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How Would Einstein Use E-mail?


September 25, 2009

Lus Amaral You're not as different from Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin after all, at least when it comes to patterns of correspondence. A new Northwestern University study of human behavior has determined that those who wrote letters using pen and paper -- long before electronic mail existed -- did so in a pattern similar to the way people use e-mail today. The probability model provides some insight into how people make choices. Full Story

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