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"Bullard, Claude L (Len)" scripsit:
> Do we want Google to "evolve" into a business
> registry where the opinions of the competitors
> determine the ranking instead of the registered
> assertions of the vendor so registered?
Google counts the scalar number of opinions, not the vector sum of their
> I believe hang gliders can evolve into airplanes
> as long as their is **some form of memory** involved.
Didn't airplanes, on the contrary, evolve into hang gliders? It seems
clear that lungs evolved into fish swim-bladders, not vice versa: the
common ancestor had lungs, and swim bladders evolved two separate times.
The alternative, that swim bladders are ancestral and lungs evolved four
separate times, is far more unpalatable.
> Memory of results is key. If you don't have a
> benevolent dictator, you need documentation.
http://nuzban.wiw.org/wiki/index.php?Elephant which will be next year's project.
> A successful design organization that can effectively
> turn complex designs into reliable systems focuses
> on team building as the first job of management. MS
> beats their competitors every time that way.
Sorry, I can't swallow statements that put "MS" and "reliability"
in the same vicinity, not even from self-proclaimed Thralls.
We call nothing profound email@example.com
that is not wittily expressed. John Cowan
--Northrop Frye (improved) http://www.reutershealth.com