RE: virus: Truth Table
Mon, 18 Nov 1996 20:22:33 -0600 (CST)

On Wed, 13 Nov 1996, Richard Brodie wrote:

> Tad wrote:
> >We are trying to find a name for "something" we all understand somehow.
> >It is a property (or a set of properties) of Objective Reality which
> >makes this
> >world knowable and predictable and lets humans fly without wings.
> Tad!
> Two airplanes collided yesterday and killed 350 people!
> When will you let go of this foolish notion that the world is knowable
> and predictable?
> Admit it! You're a gambler, and the worst kind: one that doesn't know
> when to quit!

Oh dear.

I can just imagine someone yelling at the businessman who's making plans
for the big killing in business this year [Apple Computer(s?) comes to
mind; I've been researching their fiscal report to see if I should even
make provisions for porting a program to Macs, and I'm not impressed]:
"You fool! You can't even predict tomorrow, and you're planning a year
ahead?!" Presumably the plans are inflexible....

/ Towards the conversion of data into information....
/ Kenneth Boyd