Francis Bacon :
- n English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
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- To friend or not to friend: What if William Shakespeare had been a power Facebook user?
Carnegie Mellon researchers call the project Six Degrees of Francis Bacon (SDFB). But what it is is an great big data mining project that tries to trace the influence and ideas of Bacon, William Shakespeare, Isaac Newton and more than 6,000 others from the 16th-17th centuries to let scholars and students reassemble and discuss or debate the era's networked culture.
June 13, 2013 - Network World