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Forge alliances with other departments that are critical to your success.  A starting point might be to ask for a tour of the other departments or hold a “sh
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1 Billion

The number of decimal places (1 billion) to which Greg and David Chudnovsky calculated for the value of pi. Even with this massive number of decimal places, the
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C.S. Lewis

“Two heads are better than one, not because either is infallible, but because they are unlikely to go wrong in the same direction.” Book of the Month Surely
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Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard Feynman

Professor Feynman is not your typical Nobel Prize-winning physicist. Through his playful antics and tales you will soon learn to appreciate the deep patterns of
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