Re: RE: RE: Great piece on RSS
"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 intensities. > 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 jcowan@r... that is not wittily expressed. John Cowan --Northrop Frye (improved) http://www.reutershealth.com
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