Adamic


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A`dam´ic


a.1.Of or pertaining to Adam, or resembling him.
Adamic earth
a name given to common red clay, from a notion that Adam means red earth.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It had become linked with establishing collaboration and relations with virtual communities (Yang, Adamic & Ackerman, 2008), by making use of their wisdom (Surowiecki, 2004) to solve problems (Vukovic, Mariana, & Laredo, 2009), and creating innovative solutions (Sloane, 2011) and open-source software.
There are eight types of covenants: 'The Edenic, The Adamic, The Noahic, The Abrahamic, The Mosaic, The Davidic, The Land and The New Covenants'.
The study on blogsphere addresses "epidemic" interests among different blogs regarding the content cited or copied from other blogs (Adar & Adamic, 2005).
Specifically, the focus is directed to the use of Facebook (FB) as a social network system, and are left out to others, because it has become the most popular site among students (Ellison, et al., 2007; Adamic, et al., 2003; Haythornthwaite, 2005).
"The message we would like to convey is that our species is much older than we thought and that it did not emerge in an Adamic way in a small 'Garden of Eden' somewhere in East Africa.
Finally, he concludes with a discussion of how this legacy of Adamic understandings illuminates St.
In wilfully taking on the "curse of hanging on a tree," Christ redeems humanity from the Adamic transgression--also involving a tree--and completes a cosmic victory over death.
The earliest studies on the link prediction are that proposed by Adamic and Adar [1] and by Liben-Nowell and Kleinberg [28] for social networks.
Its original purpose was to help the operator in the acquisition of knowledge (or rather the reacquisition of the lost inheritance of Adamic knowledge), and in this goal, the Liber florum is influenced by more than one magical tradition that was condemned by medieval authorities, particularly the ars notoria of Solomon.
I would like to conclude by proposing a hypothesis: in the last entry of the Zibaldone the tension between the ancient Greek and the Adamic poles is resolved in the creation of an alternative model of life, a model that is distinctively Leopardian and purely modern.