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If putting the purpose of a business at the heart of corporate law does all of that, one might well wonder why we invented the corporation in the first place.50 years later, Milton Friedman’s shareholder doctrine is dead|jakemeth|September 13, 2020|Fortune
In 1994, mathematician Peter Shor invented an algorithm, that if run on a sufficiently powerful quantum computer, would easily find these two primes.Quantum computers threaten to end digital security. Here’s what’s being done about it|Jeremy Kahn|September 11, 2020|Fortune
It was a British TV company that wanted him to invent a language for monsters with no lips, just big teeth, in a new fantasy series, Beowulf.Talking Is Throwing Fictional Worlds at One Another - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Kevin Berger|September 9, 2020|Nautilus
By September, the Justice Department drops all charges after it is revealed that the schematics were of an entirely different device that Xi had invented.A brief history of US-China espionage entanglements|Konstantin Kakaes|September 3, 2020|MIT Technology Review
His goal is to refine and commercialize technology, rather than invent anything entirely new.Neurologists aren’t so sure about Elon Musk’s Neuralink brain implant startup|dzanemorris|August 31, 2020|Fortune
I still do find it a tremendously useful device to invent a character and have the character sing the song.
As a Harvard undergraduate, he used systolic blood pressure readings to invent the lie detector test.Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine|Tom Arnold-Forster|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Did McCarthy invent the portrayal of violence in fiction, or should that laurel go to Homer?Compliments Are Nice, but Enough With the Cormac McCarthy Comparisons|William Giraldi|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Reform first came in 1935 when Lenora Slaughter was hired to re-invent the pageant as its new director.
By using an alter ego, he liberates himself, relaxes himself so he can invent freely.The Stacks: Robin Williams, More Than A Shtick Figure|Joe Morgenstern|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I add nothing to the “Extremes,” import nothing from abroad in regard to them, invent nothing.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
As if there were not enough real tragedy in the world and it were necessary to invent!
Controve, compose or invent tunes, foule fayle, fail miserably.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
She might have invented a pretext for staying away; she might even invent a pretext now for going.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
If a man prefers not to speak of himself or of his doings, his enemies will soon invent some tale of their own.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux