Re: List Filtration (a.k.a.: Signal to Noise Ratio)
Tue, 24 Dec 1996 09:05:05 -0500

In a message dated 96-12-24 01:31:35 EST, Kevin Kennedy writes:

> I've been on the list for over two years, and must unfortunately agree.
> the list became more open, with the subscription fee removed, I find
> increasingly deleting messages without reading them. The other day I had
> messages, of which I read maybe two. The bulk of communication on the list

> has
> become predictable.
> I must unfortunately unsubscribe. (Like anyone will miss a turbo-lurker
> myself) I fully intend to check out the ExI web site and archives on a
> regular
> basis, and to subscribe to Extropy. I hope these will prove as stimulating

> as
> this list was in its heyday.

Hang tight. As Max mentioned the other day, the perennial question of "list
quality" is about to be addressed in a big way with some very interesting new
ideas and initiatives by the Extropy Institute. Any delay is due only to the
desire to make the Institute's next steps _quality_ moves that really improve
the group's "on-line life".

Greg Burch <> <> or
"Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must
be driven into practice with courageous impatience."
-- Admiral Hyman G. Rickover