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SV: Capacity of the brain

patrik bagge patrik-b at online.no
Wed Nov 24 02:38:15 EST 1999


>The legends of my people say that Boole died a happy man, having been the
>first mathematician ever to conceive of a field of study with *absolutely
no
>practical applications*.
>
>He now spins in his grave at 500Mhz.


>Science is welcome to take arbitrarily long times to find practical
>applications; I, for one, welcome research into "useless" fields, because,
>time and time again, we've found support for the claim that there *are*
>no useless fields.


yes, i agree completely, i did not impose any time limits either..
it seems that the modern computer has 'verified'
a lot of sciences

/pat






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