Re: the passing of a champion
Date: Wed, 8 Jul 2009 12:02:41 -0700 (PDT)
On Jul 4, 10:23 pm, Frank Hamersley <terabitemigh..._at_bigpond.com>
> Keith H Duggar wrote:
> > The WWW has turned
> > what is typically already open information into closed informa-
> > tion through sheer lack of intelligence and insight into infor-
> > mation science and has forced what could have been simple quer-
> > ies in a straight-forward language into massive amounts of ran-
> > dom guesswork.
> Just playing Devils avocate ... is this lossiness and non determinism
> any different to the evolution/collation over the past several thousand
> (or more) years of the entire corpus of knowlege (at least that part
> that is generally accepted as correct).
> That said, given we do have better repositories than (say) the scrolls
> in Carthage, I feel we should be obliged to resist the disorder
> described by Erik.
--- "Do you think that is air you are breathing? ... Mmm" -- MorpheusReceived on Wed Jul 08 2009 - 21:02:41 CEST