A nanosecond is a billionth of a second, but we’re not very good with really big or tiny numbers. So, Grace Hopper, the inventor of “the first compiler for a computer programming language”, explains to some eager, young minds with a piece of wire.
Grace Hopper explains a nanosecond with a visual aid
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Days Without a Mass Shooting
Unfortunately, while of varying magnitude, mass shootings are somewhat regular in the United States.
It’s All Greek (or Chinese or Spanish or…) to Me
In English, there’s an idiom that notes confusion: “It’s all Greek to me.” Other languages have similar sayings, but they don’t use Greek as their point of confusion.
Why People Move
Here are the estimates from the Current Population Survey for the most recent time segment between 2017 and 2018.