's what brought the example to mind.
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asked How can you distinguish between different meanings of the verb “to know” in English?
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answered Word for “handout issued by teacher”
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accepted Where does the phrase of “boredom punctuated by moments of terror” come from?
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comment Where does the phrase of “boredom punctuated by moments of terror” come from?
That is a superb and thorough answer. Thank you!
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asked Where does the phrase of “boredom punctuated by moments of terror” come from?
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comment Should personal pronouns always be placed at the end of a list?
And, indeed, in the event of three participants, a conversation would be held "among" them rather than "between" them. ;)
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asked Should personal pronouns always be placed at the end of a list?
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comment Is the term “go-to-hell hat” in common usage?
Great! Thanks for the answer.
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accepted Is the term “go-to-hell hat” in common usage?
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