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laws

  • autonomy - From Greek autos, "self," and nomos, "law," i.e. a person or unit that makes its own laws.
  • blue sky laws - Laws protecting the public from securities fraud.
  • code, codex - Code, from Latin codex, meaning "block of wood split into tablets, document written on wood tablets," was first a set of laws.
  • constitute, constitution - Constitute can mean "make laws" and a constitution is a "how-to" document for a government or organization.
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Noun1.laws - the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unitLaws - the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
Book of Genesis, Genesis - the first book of the Old Testament: tells of Creation; Adam and Eve; the Fall of Man; Cain and Abel; Noah and the flood; God's covenant with Abraham; Abraham and Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Joseph and his brothers
Book of Exodus, Exodus - the second book of the Old Testament: tells of the departure of the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt led by Moses; God gave them the Ten Commandments and the rest of Mosaic law on Mount Sinai during the Exodus
Book of Leviticus, Leviticus - the third book of the Old Testament; contains Levitical law and ritual precedents
Book of Numbers, Numbers - the fourth book of the Old Testament; contains a record of the number of Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt
Book of Deuteronomy, Deuteronomy - the fifth book of the Old Testament; contains a second statement of Mosaic law
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Hebrew Scripture, Tanach, Tanakh - the Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings
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Timothy Peterson, a founder and portfolio manager of Cane Island Alternative Advisors, a company managing global macro-investment strategy, also defined Metcalfe's Law as a model for bitcoin's value in his recent paper posted on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN).
He used the metaphors of Metcalfe's Law -- that the value of a telecom network is proportional to the square of the number of connected users on the network -- and the lessons of James J.
Metcalfe's Law is a phenomenon of the networking world.
The "art of command" will morph to realize Metcalfe's Law network values while the "science of control" will continue to demonstrate Moore's Law by expanding technology to extend human capacity.
And why wouldn't they -- Metcalfe's law states that the value of anetworkisproportional to the number of connected users of the system.
Metcalfe's law states that the value of a telecommunications network is proportional to the square of the number of users of the system when they are connected with compatible, communicating devices.
Rolling out to over 4,000 users was an acknowledgement on Avaya's part that 1) Metcalfe's Law is important to overcoming barriers and 2) scalable video solutions are here, now, and manageable.
Metcalfe's Law predicts that network value is proportional to the size of the network, and that individual user's utility is a linear function to network size (Swann, 2002).
The 20-something troops mostly live by Metcalfe's Law, spreading information with viral infection.