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Fermi Problems — How to Think like a Physicist [How many workers are necessary to build Khufu’s pyramid?]

“For the making of the pyramid itself there passed a period of twenty years. They worked by a hundred thousand men at a time, for each three months continually.” Herodotus (484 – c. 425 BC) March 1st 2022 — A ‘Fermi Question’ asks … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — National Security Advisor McMaster : “More information does not equate to better understanding”

“The U.S. is a litigious environment within which the Army operates; intelligence leaders must understand the role legal limitations and authorities play in shaping intelligence support.” General H. R. McMaster “Do You Really Need More Information? The US Intelligence Community invests … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — National Security Advisor McMaster: “More information does not equate to better understanding”

“The U.S. is a litigious environment within which the Army operates; intelligence leaders must understand the role legal limitations and authorities play in shaping intelligence support.” General H. R. McMaster “Do You Really Need More Information? The US Intelligence Community invests … Continue reading

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National Security Advisor McMaster: “More information does not equate to better understanding”

“Do You Really Need More Information? The US Intelligence Community invests heavily in improved intelligence collection systems while managers of analysis lament the comparatively small sums devoted to enhancing analytical resources, improving analytical methods, or gaining better understanding of the cognitive … Continue reading

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