Re: Citation requested: bandwidth/communication/sex

Hara Ra (
Wed, 09 Oct 1996 02:11:33 -0700

Kathryn Aegis wrote:
> Can someone point me in the direction of the ORIGINAL source of a
> certain concept regarding "bandwidth" and the human function of
> copulation? I have been told that it originated with an Extropian.
> In it's most recent incarnation it was inflicted upon me as a pickup
> line, which leads me to believe that the author's original idea is
> being misused. (Given my visceral response, I sincerely hope
> that it is a distortion of the idea.)
Signal to noise ratio is important too.... Especially desired signal
to noise level. I suspect the idea itself is a lot older than
my guess is maybe the days of the telegraph and Edison..

Of course if the frequencies are above the allowed sampling rate, one
gets aliased....

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