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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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According to Metcalfe's Law, the value of a network is the square of the number of nodes it has.
And this contextual value grows exponentially as with Metcalfe's law of the network, because networks are graphs.
Metcalfe's Law, which states that a network's value increases exponentially with each additional participant, has been used as one of theories explaining the reason for the rapid hikes in prices of bitcoin and other cyrptocurrencies over the past few years.
Each additional user costs nothing, and value is driven by the square of the number of users (per Metcalfe's law).
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.
Across the globe, Technology trends (including cloud and mobile computing, Big Data, increased processing power, and many others) and business economics (such as Metcalfe's law) are ushering in the IoE economy.