[NTLK] 2010 thanks and a quick question...

Lord Groundhog LordGroundhog at gmail.com
Mon Mar 15 20:57:51 EDT 2010

~~~ On 2010/03/15 21:52, James Wages at james at kiramek.com wrote ~~~

> Simply reading this paper made me feel strange.  While reading it I was
> thinking, "why would anyone even take time to write something like this?"
> But there are all many of hoops one must jump through to earn a good grade
> or garner respect in Academia, so I can understand the underlying reasons.
> Suffice it to say, I won't be reading it a second time.  I like my Newton,
> but that in no way makes me some kind of freak or fanatical cult member.
> Indeed, the really fanatics though tend to be the ones who go around and
> over-analyze people.

So I guess we should start preparing for when Jobs or Gates or somebody
decides to deprogram us AND our Newtons?


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³Any sufficiently advanced magic is indistinguishable from a Newton.²
            -- what Arthur C. Clarke meant

(With thanks to Chod Lang)

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