omniscience omniscience

Definition(s):

  • (n) the state of being omniscient; having infinite knowledge

Usage(s):

  1. Nostalgia portrays Roosevelt as the smiling and confident man who knew the answers, but in 1932 there was no such omniscience.
  2. Lawyers disliked his air of domineering omniscience, which seemed seldom justified by his understanding of their cases.
  3. Mugezi's uncanny omniscience takes some getting used to, but the effort is worth making.

News

  • Photo Tour: Inside Facebook's New High-Tech Cold Storage Data Center

    Facebook (arguably) owns more data than God. But how to store a cache of user data collected at the scale of omniscience? If you're Facebook, just build another custom-crafted server storage locker roughly the size of the USS Abraham Lincoln on top of a breezy plateau in the Oregon high desert. The company's new Prineville, Ore., data center employs an ultra-green "cold storage" plan  designed ...
    on October 17, 2013     Source: ReadWriteWeb

Quotes

  1. "The court itself acknowledges the existence of God," Chambers said Wednesday. "A consequence of that acknowledgment is a recognition of God's omniscience."
    on Oct 15, 2008 By: Ernie Chambers Source: USA Today

  2. "Omniscience is not given to us. There is no way to predict how innovative markets will develop," Mr. Greenspan said.
    on Jun 16, 2008 By: Alan Greenspan Source: Wall Street Journal

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