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Alex Bäcker's Wiki

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Welcome to Alex Bäcker's wiki.

Who Alex Bäcker, Ph.D., is- Olympic Champion, MIT/Caltech/DOE scientist & inventor, Founder of abInventio, the invention factory, Whozat & QLess


Get an alert when the swine flu shot is available in your area --and perhaps even get to skip the lines.


Read about how QLess eliminates standing in line at . 107 diggs and counting! 


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Recent favorite posts:

Recent posts with the highest number of pageviews:

The Evolution of Humor 

Mathematics, Language, Poetry and Music: A Continuum

Airplanes that board as fast as trains

The Paradox of Monogamy


My readers' all-time favorite posts:

These are posts that 100% of readers found engaging enough that they kept reading afterwards:

9 women cannot make a baby in 1 month

A Unified Theory of Biodiversity

A Better Democracy

Babies do not learn by imitation

Don't Quit

The effect of shared vulnerabilities on the survival of complex systems

The Fear Factor

Why Babies Like to be Rocked to Sleep


Some of my most thought-provoking posts:

These are posts that readers spent an average of more than 5 minutes reading:

On the valuation of private company securities

Why Ontogeny Recapitulates Phylogeny

The Selective Advantage of Aging

Which CTR does Google Adwords use to determine AdRank

Self-organizing Government


Some of my most popular posts:


Scientific publications: 1994-2005 2005-

Origin of Silent Letters

Why the Sex Ratio is 1

On Profit Maximization as the Social Responsibility of Business

How To Start a Company

On Venture Capitalists

Smart people should work in start-ups

Best of 2006

Best of 2007

How to get notified of changes to this wiki via RSS feeds

Why this wiki was started

Why a wiki instead of a blog

The ab|inventio™ Gazette: The latest scoop from The Invention Factory™

Alex's Caltech Home Page

You may contact Alex at .



QLess Virtual lines: waiting in line sucks


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