> > http://it.mycareer.com.au/hardware/20001128/A36081-2000Nov24.html
> "Just as man learned to fly by watching birds, so we can develop faster,
> cheaper and cleaner processes by imitating biology."
> Ummm, does anyone else see a problem with this statement?
Partially true: the airfoil is an imitation of birds' wings, and most
pre-Kitty Hawk attempts at powered aircraft got that part right. Just
don't do a blind imitation of bioligy, as shown by the crucial element
that powered aircraft needed (unless any bird species have engines on
the power range we do).
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