Ground Zero officially becomes the National September 11th Memorial today. The memorial is impressive in so many obvious ways and also in less obvious ways. I had the great pleasure to listen to Jer Thorp speak last month at SciFoo about how an algorithm was designed to help with the placement of the names that are inscribed in bronze around the memorial pools. Read more about it here,. at Jer Thorp's blog.
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Jennifer Jacquet (jenniferjacquet.com) is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of British Columbia researching cooperation and the tragedy of the commons. Follow Jennifer Jacquet on Twitter