Re: Technology as Dribble Glass

Eugene Leitl (
Thu, 11 Dec 1997 12:42:40 +0300 (MSK)

On Wed, 10 Dec 1997, Steve Witham wrote:

> [ a very fine post snipped ]
> Measuring ourselves by dribble-glass standards is not a game I want to be
> included in, implicitly or not.

Very well, what should we do? Autodafe the designers? Wipe out criminally
pointy-haired decision-makers, and the mob which adapts to broken designs
stampedeing all over the marketplace? Pass me that torch, please.

This seems about forcing 'good' decisions upon resisting imbecility. About
memetic engineering. Last time I looked it was not a formal discipline

Let's put Machiavelli on a scientific platform.


> --Steve