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"Know thyself". Carved in stone in front of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, that was the first thing people saw when they visited the Oracle to find answers. The benefits of knowing oneself are many. It fosters insight, increases self-control, and promotes positive behaviors such as exercise and energy conservation.

By Ian Li, Anind Dey, Jodi Forlizzi, December 2009

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Objective viewpoint

By Matt Tucker, March 2000

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Prefix compression of sparse binary strings

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By David Salomon, March 2000

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