RE: virus: MS Weapon

Robin Faichney (
Mon, 13 Oct 1997 11:25:48 +0100

> From: Dave K-P[]
> At 02:48 PM 10/12/97 -0700, Tadeusz Niwinski wrote:
> >I think it was Lord Rutherford who compared equations for particles
> and
> >waves, and "just for the fun of it" assumed matter and energy to be
> the same
> >thing, which eventually led to Einstein's E= mc^2. Can we, just for
> the fun
> >of it, think of equalling information to matter and/or energy?
> Which in many ways, ties back to the objectivist/sujectivist debate of
> walking into rush-hour traffic with one's eyes closed. I didn't see
> the
> car coming... does it hit me? This sort of takes the fun out of
> equalling
> information to matter and energy, even for my extremly loose
> definition of
> information.
All that says is: if an info processor ignores available info,
that may compromise its future info processing capacity.


But seriously, folks, if you do view information on a par
with matter and energy, you just have to take it as seriously
as you do them.