cartesian cartesian  /kɑr ˈti ʒən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a follower of Cartesian thought
  2. (adj) of or relating to Rene Descartes or his works

News

  1. Canada's Telus agrees to buy start-up Public Mobile

    By Alastair Sharp and Euan Rocha TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian telecom company Telus said on Wednesday it has agreed to buy 100 percent of struggling startup Public Mobile from private equity firm Cartesian Capital and Thomvest Seed Capital, a Toronto-based investment vehicle backed by Peter Thomson. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Canadian government said in a separate statement ...
    on October 24, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Telus says agrees to buy start-up Public Mobile

    Telus said on Wednesday it has agreed to buy 100 percent of Canadian telecom startup Public Mobile from private equity firm Cartesian Capital and Thomvest Seed Capital, a Toronto-based investment vehicle ...
    on October 24, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "There's a Cartesian grid," Lin explained. "It's how a computer sees terrain. We got the data points, and I started making models, bigger and bigger and bigger."
    on Sep 30, 2008 By: Maya Lin Source: Bloomberg

  2. "So I went. It was a mistake. I even had the (unfavourable poll) numbers," Duceppe said, adding that he gave in to emotion. "I'm fundamentally a Cartesian who has little room for his emotions. Reason is not all. I've learned that."
    on May 15, 2007 By: Gilles Duceppe Source: Toronto Star

  3. "Look, I'ma Cartesian, not mystical at all," Telerman says, reflecting his background as a philosophy professor. "I have read mystical texts, but I'm not mystical. But some part of my life has been lived in this corner of the world."
    on Jul 22, 2004 By: Jorge Telerman Source: Prague Post

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