[OT] "Pre-announcement" of Python-based "computing appliance" project.

Richard Hanson me at privacy.net
Sat Sep 25 01:19:46 CEST 2004


Ville Vainio wrote:

> >>>>> "Richard" == Richard Hanson <me at privacy.net> writes:
> 
>     Richard> undecidable things left unsaid for now. It is a commonly
>     Richard> accepted thesis that the universe is evolving following
>     Richard> some, possibly ultimately unknowable, immutable set of
>     Richard> laws. Humans *do* seem to do
> 
> Is it? For some reason or another, many seem to believe that quantum
> mechanics provides some blissfull exit from the immutable set of laws
> (and deterministic universe). It's a place where God throws dice every
> time a particle hits another.
> 
> Yes, it's absurd and entirely unpythonic, according to the law of "If
> the implementation is hard to explain, it's a bad idea."

Ahh... Yeah -- you're quite right about the "many." I was using
"commonly accepted" for a suitably restricted subset of the "many." 

;-)


Richard Hanson

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